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Campbell Soup Co (NYSE:CPB)
Cash Flow from Financing
$-1,023 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, Campbell Soup Co paid $71 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $83 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $107 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It spent $1 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Campbell Soup Co spent $262 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.

Campbell Soup Co's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jul. 2016 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Jul. 2016 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-141+-547+0+-390+7
=-1,071

Campbell Soup Co's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2017 is

Cash from Financing(Q: Apr. 2017 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=-71+-83+0+-107+-1
=-262

Campbell Soup Co Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Apr. 2017 was -243 (Jul. 2016 ) + -173 (Oct. 2016 ) + -345 (Jan. 2017 ) + -262 (Apr. 2017 ) = $-1,023 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.

Campbell Soup Co's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $-71 Mil. Campbell Soup Co paid $71 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.

Campbell Soup Co's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $-83 Mil. Campbell Soup Co spent $83 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.

Campbell Soup Co's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $0 Mil. Campbell Soup Co 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.

Campbell Soup Co's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $-107 Mil. Campbell Soup Co spent $107 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Campbell Soup Co's other financing for the three months ended in Apr. 2017 was $-1 Mil. Campbell Soup Co 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.

Campbell Soup Co Annual Data

Jul07Jul08Jul09Jul10Jul11Jul12Jul13Jul14Jul15Jul16
Net Issuance of Stock -975-856-455-333-632-300-70-58-235-141
Net Issuance of Debt -605-123-20135295-2571,675-49491-547
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -308-329-350-365-378-373-367-391-394-390
Other Financing 2581171510-118127
Cash from Financing -1,863-1,300-814-556-700-9201,237-925-526-1,071

Campbell Soup Co Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
Net Issuance of Stock -58-58-52-31-53-32-25-112-120-71
Net Issuance of Debt -181-104324-11-241-173-12259-118-83
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends -98-98-97-100-97-97-96-100-107-107
Other Financing 0-310-200270-200-1
Cash from Financing -337-263185-162-391-275-243-173-345-262
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