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Aflac Inc (NYSE:AFL)
Net Issuance of Stock
$-1,370 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2017)

A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares.

Aflac Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Mar. 2017 was $-599 Mil. The number is negative, which means that Aflac Inc has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares quarterly.

Aflac Inc's net issuance of stock for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was $-1,370 Mil.


Definition

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.

Aflac Inc Net Issuance of Stock for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2017 was -390 (Jun. 2016 ) + -190 (Sep. 2016 ) + -191 (Dec. 2016 ) + -599 (Mar. 2017 ) = $-1,370 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.

Aflac Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Net Issuance of Stock -559-1,4587-76-282-86-725-1,177-1,279-1,376

Aflac Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Net Issuance of Stock -504-597-231-225-226-605-390-190-191-599
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