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EMC Corp  (NYSE:EMC) Cash Flow from Financing: \$-1,686 Mil (TTM As of Jun. 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 Jun. 2016, EMC Corp received \$39 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 \$226 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received \$240 Mil on other financial activities. In all, EMC Corp spent \$74 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jun. 2016.

Historical Data

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

EMC Corp Annual Data

 Dec06 Dec07 Dec08 Dec09 Dec10 Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Cash Flow from Financing -1,719.00 -2,149.00 2,076.00 -5,437.00 -2,292.00

EMC Corp Quarterly Data

 Sep11 Dec11 Mar12 Jun12 Sep12 Dec12 Mar13 Jun13 Sep13 Dec13 Mar14 Jun14 Sep14 Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Dec15 Mar16 Jun16 Cash Flow from Financing 697.00 -222.00 -946.00 -444.00 -74.00

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.

EMC Corp'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 = -2740 + 0 + 0 + -907 + 1355 = -2,292

EMC Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2016 is

 Cash Flow from Financing (Q: Jun. 2016 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred Stock + Cash Flow for Dividends + Other Financing = 39 + -127 + {NetIssuanceofpreferred_last}} + -226 + 240 = -74

Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2016 was -222 (Sep. 2015 ) + -946 (Dec. 2015 ) + -444 (Mar. 2016 ) + -74 (Jun. 2016 ) = \$-1,686 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.

EMC Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was \$39 Mil. EMC Corp received \$39 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.

EMC Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was \$-127 Mil. EMC Corp spent \$127 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.

EMC Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was \$0 Mil. EMC Corp 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.

EMC Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was \$-226 Mil. EMC Corp spent \$226 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

EMC Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was \$240 Mil. EMC Corp received \$240 Mil on other financial activities.

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