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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow

: 0.83 (As of Mar. 2023)
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Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow assesses how much of a company’s cash flow from operations is being devoted to capital expenditure. It’s also useful to distinguish whether the company is capital intensive or not.

Tesla's Capital Expenditure for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was $-2,073.00 Mil. Its Cash Flow from Operations for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was $2,513.00 Mil.

Hence, Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was 0.83.


Tesla Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 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
Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1.11 0.60 0.55 0.70 0.49

Tesla Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 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 0.45 0.74 0.35 0.57 0.83

Competitive Comparison

For the Auto Manufacturers subindustry, Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Tesla Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Vehicles & Parts industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Tesla Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Calculation

Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2022 is calculated as

Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow=- Capital Expenditure / Cash Flow from Operations
=- (-7172) / 14724
=0.49

Tesla's Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2023 is calculated as

Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow=- Capital Expenditure / Cash Flow from Operations
=- (-2073) / 2513
=0.82

* 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.


Tesla  (LIM:TSLA) Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Explanation

Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ratio assesses how much of a company’s Cash Flow from Operations is being devoted to Capital Expenditure. It is a good indicator in terms of how much the company is focused on growth. In general, a high Capex-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ratio indicates that the company is investing more in physical assets and is focused on growth and expansion. Conversely, lower ratio could indicate that a company has reached maturity and is no longer pursuing aggressive growth.

Moreover, the ratio is also useful to distinguish whether the company is capital intensive or not. If the ratio is large, then the company tends to be capital intensive. Lower ratio suggests that it’s a capital-light business. The ratio can be combined with ROIC % to identify whether the company is an asset-light business that has a high return on invested capital. This is one question investors commonly ask to see if a company qualifies as a good company.


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Tesla (LIM:TSLA) Business Description

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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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