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Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG)

Analysis of Liquidity Ratios

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Liquidity Ratios (Summary)

Alphabet Inc., liquidity ratios

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Current ratio 3.07 3.37 3.92 5.14 6.29
Quick ratio 2.95 3.21 3.75 4.97 6.00
Cash ratio 2.41 2.65 3.15 4.21 5.15

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03).

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Alphabet Inc.’s current ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Alphabet Inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Alphabet Inc.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Current Ratio

Alphabet Inc., current ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets 174,296  152,578  135,676  124,308  105,408 
Current liabilities 56,834  45,221  34,620  24,183  16,756 
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1 3.07 3.37 3.92 5.14 6.29
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 1.48 0.79 1.13 2.05 2.08
Autodesk Inc. 0.83 0.70 0.88 1.13 1.88
Facebook Inc. 5.05 4.40 7.19 12.92 11.97
International Business Machines Corp. 1.02 1.29 1.33 1.21
Intuit Inc. 2.26 1.83 1.14 0.73 0.72
Microsoft Corp. 2.52 2.53 2.90 2.48 2.35
Oracle Corp. 3.03 2.49 3.96 3.08 3.74
salesforce.com inc. 1.08 0.95 0.92 0.83 0.77
ServiceNow Inc. 1.21 1.03 1.17 1.15 1.25
Current Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.37 2.81 2.79 2.77
Current Ratio, Industry
Technology 2.04 2.17 2.39 2.36

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03).

1 2020 Calculation
Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 174,296 ÷ 56,834 = 3.07

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Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Alphabet Inc.’s current ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Quick Ratio

Alphabet Inc., quick ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities 136,694  119,675  109,140  101,871  86,333 
Accounts receivable, net 30,930  25,326  20,838  18,336  14,137 
Total quick assets 167,624  145,001  129,978  120,207  100,470 
 
Current liabilities 56,834  45,221  34,620  24,183  16,756 
Liquidity Ratio
Quick ratio1 2.95 3.21 3.75 4.97 6.00
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 1.34 0.70 1.06 2.00 1.99
Autodesk Inc. 0.78 0.62 0.83 1.08 1.83
Facebook Inc. 4.89 4.28 6.94 12.64 11.63
International Business Machines Corp. 0.87 1.12 1.19 1.04
Intuit Inc. 2.04 1.44 0.86 0.45 0.53
Microsoft Corp. 2.33 2.35 2.74 2.37 2.22
Oracle Corp. 2.83 2.31 3.78 2.95 3.57
salesforce.com inc. 0.95 0.82 0.83 0.74 0.68
ServiceNow Inc. 1.10 0.92 1.03 1.05 1.14
Quick Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 2.21 2.65 2.66 2.60
Quick Ratio, Industry
Technology 1.83 1.96 2.18 2.14

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03).

1 2020 Calculation
Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 167,624 ÷ 56,834 = 2.95

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Alphabet Inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Cash Ratio

Alphabet Inc., cash ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities 136,694  119,675  109,140  101,871  86,333 
Total cash assets 136,694  119,675  109,140  101,871  86,333 
 
Current liabilities 56,834  45,221  34,620  24,183  16,756 
Liquidity Ratio
Cash ratio1 2.41 2.65 3.15 4.21 5.15
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 1.09 0.51 0.75 1.65 1.69
Autodesk Inc. 0.57 0.41 0.62 0.87 1.41
Facebook Inc. 4.14 3.64 5.86 11.09 10.24
International Business Machines Corp. 0.24 0.32 0.34 0.24
Intuit Inc. 2.00 1.39 0.81 0.40 0.48
Microsoft Corp. 1.89 1.93 2.29 2.06 1.91
Oracle Corp. 2.50 2.03 3.50 2.73 3.26
salesforce.com inc. 0.54 0.39 0.45 0.30 0.24
ServiceNow Inc. 0.83 0.61 0.74 0.85 0.84
Cash Ratio, Sector
Software & Computer Services 1.74 2.11 2.15 2.08
Cash Ratio, Industry
Technology 1.38 1.47 1.74 1.69

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-02-03), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-04), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-03).

1 2020 Calculation
Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 136,694 ÷ 56,834 = 2.41

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Alphabet Inc.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.