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JC Penney Co Inc  (NYSE:JCP) Cash Flow from Financing: \$-487 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 2017)

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 Jul. 2017, JC Penney Co Inc received \$3 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 received \$0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent \$45 Mil on other financial activities. In all, JC Penney Co Inc spent \$353 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jul. 2017.

Historical Data

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

JC Penney Co Inc Annual Data

 Jan08 Jan09 Jan10 Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Cash Flow from Financing -274.00 3,188.00 -294.00 -562.00 -31.00

JC Penney Co Inc Quarterly Data

 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Cash Flow from Financing -56.00 69.00 36.00 -239.00 -353.00

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.

JC Penney Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 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 = 0 + -161 + 0 + 0 + 130 = -31

JC Penney Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 is

 Cash Flow from Financing (Q: Jul. 2017 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred Stock + Cash Flow for Dividends + Other Financing = 3 + -311 + {NetIssuanceofpreferred_last}} + 0 + -45 = -353

Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2017 was 69 (Oct. 2016 ) + 36 (Jan. 2017 ) + -239 (Apr. 20 ) + -353 (Jul. 2017 ) = \$-487 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.

JC Penney Co Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$3 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc received \$3 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.

JC Penney Co Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$-311 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc spent \$311 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.

JC Penney Co Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$0 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc 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.

JC Penney Co Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$0 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc received \$0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

JC Penney Co Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$-45 Mil. JC Penney Co Inc spent \$45 Mil on other financial activities.

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