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Autodesk Inc (NAS:ADSK)
Cash Flow from Financing
$-690 Mil (TTM As of Apr. 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 Apr. 2017, Autodesk Inc paid $146 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 Mil from issuing more 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 $33 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Autodesk Inc spent $179 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Apr. 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.

Autodesk Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jan. 2017 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-502.1+0+0+0+-76.2
=-578

Autodesk Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is

Autodesk Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was -168.5 (Jul. 2016 ) + -118.6 (Oct. 2016 ) + -224 (Jan. 2017 ) + -178.8 (Apr. 2017 ) = $-690 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.

Autodesk Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $-146 Mil. Autodesk Inc paid $146 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.

Autodesk Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $0 Mil. Autodesk Inc received $0 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.

Autodesk Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $0 Mil. Autodesk 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.

Autodesk Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $0 Mil. Autodesk Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Autodesk Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $-33 Mil. Autodesk Inc spent $33 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.

Autodesk Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Jan10Jan11Jan12Jan13Jan14Jan15Jan16Jan17
Net Issuance of Stock -376-1677-159-151-211-136-237-347-502
Net Issuance of Debt 052-5200746007480
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 00003279-3-58-76
Cash from Financing -376-114-45-159-120541-127-240343-578

Autodesk Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
Net Issuance of Stock -59-61-113-126-47-49-167-80-207-146
Net Issuance of Debt 0000000000
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing -107420-52-18-2-39-17-33
Cash from Financing -60-61629-126-98-67-169-119-224-179
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