General Motors Cash Flow - Quarterly (NYSE:GM)

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The General Motors cash flow statement is one of the important reports considered by investors doing a fundamental analysis of the company. 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. General Motors stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $9.27B for 2016-Q4. 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 $-35.64B for the latest 2016-Q4. View details of General Motors cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q4 2016-Q3 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3
General Motors Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.41B7.56B4.97B2.29B8.02B---7.24B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-438M-1.58B-3.14B-2.73B-1.75B---244M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-2.69B-938M-646M-1.65B-3.9B----1.44B-
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-26.61B-6.91B-4.61B-2.29B-7.87B-5.32B-3.49B-1.68B-7.09B-5.09B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-809M-804M-801M-516M-928M-928M-928M-1.05B-53M-51M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-21.57B-28.21B-14.89B-7.59B-31.8B-23.11B-12.96B-5.62B-19.92B-14.68B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities13.35B11.79B7.86B3.57B12.56B9.18B6.05B2.89B11.37B8.4B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.5B-1.5B-300M-300M-3.52B-2.89B-2B-300M-3.28B-168M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities21.33B15.1B11.25B6.68B18.42B12.49B8.08B3.05B11.85B6.32B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings798M508M438M738M1.13B487M-202M98M391M-936M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.37B-1.78B-1.19B-588M-2.24B-1.68B-1.09B-488M-3.17B-1.78B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-117M-119M-116M-51M-103M-70M-40M3M-123M-77M
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-213M84M80M159M-1.35B-1.16B-919M-444M-1.1B-790M
General Motors Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year17.33B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B22.68B33.07B24.82B-
Cash & Equivalents at Year End15.16B15.93B18.92B14.89B15.24B15.43B17.63B15.78B18.95B18.06B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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General Motors stock price history provides insight into historical stock price fluctuations, and General Motors stock comparison chart enables peer comparison. Some of the key terms used in the statement of cash flows are:
  • General Motors saw a decrease in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $694M in 2016-Q3 to $-2.17B in 2016-Q4. Apart from the General Motors stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. General Motors gained $4.02B cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • 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 $16.55B for GM in last quarter report.
  • 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 $4.93B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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