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. This statement shows details about the cash generated and spent during a particular quarter, while the other two statements give details about General Motors profits and General Motors debt. Items like capital purchases, bank loan payments etc. which have a direct impact on the cash position of a company come out through the statemement of cash flows and help an investor who undertakes the General Motors stock analysis. General Motors generated $17.33B cash from operating activities in till this quarter of 2017 Q4. General Motors has a positive cash and cash equivalents change of $2.69B.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q42017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow12.26B9.08B5.94B2.88B10.41B7.56B4.97B2.29B8.02B-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-3.02B-6.06B-4.37B-3.43B-438M-1.58B-3.14B-2.73B-1.75B-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations-10M64M131M-------
Other Adjustments Net7.76B2.12B737M-28M-2.69B-938M-646M-1.65B-3.9B-
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-20.97B-1.7B-1.46B-2.01B-26.61B-6.91B-4.61B-2.29B-7.87B-5.32B
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-41M-5M-2M--809M-804M-801M-516M-928M-928M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-15.82B-26.54B-17.74B-9.48B-21.57B-28.21B-14.89B-7.59B-31.8B-23.11B
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities9.26B5.49B5.28B4.68B13.35B11.79B7.86B3.57B12.56B9.18B
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-3.51B-2.01B-1.5B--2.5B-1.5B-300M-300M-3.52B-2.89B
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities18.6B17.01B13.8B6.03B21.33B15.1B11.25B6.68B18.42B12.49B
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-140M-374M-413M-264M798M508M438M738M1.13B487M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-2.23B-1.7B-1.15B-573M-2.37B-1.78B-1.19B-588M-2.24B-1.68B
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-131M-251M-206M-144M-117M-119M-116M-51M-103M-70M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash348M362M209M103M-213M84M80M159M-1.35B-1.16B
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year15.16B17.33B18.95B20.02B18.42B16.07B21.26B22.68B33.07B24.82B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End17.85B15.88B19.55B15.55B15.16B15.93B18.92B14.89B15.24B15.43B
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 positive change in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $2.69B till 2017 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 $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 till last quarter 2017 Q4 report.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $12.58B 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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