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United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) (NYSE:UPS)
Cash from Financing
$-6,081 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2014)

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 Mar. 2014, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) paid $594 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $1,175 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $596 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $105 Mil on other financial activities. In all, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) spent $120 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2014.


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.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-3347+-1775+0+-2260+-425
=-7,807

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-594+1175+0+-596+-105
=-120

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2014 was -2195 (Jun. 2013 ) + -675 (Sep. 2013 ) + -3091 (Dec. 2013 ) + -120 (Mar. 2014 ) = $-6,081 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own 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.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-594 Mil. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) paid $594 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.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $1,175 Mil. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) received $1,175 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.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $0 Mil. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) 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.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-596 Mil. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) spent $596 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)'s other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2014 was $-105 Mil. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) spent $105 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 own currency.

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -1,117-2,315-2,296-2,465-3,401-412-599-2,375-1,320-3,347
Net Issuance of Debt 00466,509-921-5221,246-951,729-1,775
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -1,208-1,391-1,577-1,703-2,219-1,751-1,818-1,997-2,130-2,260
Other Financing 311-469-24-44-161-360-175-395-96-425
Cash from Financing -2,014-4,175-3,8512,297-6,702-3,045-1,346-4,862-1,817-7,807

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
Net Issuance of Stock -422-416-275-458-171-844-730-924-849-594
Net Issuance of Debt -1,3028899841,935-2,079-178-538608-1,6671,175
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -497-534-534-532-530-572-568-562-558-596
Other Financing -157112-68-36-104-252-359203-17-105
Cash from Financing -2,37851107909-2,884-1,846-2,195-675-3,091-120
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