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Dollar General Cash Flow from Financing

: $-1,075 Mil (TTM As of Oct. 2020)
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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 Oct. 2020, Dollar General paid $902 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It spent $2 Mil paying down its debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It spent $88 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $28 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Dollar General spent $963 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Oct. 2020.


Dollar General Cash Flow from Financing Historical Data

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

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Dollar General Annual Data
Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Cash Flow from Financing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -1,310.18 -1,024.14 -1,077.55 -1,443.90 -1,450.68

Dollar General Quarterly Data
Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20
Cash Flow from Financing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -289.53 -346.30 892.23 -657.17 -963.47

Dollar General Cash Flow from Financing 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.

Dollar General's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2020 is calculated as:

Dollar General's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 is:


Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2020 was -346.3 (Jan. 2020 ) + 892.234 (Apr. 2020 ) + -657.169 (Jul. 2020 ) + -963.471 (Oct. 2020 ) = $-1,075 Mil.

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


Dollar General  (NYSE:DG) Cash Flow from Financing Explanation

Cash from financing contains six items:

1. Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. Issuance of stock represents the cash inflow from offering common stock, which is the additional capital contribution to the entity during the period.

Dollar General's issuance of stock for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $0 Mil.

2. Repurchase of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. Repurchase of stock represents the cash outflow to reacquire common stock during the period.

Dollar General's repurchase of stock for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $-902 Mil.

3. 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.

Dollar General's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $-2 Mil. Dollar General spent $2 Mil paying down its debt.

4. 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.

Dollar General's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $0 Mil. Dollar General paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

5. Cash Flow for Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Dollar General's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $-88 Mil. Dollar General spent $88 Mil paying cash dividends to shareholders.

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

Dollar General's other financing for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $28 Mil. Dollar General received $28 Mil on other financial activities.


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