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Air Products & Chemicals Inc (NYSE:APD)
Cash Flow from Financing
$-1,531 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, Air Products & Chemicals Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $500 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $187 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Air Products & Chemicals Inc spent $687 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.

Air Products & Chemicals 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
=0+331.2+0+-721.2+118.9
=-271

Air Products & Chemicals 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+-499.6+0+-187.1+-0.6
=-687

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -249 (Jun. 2016 ) + 379.7 (Sep. 2016 ) + -974.5 (Dec. 2016 ) + -687.3 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-1,531 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc paid $0 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-500 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc spent $500 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $0 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-187 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc spent $187 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Air Products & Chemicals Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1 Mil. Air Products & Chemicals Inc spent $1 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.

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Annual Data

Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13Sep14Sep15Sep16
Net Issuance of Stock -372-79300-649-53-462000
Net Issuance of Debt 612306405-2854574209271-84331
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -312-349-373-399-457-515-566-628-678-721
Other Financing 581396310416470215122-184119
Cash from Financing -15-69995-580-485-78115-504-945-271

Air Products & Chemicals Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Net Issuance of Stock 0000000000
Net Issuance of Debt 16-9-10615-20-48-107505-785-500
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -164-165-174-174-174-175-186-186-187-187
Other Financing 36308-257-6214461-2-1
Cash from Financing -112-145-272-417-200-202-249380-975-687
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