General Motors Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GM)

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$36.42 $0.12 (0.33%) GM stock closing price Dec 08, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of GM requires an investor to check the cash flows for General Motors. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has General Motors profits and General Motors debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. This statement can tell if a company is running out of money while still being profitable and is useful in General Motors stock analysis. General Motors had a positive net income cash flow of $7.49B for the latest quarter. This report is very useful in measuring the short term viability of a company. GM decrease in investments stood at a negative value of $-24.12B for the latest 2016-Q3. View details of General Motors cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2
General Motors Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow7.56B4.97B2.29B8.02B---7.24B--
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-1.58B-3.14B-2.73B-1.75B---244M--
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-938M-646M-1.65B-3.9B----1.44B--
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-6.91B-4.61B-2.29B-7.87B-5.32B-3.49B-1.68B-7.09B-5.09B-3.43B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-804M-801M-516M-928M-928M-928M-1.05B-53M-51M-50M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-28.21B-14.89B-7.59B-31.8B-23.11B-12.96B-5.62B-19.92B-14.68B-9.58B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities11.79B7.86B3.57B12.56B9.18B6.05B2.89B11.37B8.4B5.46B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-1.5B-300M-300M-3.52B-2.89B-2B-300M-3.28B-168M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities15.1B11.25B6.68B18.42B12.49B8.08B3.05B11.85B6.32B2.97B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings508M438M738M1.13B487M-202M98M391M-936M259M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-1.78B-1.19B-588M-2.24B-1.68B-1.09B-488M-3.17B-1.78B-1.19B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-119M-116M-51M-103M-70M-40M3M-123M-77M-21M
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash84M80M159M-1.35B-1.16B-919M-444M-1.1B-790M-381M
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 End15.93B18.92B14.89B15.24B15.43B17.63B15.78B18.95B18.06B19.86B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into three main sections:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: General Motors cash grew QoQ to $7.49B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the General Motors stock price movement.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $12.53B for General Motors in the latest quarter. 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.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-24.12B 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: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $12.21B 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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