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Accounts PayableAn accounting item on the balance sheet that represents Agilent Technologies obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable entry is usually reported under current liabilities. If accounts payable of Agilent Technologies are not paid within the agreed terms, the payables are considered to be in default, which may trigger a penalty or interest payment, or the revocation of additional credit from the supplier. Accounts payable may also be considered a source of cash, since they represent funds being borrowed from suppliers. Given these cash flow considerations, suppliers have a natural inclination to push for shorter payment terms, while creditors want to lengthen the payment terms.
Total AssetsTotal assets refers to the total amount of Agilent Technologies assets owned. Assets are items that have some economic value and are expended over time to create a benefit for the owner. These assets are usually recorded in Agilent Technologies books under different categories such as cash, marketable securities, accounts receivable,prepaid expenses, inventory, fixed assets, intangible assets, other assets, marketable securities, accounts receivable, prepaid expenses and others. Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are recognized. Major components are [CashnEq]; [Investments];[Intangibles]; [PPNENet];[TaxAssets] and [Receivables].
Assets Non CurrentAmount of non-current assets; for companies that operate a classified balance sheet. Calculated as the different between Total Assets [Assets] and Current Assets [AssetsC].
Shareholders EquityA principal component of the balance sheet; in addition to [Liabilities] and [Assets]; that represents the total of all stockholders' equity (deficit) items; net of receivables from officers; directors; owners; and affiliates of the entity which are attributable to the parent.
Total LiabilitiesDeferred Income Tax is recorded on Agilent Technologies balance sheet and a result of income already earned and recognized for accounting, but not tax, purposes. Also, differences between tax laws and accounting methods can result in a temporary difference in the amount of income tax payable by a company. This difference is recorded on Agilent Technologies books as deferred income tax. Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all liabilities that are recognized. Principal components are [Debt]; [DeferredRev]; [Payables];[Deposits]; and [TaxLiabilities].