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Q.E.P. Co Inc  (OTCPK:QEPC) Cash Flow from Financing: \$-7.2 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2011)

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 six months ended in Feb. 2011, Q.E.P. Co Inc paid \$1.5 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent {COMPANY->currency_symbol}{NetIssuanceofDebt_last_f} Mil paying down its debt. It paid \$0.0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent \$0.0 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received \$0.0 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Q.E.P. Co Inc spent \$7.2 Mil on financial activities for the six months ended in Feb. 2011.

Historical Data

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

Q.E.P. Co Inc Annual Data

 Feb02 Feb03 Feb04 Feb05 Feb06 Feb07 Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Cash Flow from Financing -4.06 -8.27 0.93 -8.43 -7.17

Q.E.P. Co Inc Semi-Annual Data

 Feb96 Feb97 Feb98 Feb99 Feb00 Feb01 Feb02 Feb03 Feb04 Feb05 Feb06 Feb07 Feb08 Feb09 Feb10 Feb11 Cash Flow from Financing -4.06 -8.27 0.93 -8.43 -7.17

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.

Q.E.P. Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Feb. 2011 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 = -1.455 + -5.69 + 0 + -0.02 + 4.2674197509E-16 = -7.2

Q.E.P. Co Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2011 is

 Cash Flow from Financing (Q: Feb. 2011 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred Stock + Cash Flow for Dividends + Other Financing = -1.455 + -5.69 + {NetIssuanceofpreferred_last}} + -0.02 + 4.2674197509E-16 = -7.2

For stock reported semi-annually, GuruFocus uses latest annual data as the TTM data. Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2011 was \$-7.2 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.

Q.E.P. Co Inc's net issuance of stock for the six months ended in Feb. 2011 was \$-1.5 Mil. Q.E.P. Co Inc paid \$1.5 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.

Q.E.P. Co Inc's net issuance of debt for the six months ended in Feb. 2011 was \$-5.7 Mil. Q.E.P. Co Inc spent \$5.7 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.

Q.E.P. Co Inc's net issuance of preferred for the six months ended in Feb. 2011 was \$0.0 Mil. Q.E.P. Co Inc paid \$0.0 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.

Q.E.P. Co Inc's cash flow for dividends for the six months ended in Feb. 2011 was \$-0.0 Mil. Q.E.P. Co Inc spent \$0.0 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Q.E.P. Co Inc's other financing for the six months ended in Feb. 2011 was \$0.0 Mil. Q.E.P. Co Inc received \$0.0 Mil on other financial activities.

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