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MercadoLibre Cash Flow from Investing

: $-301 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2021)
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Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

For the three months ended in Sep. 2021, MercadoLibre spent $162 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment. It gained $0 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment. It spent $0 Mil on purchasing business. It gained $0 Mil from selling business. It spent $1,300 Mil on purchasing investments. It gained $1,224 Mil from selling investments. It paid $10Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale. And it paid $383 Mil for other investing activities. In all, MercadoLibre spent $631 Mil on investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries for the three months ended in Sep. 2021.


MercadoLibre Cash Flow from Investing Historical Data

The historical data trend for MercadoLibre's Cash Flow from Investing can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

MercadoLibre Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Cash Flow from Investing
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -84.24 -22.64 -672.46 -1,447.79 -252.18

MercadoLibre Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Cash Flow from Investing Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -290.10 585.95 -97.93 -158.63 -630.85

MercadoLibre Cash Flow from Investing Calculation

Cash Flow from Investing covers the cash a company gains or spends from investment activities in financial market and operating subsidiaries. It also includes the cash the company used for property, plant and equipment (PPE).

If a company spends cash on property, plant and equipment (PPE), this will reduce their cash position. This is called Capital Expenditures (CPEX).

Likewise, if a company buys another company for cash, this will reduce their cash position.

MercadoLibre's Cash Flow from Investing for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as:

MercadoLibre's Cash Flow from Investing for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:


Cash Flow from Investing for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $-301 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


MercadoLibre  (NAS:MELI) Cash Flow from Investing Explanation

Cash flow from investing contains nine items:

1. Purchase Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Purchase of PPE indicates the amount used to purchase property, plant, and equipment.

MercadoLibre's purchase of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-162 Mil. It means MercadoLibre spent $162 Mil on purchasing property, plant, equipment.

In the capital spending for property, plant and equipment (PPE), some part of spending may be from the expansion of business. The business needs more property, plant and equipment (PPE) as it grows. Another part may be from replacement of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of existing business. For some companies, the cash spent on replacing of the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business will be close to the depreciation of property, plant and equipment (PPE) reported in the income statement.

In Warren Buffett's definition of Owner's Earnings, he deducts the estimate of the cost of replacing the property, plant and equipment (PPE) of the existing business from cash flow from operations. The cash spent on the new property, plant, and equipment is not deducted. The reason is because these are not costs of the existing business. In his 1986 letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett wrote this about owner earnings:

"These represent (a) reported earnings plus (b) depreciation, depletion, amortization, and certain other non-cash charges...less (c) the average annual amount of capitalized expenditures for plant and equipment, etc. that the business requires to fully maintain its long-term competitive position and its unit volume....Our owner-earnings equation does not yield the deceptively precise figures provided by GAAP, since (c) must be a guess - and one sometimes very difficult to make. Despite this problem, we consider the owner earnings figure, not the GAAP figure, to be the relevant item for valuation purposes...All of this points up the absurdity of the 'cash flow' numbers that are often set forth in Wall Street reports. These numbers routinely include (a) plus (b) - but do not subtract (c)."

2. Sale Of Property, Plant, Equipment:
Sale of PPE indicates the amount gained from selling property, plant, and equipment.

MercadoLibre's sale of property, plant, equipment for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0 Mil. It means MercadoLibre gained $0 Mil from selling property, plant, and equipment.

3.Purchase Of Business:
Purchase of business indicates the amount used to purchase business.

MercadoLibre's purchase of business for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0 Mil. It means MercadoLibre spent $0 Mil on purchasing business.

4. Sale Of Business:
Sale of business indicates the amount gained from selling business.

MercadoLibre's sale of business for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $0 Mil. It means MercadoLibre gained $0 Mil from selling business.

5. Purchase Of Investment:
Purchase of Investments represents cash outflow on the purchase of investments in securities.

MercadoLibre's purchase of investment for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-1,300 Mil. It means MercadoLibre spent {stock_data.stock.currency_symbol}}1,300 Mil on purchasing investments.

6. Sale Of Investment:
Sale of Investments represents cash inflow on the sale of investments in securities.

MercadoLibre's sale of investment for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $1,224 Mil. It means MercadoLibre gained $1,224 Mil from selling investments.

7. Net Intangibles Purchase And Sale:
Net Intangibles purchase and sale means the net cash inflow received by a company that comes from the purchase and sale of intangibles. It equals the cash received from sale of intangibles minus the cash spent on purchasing intangibles.

MercadoLibre's net Intangibles purchase and sale for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-10 Mil. It means MercadoLibre paid $10 Mil for net Intangibles purchase and sale.

8. Cash From Discontinued Investing Activities:
Cash from discontinued investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from the discontinued investing activities.

MercadoLibre's cash from discontinued investing activities for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was 0 Mil. It means MercadoLibre paid $0 Mil for discontinued investing activities.

9. Cash From Other Investing Activities:
Cash from other investing activities means the cash received by a company that comes from other investing activities.

MercadoLibre's cash from other investing activities for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-383 Mil. It means MercadoLibre paid $383 Mil for other investing activities.


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MercadoLibre Business Description

MercadoLibre logo
Industry
Consumer Cyclical » Retail - Cyclical NAICS : 454110 SIC : 5961
Address
Pasaje Posta 4789, 6th Floor, Buenos Aires, ARG, C1430EKG
Founded in 1999, MercadoLibre's commerce segment (representing 64% of net revenue in 2020) includes online marketplaces in more than a dozen Latin American countries, display and paid search advertising capabilities (MercadoClics), online store management services (MercadoShops), and third-party logistics solutions (MercadoEnvios). Its fintech segment includes an online/offline payment-processing platform (MercadoPago), mobile wallet platform, credit solutions for buyers/sellers, and asset management offerings (Mercado Fondo). The company derives more than 95% of its revenue from Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico.
Executives
Aguzin Alejandro Nicolas director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Calemzuk Emiliano director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Segal Susan director PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: SEGAL SUSAN a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Vazquez Mario director TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 430DNN
Malka Meyer director C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1C1430CRG
Sallouti Roberto Balls director ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1 C1430CRG
Galperin Marcos director, officer: President and CEO C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Tolda Stelleo officer: Executive VP and COO C/O MERCADOLIBRE, INC. TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Ebay Inc 10 percent owner 2025 HAMILTON AVENUE SAN JOSE CA 95125
Rabinovich Daniel officer: EVP-Chief Technology Officer ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Melamud Marcelo officer: VP - Chief Accounting Officer TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Spence A Michael director 121 INNOVATION DR STE 200 IRVINE CA 92612
Arnt Pedro officer: Executive VP and CFO ARIAS 3751, 7TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430CRG
Osvaldo Gimenez officer: Executive VP - Payments TRONADOR 4890, 8TH FLOOR BUENOS AIRES C1 C1430DNN
Olivan Javier director 62 RIDGE VIEW DRIVE ATHERTON X1 94027

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