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Broadcom Ltd  (NAS:AVGO) Cash Flow from Financing: \$-1,612 Mil (TTM As of Jul. 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 Jul. 2017, Broadcom Ltd received \$41 Mil more from issuing new shares than it paid to buy back 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 spent \$438 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent \$6 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Broadcom Ltd spent \$403 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Jul. 2017.

Historical Data

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

 Oct07 Oct08 Oct09 Oct10 Oct11 Oct12 Oct13 Oct14 Oct15 Oct16 Cash Flow from Financing -194.00 -169.00 5,329.00 -1,859.00 7,704.00

 Oct12 Jan13 Apr13 Jul13 Oct13 Jan14 Apr14 Jul14 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Cash Flow from Financing -1,469.00 -242.00 -595.00 -372.00 -403.00

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.

Broadcom Ltd's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Oct. 2016 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 = 295 + 8193 + 0 + -750 + -34 = 7,704

Broadcom Ltd's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Jul. 2017 is

 Cash Flow from Financing (Q: Jul. 2017 ) = Net Issuance of Stock + Net Issuance of Debt + Net Issuance of Preferred Stock + Cash Flow for Dividends + Other Financing = 41 + 0 + {NetIssuanceofpreferred_last}} + -438 + -6 = -403

Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jul. 2017 was -242 (Oct. 2016 ) + -595 (Jan. 2017 ) + -372 (Apr. 2017 ) + -403 (Jul. 2017 ) = \$-1,612 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.

Broadcom Ltd's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$41 Mil. Broadcom Ltd received \$41 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.

Broadcom Ltd's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$0 Mil. Broadcom Ltd received \$0 Mil from issuing more 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.

Broadcom Ltd's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$0 Mil. Broadcom Ltd paid \$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.

Broadcom Ltd's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$-438 Mil. Broadcom Ltd spent \$438 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Broadcom Ltd's other financing for the three months ended in Jul. 2017 was \$-6 Mil. Broadcom Ltd spent \$6 Mil on other financial activities.

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