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The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Cash from Financing
$83 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2015)

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 Oct. 2015, The Valspar Corp paid $71 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $297 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $24 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $4 Mil on other financial activities. In all, The Valspar Corp spent $388 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Oct. 2015.


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.

The Valspar Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Oct. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-322.42+476.676+0+-96.89+25.193
=83

The Valspar Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2015 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Oct. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-71.005+-297.342+0+-23.834+4.018
=-388

The Valspar Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2015 was 57.956 (Jan. 2015 ) + -24.07 (Apr. 2015 ) + 436.836 (Jul. 2015 ) + -388.163 (Oct. 2015 ) = $83 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.

The Valspar Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $-71 Mil. The Valspar Corp paid $71 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.

The Valspar Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $-297 Mil. The Valspar Corp spent $297 Mil paying down its 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.

The Valspar Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $0 Mil. The Valspar 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.

The Valspar Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $-24 Mil. The Valspar Corp spent $24 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

The Valspar Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Oct. 2015 was $4 Mil. The Valspar Corp received $4 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.

The Valspar Corp Annual Data

Oct06Oct07Oct08Oct09Oct10Oct11Oct12Oct13Oct14Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock 17-47-19-30-77-212-230-346-349-322
Net Issuance of Debt 98161-82-50411018829880477
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -45-53-56-60-63-68-73-81-87-97
Other Financing 37-18-11-35717214325
Cash from Financing 10844-168-144-94-173-198-108-31383

The Valspar Corp Quarterly Data

Jul13Oct13Jan14Apr14Jul14Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15
Net Issuance of Stock -78-93-68-102-73-107-84-92-75-71
Net Issuance of Debt 60177195-16-7015588531-297
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -20-20-22-22-22-22-25-24-24-24
Other Financing 545453011554
Cash from Financing -33-91-14-25-105-16858-24437-388
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