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. 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 cash flow analysis is possible because this statement breaks down how balance sheet accounts and income statement items affect cash and cash equivalents.  General Motors had cash and cash equivalents of $17.33B at the beginning of the year and $15.16B at year end for 2016.   General Motors saw a outflow of $7.61B from investing activities for 2016. View details of General Motors cash flows for latest & last 10 financial years

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General Motors Net Income Cash Flow
9.27B9.62B4.02B5.33B6.14B9.66B6.59B105.22B-31.05B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow10.41B8.02B7.24B8.16B38.95B7.54B7.09B15.42B18.91B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-438M-1.75B244M-1.33B687M-3.97B-966M-9.5B-1.29B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net-2.69B-3.9B-1.44B470M-35.17B-5.07B-5.93B-128.38B1.36B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
16.55B11.98B10.06B12.63B10.61B8.17B6.78B1.06B-12.07B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-26.61B-7.87B-7.09B-7.57B-8.07B-6.24B-4.01B-5.27B-7.18B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-809M-928M-53M-2.62B-44M-53M-3.58B-2.13B-1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-21.57B-31.8B-19.92B-31.95B-919M-11.65B-6.05B-816M2.33B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities13.35B12.56B11.37B27.78B5.53B5.2B14.87B-10.76B3.09B
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-35.64B-28.04B-15.7B-14.36B-3.51B-12.74B1.23B2.16B-1.76B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.5B-3.52B-3.28B-2.44B-5.09B11M3.4B--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities21.33B18.42B11.85B7.85B1.66B566M-10.33B48.77B8.23B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings798M1.13B391M156M-247M131M-1.1B-2.72B-4.1B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.37B-2.24B-3.17B-1.69B-939M-916M-1.57B-97M-283M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-117M-103M-123M-150M-120M-150M-171M-1.38B-
General Motors Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
17.14B13.69B5.68B3.73B-4.74B-358M-9.77B345M3.84B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-213M-1.35B-1.1B-400M-8M-253M334M269M-778M
General Motors Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-2.17B-3.72B-1.07B1.6B2.35B-5.19B-1.42B9.02B-10.76B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year17.33B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B22.68B33.07B24.82B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End15.16B15.24B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B41.69B14.05B
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:
  • General Motors has cash of $15.16B 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 General Motors stock price.
  • General Motors increased its cash from operating activities to $4.57B in 2016. 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 $-35.64B 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 $17.14B 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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