General Motors Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GM)

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For analyzing any company like General Motors from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about General Motors profits and General Motors debt. General Motors stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $9.62B for 2015. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   GM decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-28.04B for the latest 2015. View details of General Motors cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
General Motors Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.02B7.24B8.16B38.95B7.54B7.09B15.42B18.91B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.75B244M-1.33B630M-4.12B-966M-9.5B-1.29B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net-3.9B-1.44B470M-35.11B-4.91B-5.93B-128.38B1.36B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-7.87B-7.09B-7.57B-8.07B-6.24B-4.01B-5.27B-7.18B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-928M-53M-2.62B-44M-53M-3.58B-2.13B-1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-16.64B-15.14B-29.7B131M-10.81B-6.05B-816M2.33B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-2.6B6.59B25.52B4.48B4.37B14.87B-10.76B3.09B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.52B-3.28B-2.44B-5.09B11M3.4B--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities18.42B11.85B7.85B1.66B566M-10.33B48.77B8.23B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings1.13B391M156M-247M131M-1.1B-2.72B-4.1B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.24B-3.17B-1.69B-939M-916M-1.57B-97M-283M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.35B-1.1B-400M-8M-253M334M269M-778M
General Motors Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B22.68B33.07B24.82B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End15.24B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B41.69B14.05B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.

The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The General Motors stock price history and General Motors stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • General Motors had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $-3.72B for the latest year 2015. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the General Motors stock price , albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $11.98B for General Motors in the latest year. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $11.98B for GM in last year report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $13.69B for General Motors. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.

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