General Motors Cash Flow - Annual (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. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For General Motors profits one has to check the income statement and for General Motors debt one has to check the balance sheet. 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.   The cash from operating activities for General Motors is $16.55B for 2016, which saw an increase of 38.13% from previous year. View details of General Motors cash flows for latest & last ten 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
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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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:
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: General Motors cash reduced YoY to $9.27B, meaning the company is unable 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 $16.55B for General Motors in the latest year. 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 $-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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Key Financial Ratios For General Motors Cash Flow

FCF margin
0.03