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Retained Earnings Analysis
Retained Earnings is a balance sheet account that refers to the portion of company income that is retained by the firm. In other words it is a part of earnings that is not paid out as dividends or otherwise distributed to owners. Retained Earnings are calculated by adding net income to last period retained earnings and subtracting any dividends paid to owners.
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Distress Driver Correlations
Earnings per Basic Share Over Time
Earnings per share as calculated and reported by the company. Approximates to the amount of Net Income
for the period per each Weighted Average Shares
About Retained Earnings
Retained Earnings shows how the firm utilizes its profits over time. In simple terms, investors can think of retained earnings as the amount of profit the company has reinvested in the business since its inceptions. However the methodology to make a decision over how much profit to retain is different between companies in different industries. For example growing industries tend to retain more of their earnings than more matured industries as they need more assets investment to sustain their growth.
Alphabet Retained Earnings Assessment
Based on latest financial disclosure Alphabet Inc has Retained Earnings of 85.97 B. This is much higher than that of the IT sector, and significantly higher than that of Search Cloud And Integrated IT Services
industry, The Retained Earnings for all stocks is over 1000% lower than the firm.