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Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows - USD ($)
$ in Millions
9 Months Ended
Nov. 30, 2023
Nov. 30, 2022
CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES    
Net income (loss) $ 1,360.8 $ (261.7)
Adjustments to reconcile net income (loss) to net cash provided by (used in) operating activities:    
Unrealized net (gain) loss on securities measured at fair value 85.4 39.1
Deferred tax provision (benefit) 28.2 218.4
Depreciation 321.8 278.4
Stock-based compensation 49.5 56.1
Equity in (earnings) losses of equity method investees and related activities, net of distributed earnings 257.3 845.4
Noncash lease expense 62.9 66.7
Amortization of debt issuance costs and loss on extinguishment of debt 8.9 31.1
Impairment of equity method investments 136.1 1,060.3
(Gain) loss on sale of business 15.1 (13.8)
Gain (loss) on settlement of Pre-issuance hedge contracts 1.4 20.7
Change in operating assets and liabilities, net of effects from purchase and sale of business:    
Accounts receivable 6.9 (25.3)
Inventories (90.4) (259.3)
Prepaid expenses and other current assets (49.1) 204.7
Accounts payable 24.5 187.4
Other accrued expenses and liabilities 37.1 (247.0)
Other 90.4 79.4
Total adjustments 986.0 2,542.3
Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities 2,346.8 2,280.6
CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES    
Purchase of property, plant, and equipment (911.9) (683.8)
Purchase of business, net of cash acquired (7.5) (37.1)
Investments in equity method investees and securities (34.6) (29.5)
Proceeds from sale of assets 21.8 6.6
Proceeds from sale of business 5.4 96.7
Other investing activities (3.1) 0.5
Net cash provided by (used in) investing activities (929.9) (646.6)
CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES    
Proceeds from issuance of long-term debt 744.8 2,845.8
Principal payments of long-term debt (807.5) (1,657.3)
Net proceeds from (repayments of) short-term borrowings (706.4) 552.6
Dividends paid (491.1) (441.1)
Purchases of treasury stock (249.7) (1,400.5)
Proceeds from shares issued under equity compensation plans 89.0 36.7
Payments of minimum tax withholdings on stock-based payment awards (11.2) (10.5)
Payments of debt issuance, debt extinguishment, and other financing costs (5.3) (34.1)
Distributions to noncontrolling interests (35.0) (37.5)
Payment to holders of Class B Stock in connection with the Reclassification 0.0 (1,500.0)
Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities (1,472.4) (1,645.9)
Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents 0.7 (2.5)
Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents (54.8) (14.4)
Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period 133.5 199.4
Cash and cash equivalents, end of period 78.7 185.0
Supplemental disclosures of noncash investing and financing activities    
Additions to property, plant, and equipment $ 178.1 $ 174.6

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