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Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-863 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

Mastercard Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-238 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-863 Mil.

Note: A negative number here means the payment of dividends. When pays more dividends, the absolute value gets bigger.

Mastercard Inc's quarterly payment of dividends declined from Sep. 2016 ($-209 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-207 Mil) but then increased from Dec. 2016 ($-207 Mil) to Mar. 2017 ($-238 Mil).

Mastercard Inc's annual payment of dividends increased from Dec. 2014 ($-515 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($-727 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($-727 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-837 Mil).


Definition

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

Mastercard Inc Cash Flow for Dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -209 (Jun. 2016 ) + -209 (Sep. 2016 ) + -207 (Dec. 2016 ) + -238 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-863 Mil.

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


Related Terms

Cash 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.

Mastercard Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends -74-79-79-79-77-132-255-515-727-837

Mastercard Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends -127-184-183-181-179-212-209-209-207-238
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