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BG Group PLC  (OTCPK:BRGYY) Cash Flow from Financing: \$-812 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 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 Sep. 2015, BG Group PLC received \$5 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It spent {COMPANY->currency_symbol}{NetIssuanceofDebt_last_f} Mil paying down its debt. It paid \$0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent \$480 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent \$51 Mil on other financial activities. In all, BG Group PLC spent \$544 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Sep. 2015.

Historical Data

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

BG Group PLC Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Cash Flow from Financing 4,322.00 -209.00 169.00 -91.00 -1,493.00

BG Group PLC Quarterly Data

 Mar11 Jun11 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Cash Flow from Financing 1,673.00 -52.00 -1,889.00 -544.00 992.00

Calculation

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.

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

 Cash Flow from Financing (A: {A1}) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred Stock + Cash Flow for Dividends + Other Financing = 17 + 55 + 0 + -980 + -585 = -1,493

BG Group PLC's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2015 is

 Cash Flow from Financing (Q: Sep. 2015 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred Stock + Cash Flow for Dividends + Other Financing = 5 + -18 + {NetIssuanceofpreferred_last}} + -480 + -51 = -544

Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2015 was 1673 (Dec. 2014 ) + -52 (Mar. 2015 ) + -1889 (Jun. 2015 ) + -544 (Sep. 2015 ) = \$-812 Mil.

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

BG Group PLC's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$5 Mil. BG Group PLC received \$5 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.

BG Group PLC's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$-18 Mil. BG Group PLC spent \$18 Mil paying down its debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred Stock:
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.

BG Group PLC's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$0 Mil. BG Group PLC paid \$0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Cash Flow for Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

BG Group PLC's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$-480 Mil. BG Group PLC spent \$480 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

BG Group PLC's other financing for the three months ended in Sep. 2015 was \$-51 Mil. BG Group PLC spent \$51 Mil on other financial activities.

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