General Motors Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GM)

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The General Motors cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. In simple terms, the cash flow statement measures the cash that has come into the company, and the cash that has gone out during a given period, while the other statements, the income statement and balance sheet, give details about General Motors profits and General Motors debt. General Motors had cash and cash equivalents of $18.95B at beginning of year and $15.24B at year end for 2015. General Motors cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. General Motors saw a outflow of $12.34B from investing activities for 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
9.62B4.02B5.33B6.14B9.66B6.59B105.22B-31.05B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow8.02B7.24B8.16B38.95B7.54B7.09B15.42B18.91B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.75B244M-1.33B687M-3.97B-966M-9.5B-1.29B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations--------
Other Adjustments Net-3.9B-1.44B470M-35.17B-5.07B-5.93B-128.38B1.36B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
11.98B10.06B12.63B10.61B8.17B6.78B1.06B-12.07B
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-31.8B-19.92B-31.95B-919M-11.65B-6.05B-816M2.33B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities12.56B11.37B27.78B5.53B5.2B14.87B-10.76B3.09B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-28.04B-15.7B-14.36B-3.51B-12.74B1.23B2.16B-1.76B
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
13.69B5.68B3.73B-4.74B-358M-9.77B345M3.84B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-1.35B-1.1B-400M-8M-253M334M269M-778M
General Motors Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-3.72B-1.07B1.6B2.35B-5.19B-1.42B9.02B-10.76B
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.
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While General Motors stock price history provides the price history of a stock, General Motors stock comparison chart shows the same in comparison to peers, and cash flow statements provide cash position of the company. Common terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: General Motors cash grew YoY to $9.62B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the General Motors stock price movement.
  • General Motors increased its cash from operating activities to $1.92B in 2015. Operating activities include production of goods or creating a product or providing a service, and collecting payment for the same from customers. The cash generated from these activities is refered to as cash flow from operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-28.04B for GM stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: Financing activities include the cash that comes into a company in the form of loans or interest earned or shareholders money, as well as the cash that goes out. General Motors earned $8.01B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.
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