Tesla Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:TSLA)

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$202.76 $2.67 (1.33%) TSLA stock closing price Oct 24, 2016 (Closing)

The financial analysis of TSLA requires an investor to check the cash flows for Tesla. Financials statements like the income statement and balance sheet show that the company has Tesla profits and Tesla debt, while the cash flow statement provides details of cash flow movments. Tesla had cash and cash equivalents of $1.91B at beginning of quarter and $3.25B at quarter end for 2016-Q2. Tesla cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. Tesla had an inflow of $150.34M from operating activities, $1.98B inflow due to financing activities, and $319.86M spend due to investing activities for 2016-Q2. View details of Tesla cash flows for latest & last 40 quarters.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec. 2016-Q2 2016-Q1 2015-Q4 2015-Q3 2015-Q2 2015-Q1 2014-Q4 2014-Q3 2014-Q2 2014-Q1
Tesla Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow381.38M177.07M494.65M330.24M202.21M95.05M301.66M219.58M131.08M52.76M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-111.54M-271.02M-493.28M-477.68M-285.23M-155.18M-256.82M-143.43M-48.75M17.3M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net206.34M126.61M362.8M221.05M130.12M82.51M191.86M139.32M86.42M40.37M
Tesla Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-511.57M-216.85M-1.63B-1.22B-831.22M-426.06M-969.88M-601.22M-317.04M-141.36M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires---12.26M-12.26M-12.26M-----
Increase (Decrease) in Investments16.66M------16.71M-16.69M-11.13M-189.11M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-58.76M-16.96M-26.44M-23.38M-11.69M-6.28M-3.84M-0.28M1.61M1.29M
Tesla Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares1.81B52.83M856.61M844.02M58.87M35.21M489.61M479.08M53.11M374.12M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities895.57M663.63M683.93M471.01M350.88M151.89M1.69B1.69B2.08B1.47B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-15.76M-1.03M-17.02M-16.55M-5.24M-0.95M-35.14M-35.15M-35.15M-30.3M
Tesla Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash10.31M12.87M-34.27M-24.24M-13.05M-17.65M-35.52M-17.81M0.47M-
Tesla Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year1.91B845.88M201.89M255.26M99.55M69.62M9.27M17.21M--
Cash & Equivalents at Year End3.25B1.44B1.2B1.43B1.15B1.51B1.91B2.37B2.67B2.39B
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 Tesla stock price history and Tesla stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Tesla has cash of $3.25B on hand. A healthy amount of cash on hand is necessary for any company. Cash has an opportunity cost associated with it, and too much cash in bank may mean that the firm has no or limited growth plans. Hence its important to track the Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents along with the Tesla stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Tesla reported a negative operating cash flow of $-99.26M for 2016-Q2 and has seen an increase from the previous quarter. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-553.67M for TSLA 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. Tesla earned $1.98B from financing activities,in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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