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Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Net Issuance of Stock
$-8,298 Mil (TTM As of Jan. 2017)

A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was $-2,044 Mil. The number is negative, which means that Wal-Mart Stores Inc has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares quarterly.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc's net issuance of stock for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was $-8,298 Mil.


Definition

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.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Net Issuance of Stock for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jan. 2017 was -2735 (Apr. 2016 ) + -2117 (Jul. 2016 ) + -1402 (Oct. 2016 ) + -2044 (Jan. 2017 ) = $-8,298 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Net Issuance of Stock -7,691-3,521-7,712-14,776-6,298-7,600-6,683-1,015-4,112-8,298

Wal-Mart Stores Inc Quarterly Data

Oct14Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17
Net Issuance of Stock -820-280-1,003-437-2,392-2,735-2,117-1,402-2,044
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