Tesla Inc Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:TSLA)

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The Tesla Inc 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 Tesla Inc profits one has to check the income statement and for Tesla Inc debt one has to check the balance sheet. Tesla Inc had cash and cash equivalents of $3.39B at beginning of the year and $3.37B at year end for 2017. Tesla Inc 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 Inc has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-25.3M.

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Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow1.73B1.03B494.65M301.66M120.78M28.82M16.91M10.62M6.94M4.15M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-496.6M-693.86M-493.28M-256.82M124.99M42.81M88.89M-11.17M-37.54M16.23M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net949.48M308.69M362.8M191.86M86.22M58.48M34.23M27.06M5.51M9.98M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-3.41B-1.28B-1.63B-969.88M-264.22M-239.22M-197.89M-40.2M-11.88M-10.63M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-114.52M213.52M-12.26M-----65.21M--
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-16.66M--16.71M-25M-24.95M---
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-889.63M-365.81M-26.44M-3.84M14.8M7.29M46.92M-74.88M-2.36M-0.96M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares481.78M1.87B856.61M489.61M630.62M246.38M241.99M270.19M132.31M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities3.67B1.72B683.93M1.69B21.69M173.25M204M71.51M25.14M55.59M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings----------
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions----------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities260.27M160.23M-17.02M-35.14M-16.9M---3.66M-2.04M-
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash39.45M-7.4M-34.27M-35.52M------
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.39B1.2B1.91B845.88M201.89M255.26M99.55M69.62M9.27M17.21M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End3.37B3.39B1.2B1.91B845.88M201.89M255.26M99.55M69.62M9.27M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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While Tesla Inc stock price history provides the price history of a stock, Tesla Inc 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:

  • Tesla Inc has cash of $3.37B 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 Inc stock price.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: Operating activities include the core business activities. This line item refers to the cash generated from the same and stood at a negative value of $-60.65M for TSLA.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: Tesla Inc used $-4.42B cash due to investment activities. It includes the use of cash outside of normal day to day activities like buying fixed assets, plant and machinery etc.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $4.41B for Tesla Inc. 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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