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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Cash And Cash Equivalents

: $16,048 Mil (As of Mar. 2023)
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Tesla's quarterly cash and cash equivalents declined from Sep. 2022 ($19,532.00 Mil) to Dec. 2022 ($16,253.00 Mil) but then stayed the same from Dec. 2022 ($16,253.00 Mil) to Mar. 2023 ($16,048.00 Mil).

Tesla's annual cash and cash equivalents declined from Dec. 2020 ($19,384.00 Mil) to Dec. 2021 ($17,576.00 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2021 ($17,576.00 Mil) to Dec. 2022 ($16,253.00 Mil).


Tesla Cash And Cash Equivalents Historical Data

The historical data trend for Tesla's Cash And Cash Equivalents 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.

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Tesla Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Cash And Cash Equivalents
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 3,686.00 6,268.00 19,384.00 17,576.00 16,253.00

Tesla Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Cash And Cash Equivalents 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 17,505.00 18,324.00 19,532.00 16,253.00 16,048.00

Tesla Cash And Cash Equivalents Calculation

Cash and cash equivalents are the most liquid assets on the balance sheet. Cash equivalents are assets that are readily convertible into cash, such as money market holdings, short-term government bonds or Treasury bills, marketable securities and commercial paper.


Tesla  (LIM:TSLA) Cash And Cash Equivalents Explanation

A high number means either:

1) The company has competitive advantage generating lots of cash

2) Just sold a business or bonds (not necessarily good)

A low stockpile of cash usually means poor to mediocre economics.

There are 3 ways to create large cash reserve.

1) Sell new bonds or equity to public

2) Sell business or asset

3) It has an ongoing business generating more cash than it burns (usually means durable competitive advantage)

When a company is suffering a short term problem, Buffett looks at cash or marketable securities to see whether it has the financial strength to ride it out.

Important: Lots of cash and marketable securities + little debt = good chance that the business will sail on through tough times.

Test to see what is creating cash by looking at past 7 yrs of balance sheets. This will reveal how the cash was created.


Be Aware

Depreciation estimates make the calculation of net income susceptible to management's accounting choices. These choices can be either overly aggressive or overly conservative.


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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Business Description

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13101 Tesla Road, Austin, TX, USA, 78725
Founded in 2003 and based in Palo Alto, California, Tesla is a vertically integrated sustainable energy company that also aims to transition the world to electric mobility by making electric vehicles. The company sells solar panels and solar roofs for energy generation plus batteries for stationary storage for residential and commercial properties including utilities. Tesla has multiple vehicles in its fleet, which include luxury and midsize sedans and crossover SUVs. The company also plans to begin selling more affordable sedans and small SUVs, a light truck, a semi truck, and a sports car. Global deliveries in 2022 were a little over 1.3 million vehicles.

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