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Northern Trust Corp (NAS:NTRS)
Cash Flow from Financing
$4,830 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 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 Mar. 2017, Northern Trust Corp paid $70 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $1,034 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $93 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $1,510 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Northern Trust Corp spent $2,708 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Mar. 2017.


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.

Northern Trust Corp's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-411.1+1066.8+493.5+-356.4+6744.1
=7,537

Northern Trust Corp's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2017 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Mar. 2017 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-70.1+-1034.4+0+-92.8+-1510.3
=-2,708

Northern Trust Corp Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 4129 (Jun. 2016 ) + -1307.3 (Sep. 2016 ) + 4715.4 (Dec. 2016 ) + -2707.6 (Mar. 2017 ) = $4,830 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.

Northern Trust Corp's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-70 Mil. Northern Trust Corp paid $70 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new 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.

Northern Trust Corp's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1,034 Mil. Northern Trust Corp spent $1,034 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.

Northern Trust Corp's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0 Mil. Northern Trust Corp 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.

Northern Trust Corp's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-93 Mil. Northern Trust Corp spent $93 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Northern Trust Corp's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1,510 Mil. Northern Trust Corp spent $1,510 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 local exchange's currency.

Northern Trust Corp Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock -8-68736-6-79-162-310-481-497-411
Net Issuance of Debt -1,837-1,046704-349250-8591,204-8042,0821,067
Net Issuance of Preferred 01,576-1,57600003890494
Dividends -220-248-307-273-274-354-221-303-348-356
Other Financing 7,52512,1628641,77315,907-1,6973,7148,2737,2986,744
Cash from Financing 5,46012,3764211,14515,804-3,0734,3887,0748,5347,537

Northern Trust Corp Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Net Issuance of Stock -166-107-97-141-153-140-141-65-65-70
Net Issuance of Debt -199834483800-35-292,022-2,0401,113-1,034
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -78-87-83-90-89-89-88-88-92-93
Other Financing 25-2,83212,118770-2,7592572,3368853,759-1,510
Cash from Financing -417-2,19112,4211,340-3,035-04,129-1,3074,715-2,708
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