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WGL Holdings Inc (NYSE:WGL)
Cash Flow from Financing
$504 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, WGL Holdings Inc received $0 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back shares. It received $94 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $25 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $133 Mil on other financial activities. In all, WGL Holdings Inc spent $64 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.

WGL Holdings Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Sep. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Sep. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=78.287+410.125+0+-92.841+40.968
=437

WGL Holdings Inc'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
=0.047+93.7+0+-25.299+-132.887
=-64

WGL Holdings Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was 51.677 (Jun. 2016 ) + 198.32 (Sep. 2016 ) + 318.469 (Dec. 2016 ) + -64.439 (Mar. 2017 ) = $504 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.

WGL Holdings Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0 Mil. WGL Holdings Inc received $0 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.

WGL Holdings Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $94 Mil. WGL Holdings Inc received $94 Mil from issuing more 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.

WGL Holdings Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0 Mil. WGL Holdings Inc 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.

WGL Holdings Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-25 Mil. WGL Holdings Inc spent $25 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

WGL Holdings Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-133 Mil. WGL Holdings Inc spent $133 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.

WGL Holdings Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock 1214522510-55-4178
Net Issuance of Debt 7129-98-104-16131127189157410
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -67-69-74-77-74-77-86-86-91-93
Other Financing 10-1-1-105-2-541
Cash from Financing -4774-168-160-8655464519437

WGL Holdings Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Net Issuance of Stock -4100003246000
Net Issuance of Debt 193-175279-140020700094
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -22-22-23-23-23-22-24-24-24-25
Other Financing -2-0-298295198-20529222342-133
Cash from Financing 127-198-421321741252198318-64
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