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Tesla Motors, Inc. (NAS:TSLA)
Cash from Financing
$635 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2013)

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. 2013, Tesla Motors, Inc. paid $0 Mil more to buy back shares than it received from issuing new shares. It received $0 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 $11 Mil on other financial activities. In all, Tesla Motors, Inc. earned $11 Mil on financial activities for the three months ended in Dec. 2013.


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. 2013 is calculated as:

Cash from Financing(A: Dec. 2013 )
=Net Issuance of Stock+Net Issuance of Debt+Net Issuance of Preferred+Dividends+Other Financing
=415+207.663+0+0+12.759
=635

Tesla Motors, Inc.'s Cash from Financing for the quarter that ended in Dec. 2013 is

Tesla Motors, Inc. Cash Flow from Financing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2013 was 3.684 (Mar. 2013 ) + 597.007 (Jun. 2013 ) + 24.215 (Sep. 2013 ) + 10.516 (Dec. 2013 ) = $635 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. 2013 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. 2013 was $0 Mil. Tesla Motors, Inc. received $0 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. 2013 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. 2013 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. 2013 was $11 Mil. Tesla Motors, Inc. received $11 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

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock 000000269231221415
Net Issuance of Debt 0000562572204176208
Net Issuance of Preferred 0004501320000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 00000-2-2112213
Cash from Financing 0004556155338446420635

Tesla Motors, Inc. Quarterly Data

Sep11Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13
Net Issuance of Stock -00000221019400
Net Issuance of Debt 9151847134-13-1421840
Net Issuance of Preferred 0000000000
Dividends 0000000000
Other Financing 339166181852111
Cash from Financing 945493724021445972411
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