Facebook Free Cash Flow

Facebook Free Cashflow 2012-2019

Amounts are in $millions.

YearFree Cash Flow
2019$ 20,660
2018$15,359
2017$17,483
2016$11,617
2015$7,797
2014$5,495
2013$3,458
2012$1,070

 Facebook defines free cash flow as net cash provided by operating activities minus net purchases of property and equipment and principal payments on finance leases.

In 2019, Facebook's net cash provided by operating actvities was $ 36,314 million. The company spent $15,102 million on purchases of property and equipment and $552 million on principal payments on financial leases.

2019 Free Cash Flow of Facebook = $36,314 million - ($15,102 million + $552 million) = $20,660 million.