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Tesla Motors Inc (NAS:TSLA)
Cash from Financing
$1,524 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2015)

Cash from financing is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders.

For the three months ended in Dec. 2015, Tesla Motors Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $135 Mil from issuing more debt. It paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares. It received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders. It received $90 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Tesla Motors Inc earned $225 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2015.


Definition

This is the cash generated/spent from financial activities such as share issuance (buy back), debt issuance (repayment), and dividends paid to preferred and common stockholders. In the calculation of free cash flow, cash from financing is not calculated because it is not related to operating activities.

Tesla Motors Inc's Cash from Financing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2015 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2015 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=750+318.972+0+0+454.551
=1,524

Tesla Motors Inc's Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2015 is

Tesla Motors Inc Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2015 was 186.156 (Mar. 2015 ) + 218.351 (Jun. 2015 ) + 893.978 (Sep. 2015 ) + 225.038 (Dec. 2015 ) = $1,524 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

Cash from financing contains five items:

1. Net Issuance of Stock:
A company may raise cash from issuing new shares. It can also use cash to buy back shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing shares than it has paid to buy back shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back shares than it has received for issuing shares.

Tesla Motors Inc's net issuance of stock for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Tesla Motors Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares.

2. Net Issuance of Debt:
Net issuance of debt is the cash a company received or spent through debt related activities such as debt issuance or debt repayment. If a company pays down its debt during the period, this number will be negative. If a company issued more debt, it receives cash and this number is positive.

Tesla Motors Inc's net issuance of debt for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $135 Mil. Tesla Motors Inc received $135 Mil from issuing more debt.

3. Net Issuance of Preferred:
A company may raise cash from issuing new preferred shares. It can also use cash to buy back preferred shares. If this number is positive, it means that the company has received more cash from issuing preferred shares than it has paid to buy back preferred shares. If this number is negative, it means that company has paid more cash to buy back preferred shares than it has received for issuing preferred shares.

Tesla Motors Inc's net issuance of preferred for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Tesla Motors Inc paid $0 Mil more to buy back preferred shares than it received from issuing preferred shares.

4. Dividends:
Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Tesla Motors Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $0 Mil. Tesla Motors Inc received $0 Mil from paying cash dividends to shareholders.

5. Other Financing:
Money spent or earned by company from other financial activities.

Tesla Motors Inc's other financing for the three months ended in Dec. 2015 was $90 Mil. Tesla Motors Inc received $90 Mil on other financial activities.


Related Terms

Cash Flow from Operations, Cash Flow from Investing, Net Issuance of Stock, Net Issuance of Debt, Dividends, Net Issuance of Preferred


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Tesla Motors Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 00002692312214150750
Net Issuance of Debt 005625722041762082,300319
Net Issuance of Preferred 0450132000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 000-2-3112213-157455
Cash from Financing 045561553384464206352,1431,524

Tesla Motors Inc Quarterly Data

Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15
Net Issuance of Stock 0000000000
Net Issuance of Debt 001,4752216030789116135
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 0034160-570010812887890
Cash from Financing 24111,8172813411186218894225
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