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What is TSLA's Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities?

  Tesla Inc ( TSLA ) |
2008 - 2021 (14 years)

Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities is 
$8.3B (1Y +58.1% )

TSLA Stock Price & Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities for TSLA competitors.
HMC TM F GM
Note: Stonk = Stock. Both words are used interchangeably. 🙂

Historical (All-Time) Stats for Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities

chevron_right 2021 $4.7B +207x *
( +46.4% / year avg)
chevron_left 2008 -$22.4M
vertical_align_top Peak $4.7B +5.57x *
vertical_align_bottom Bottom -$1.0B
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 9 9 of 14
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 5
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • TSLA's stock price has rallied +8,704% from $4.77 in 2008 , or -0.41x the rate relative to it's net cash provided by operating activities over the same period.
  • If TSLA grows it's stock at the same rate as it's net cash provided by operating activities (+46.4%/year) , it's stock price will grow +4,522% and hit $18978.72 over the next 10 years.
  • TSLA's stock price has gone up 5 of the 9 years (+55%) it's net cash provided by operating activities were also up.
* A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
  • TSLA Historical Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities Table
    in $ million
    * A modified method (see: here) is used to calculate changes that involve negative numbers.
    Year Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities YoY % Change* Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $4,660 7.2% $419.62 0.0%
    4/1/2020 $4,349 96.4% $419.62 214.1%
    4/1/2019 $2,214 61.3% $133.6 138.7%
    4/1/2018 $1,373 -234.8% $55.97 5.2%
    4/1/2017 $-1,018 -445.9% $53.23 -4.4%
    4/1/2016 $294 -150.7% $55.66 21.1%
    4/1/2015 $-581 -425.1% $45.95 21.7%
    4/1/2014 $178 162.2% $37.75 -9.4%
    4/1/2013 $68 -129.2% $41.69 450.1%
    4/1/2012 $-233 91.8% $7.58 1.7%
    4/1/2011 $-121 30.0% $7.45 34.2%
    4/1/2010 $-93 15.7% $5.55 16.4%
    4/1/2009 $-80 261.6% $4.77 0.0%
    4/1/2008 $-22 - $4.77 -

  • About
    Industry: Auto Manufacturers
    Sector: Consumer Cyclical
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 6/29/2010
    Stonk Exchange: NASDAQ
    • Tesla, Inc
    • engages in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of fully electric vehicles, energy generation and storage systems.
    • The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California and currently employs 48,817 full-time employees.
    • The firm operates through two segments: Automotive, and Energy generation and storage.
    • The Automotive segment includes the design, development, manufacturing, and sales of electric vehicles.
    • The Energy generation and storage segment includes the design, manufacture, installation, and sale or lease of stationary energy storage products and solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, or sale of electricity generated by its solar energy systems to customers.
    • The firm produces and distributes two fully electric vehicles, the Model S sedan and the Model X sport utility vehicle (SUV).
    • The company also offers Model 3, a sedan designed for the mass market.
    • The company develops energy storage products for use in homes, commercial facilities and utility sites.

  • The net cash from (used in) all of the entity’s operating activities, including those of discontinued operations, of the reporting entity. Operating activities generally involve producing and delivering goods and providing services. Operating activity cash flows include transactions, adjustments, and changes in value that are not defined as investing or financing activities. While for technical reasons this element has no balance attribute, the default assumption is a debit balance consistent with its label.

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