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Zions Bancorp (NAS:ZION)
Cash from Financing
$1,229 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, Zions Bancorp received $1 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent $125 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $27 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $487 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Zions Bancorp spent $639 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.

Zions Bancorp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=22.392+-184.988+-175.669+-108.055+2518.246
=2,072

Zions Bancorp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=0.538+-125.435+0+-27.421+-487.083
=-639

Zions Bancorp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2016 was 762.384 (Jun. 2015 ) + -96.836 (Sep. 2015 ) + 1203.115 (Dec. 2015 ) + -639.401 (Mar. 2016 ) = $1,229 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.

Zions Bancorp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $1 Mil. Zions Bancorp received $1 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.

Zions Bancorp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-125 Mil. Zions Bancorp spent $125 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.

Zions Bancorp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $0 Mil. Zions Bancorp 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.

Zions Bancorp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-27 Mil. Zions Bancorp spent $27 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Zions Bancorp's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2016 was $-487 Mil. Zions Bancorp spent $487 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.

Zions Bancorp Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 53-263351-19772614379452622
Net Issuance of Debt 9503,755-3,637-2,94857-11114-198-1,319-185
Net Issuance of Preferred 23601,339000-1,543-7990-176
Dividends -161-196-196-96-109-156-134-120-96-108
Other Financing 2,3479433,662-1,761-9071,9373,2791731,4462,518
Cash from Financing 3,4254,2401,519-4,807191,6961,761-1505572,072

Zions Bancorp Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
Net Issuance of Stock 2325202151431
Net Issuance of Debt -33-185-258-90225-49-21-66-49-125
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -25-24-24-23-25-23-29-27-28-27
Other Financing 667170-8655591,582274807-171,278-487
Cash from Financing 610-36-1,1451541,584203762-971,203-639
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