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Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM)
Cash from Financing
$-17,888 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 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 Dec. 2014, Exxon Mobil Corporation paid $3,298 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $7,390 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $3,000 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $105 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Exxon Mobil Corporation earned $1,197 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 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.

Exxon Mobil Corporation'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
=-13153+6966+0+-11816+115
=-17,888

Exxon Mobil Corporation's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2014 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Dec. 2014 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-3298+7390+0+-3000+105
=1,197

Exxon Mobil Corporation Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2014 was -7816 (Mar. 2014 ) + -5596 (Jun. 2014 ) + -5673 (Sep. 2014 ) + 1197 (Dec. 2014 ) = $-17,888 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.

Exxon Mobil Corporation's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-3,298 Mil. Exxon Mobil Corporation paid $3,298 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.

Exxon Mobil Corporation's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $7,390 Mil. Exxon Mobil Corporation received $7,390 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.

Exxon Mobil Corporation's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $0 Mil. Exxon Mobil Corporation 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.

Exxon Mobil Corporation's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $-3,000 Mil. Exxon Mobil Corporation spent $3,000 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Exxon Mobil Corporation's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2014 was $105 Mil. Exxon Mobil Corporation received $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.

Exxon Mobil Corporation Annual Data

Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock -17,280-28,385-30,743-34,981-18,951-12,050-21,131-20,875-15,948-13,153
Net Issuance of Debt -1,50273598-527-153-6,2101,957-2,90811,6046,966
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -7,478-7,867-7,910-8,433-8,303-8,779-9,326-10,419-11,179-11,816
Other Financing -681-31-290-8612411524433447115
Cash from Financing -26,941-36,210-38,345-44,027-27,283-26,924-28,256-33,868-15,476-17,888

Exxon Mobil Corporation Quarterly Data

Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14
Net Issuance of Stock -5,000-5,245-5,619-4,024-3,007-3,298-3,858-2,996-3,001-3,298
Net Issuance of Debt -3,088161,5926,1761,9211,915-1,1684323127,390
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -2,772-2,632-2,666-2,874-2,810-2,829-2,790-3,039-2,987-3,000
Other Financing 0136-17734073105
Cash from Financing -10,860-7,725-6,694-715-3,889-4,178-7,816-5,596-5,6731,197
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