General Motors Cash Flow - Annual (NYSE:GM)

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$41.25 $0.13 (0.32%) GM stock closing price Jun 22, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of GM requires an investor to check the cash flows for General Motors. The profit-loss statement shows General Motors profits, the balance sheet shows General Motors debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. General Motors saw a cash impact of $-3.51B from the buyback of GM shares. The cash flow statement helps in the General Motors stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. The cash from operating activities for General Motors is $ 2017, which saw an increase from previous year.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017201620152014201320122011201020092008
Net Income Cash Flow
330M9.27B9.62B4.02B5.33B6.14B9.66B6.59B105.22B-31.05B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow12.26B10.41B8.02B7.24B8.16B38.95B7.54B7.09B15.42B18.91B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.02B-438M-1.75B244M-1.33B687M-3.97B-966M-9.5B-1.29B
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-10M---------
Other Adjustments Net7.76B-2.69B-3.9B-1.44B470M-35.17B-5.07B-5.93B-128.38B1.36B
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
17.33B16.55B11.98B10.06B12.63B10.61B8.17B6.78B1.06B-12.07B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-20.97B-26.61B-7.87B-7.09B-7.57B-8.07B-6.24B-4.01B-5.27B-7.18B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-41M-809M-928M-53M-2.62B-44M-53M-3.58B-2.13B-1M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-15.82B-21.57B-31.8B-19.92B-31.95B-919M-11.65B-6.05B-816M2.33B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities9.26B13.35B12.56B11.37B27.78B5.53B5.2B14.87B-10.76B3.09B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
-27.57B-35.64B-28.04B-15.7B-14.36B-3.51B-12.74B1.23B2.16B-1.76B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.51B-2.5B-3.52B-3.28B-2.44B-5.09B11M3.4B--
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities18.6B21.33B18.42B11.85B7.85B1.66B566M-10.33B48.77B8.23B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-140M798M1.13B391M156M-247M131M-1.1B-2.72B-4.1B
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.23B-2.37B-2.24B-3.17B-1.69B-939M-916M-1.57B-97M-283M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-131M-117M-103M-123M-150M-120M-150M-171M-1.38B-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
12.58B17.14B13.69B5.68B3.73B-4.74B-358M-9.77B345M3.84B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash348M-213M-1.35B-1.1B-400M-8M-253M334M269M-778M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
2.69B-2.17B-3.72B-1.07B1.6B2.35B-5.19B-1.42B9.02B-10.76B
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year15.16B17.33B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B22.68B33.07B24.82B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End17.85B15.16B15.24B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B41.69B14.05B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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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 General Motors stock price history and General Motors stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.

  • General Motors saw a positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $2.69B in 2017. 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 $17.33B 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 $-27.57B for GM in last 2017 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 $12.58B from financing activities, in the form of repayment of loans or interest paid, dividend pay-out to shareholders etc.

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