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Weatherford International PLC (NYSE:WFT)
Cash from Financing
$-45 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2016, Weatherford International PLC received $630 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $381 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Weatherford International PLC earned $250 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 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.

Weatherford International PLC's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Weatherford International PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is

Weatherford International PLC Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was -5 (Jun. 2015 ) + -71 (Sep. 2015 ) + -219 (Dec. 2015 ) + 250 (Mar. 2016 ) = $-45 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.

Weatherford International PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $630 Mil. Weatherford International PLC received $630 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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.

Weatherford International PLC's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-381 Mil. Weatherford International PLC spent $381 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.

Weatherford International PLC's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Weatherford International PLC 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.

Weatherford International PLC's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Weatherford International PLC received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Weatherford International PLC's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1 Mil. Weatherford International PLC received $1 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.

Weatherford International PLC Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock -493-212000000220
Net Issuance of Debt 6231,5891,9568342579899012-1,18335
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 16252172-63-222-6-19-23
Cash from Financing 1451,4021,978906-387961,0126-1,18012

Weatherford International PLC Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock 000000000630
Net Issuance of Debt -59160894-705-1,180325-8-79-203-381
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -7-323-10-7-1838-161
Cash from Financing -598605117-715-1,187307-5-71-219250
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