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Union Pacific Corp (NYSE:UNP)
Cash from Financing
$-2,310 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2016)

Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Sep. 2016, Union Pacific Corp paid $848 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $423 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $457 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Union Pacific Corp spent $882 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 2016.


Definition

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

Union Pacific Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2014 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-3225+1878+0+-1632+-3
=-2,982

Union Pacific Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-848+423+0+-457+0
=-882

Union Pacific Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2016 was -180 (Dec. 2015 ) + -219 (Mar. 2016 ) + -1029 (Jun. 2016 ) + -882 (Sep. 2016 ) = $-2,310 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

Cash from financing contains five items:

1. Net Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Union Pacific Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-848 Mil. Union Pacific Corp paid $848 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares.

2. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

Union Pacific Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $423 Mil. Union Pacific Corp received $423 Mil from issuing more debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

Union Pacific Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil. Union Pacific Corp paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Union Pacific Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $-457 Mil. Union Pacific Corp spent $457 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

5. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

Union Pacific Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2016 was $0 Mil. Union Pacific Corp received $0 Mil on other financial activities.


Related Terms

Cash Flow from Operations, Cash Flow from Investing, Net Issuance of Stock, Net Issuance of Debt, Dividends, Net Issuance of Preferred


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Union Pacific Corp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -17-1,375-1,6090-1,249-1,418-1,474-2,218-3,225-3,465
Net Issuance of Debt -6577891,049-28-518-204-638031,8782,772
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -322-364-481-544-602-837-1,146-1,333-1,632-2,344
Other Financing 212150106114-12-1641-301-3-26
Cash from Financing -784-800-935-458-2,381-2,623-2,682-3,049-2,982-3,063

Union Pacific Corp Quarterly Data

Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock -806-862-913-792-813-1,190-670-706-546-848
Net Issuance of Debt 662655-328131,034-40965996-17423
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -413-410-446-922-479-476-467-465-460-457
Other Financing 56-23-13-20-35-8-44-60
Cash from Financing -501-640-1,404-921-261-1,701-180-219-1,029-882
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