Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)

Balance Sheet: Assets
Quarterly Data

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The balance sheet provides creditors, investors, and analysts with information on company’s resources (assets) and its sources of capital (its equity and liabilities). It normally also provides information about the future earnings capacity of a company’s assets as well as an indication of cash flows that may come from receivables and inventories.

Assets are resources controlled by the company as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the entity.

Amazon.com Inc., consolidated balance sheet: assets (quarterly data)

US$ in millions

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Sep 30, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Cash and cash equivalents 29,930  37,466  27,201  36,092  23,255  22,616  23,115  31,750  20,425  19,823  16,676  20,522  12,767  13,203  15,440  19,334  13,656  12,521  12,470  15,890  10,709  10,269  10,237 
Marketable securities 38,472  33,925  22,091  18,929  20,146  18,847  13,905  9,500  9,340  7,227  8,287  10,464  11,543  8,248  6,091  6,647  4,691  4,019  3,389  3,918  3,719  3,732  3,544 
Inventories 23,735  19,599  18,857  20,497  18,766  18,580  16,432  17,174  15,862  14,824  13,840  16,047  13,711  11,510  10,600  11,461  10,696  9,588  9,582  10,243  8,981  7,470  7,369 
Accounts receivable, net and other 20,832  19,918  17,836  20,816  16,887  16,747  15,979  16,677  14,258  12,607  12,026  13,164  10,557  8,046  7,329  8,339  6,566  6,092  5,072  6,423  5,440  4,920  4,772 
Current assets 112,969  110,908  85,985  96,334  79,054  76,790  69,431  75,101  59,885  54,481  50,829  60,197  48,578  41,007  39,460  45,781  35,609  32,220  30,513  36,474  28,849  26,391  25,922 
Property and equipment, net 99,981  86,517  77,779  72,705  67,662  64,723  61,048  61,797  58,019  54,768  52,331  48,866  45,335  37,083  32,632  29,114  27,177  25,190  23,308  21,838  20,636  19,479  17,736 
Operating leases 34,119  28,537  26,279  25,141  23,114  21,649  20,132  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  — 
Goodwill 14,960  14,751  14,739  14,754  14,734  14,727  14,708  14,548  14,553  13,944  13,388  13,350  13,271  4,254  3,823  3,784  3,815  3,774  3,785  3,759  3,529  3,523  3,491 
Other assets 20,150  17,601  16,456  16,314  14,535  13,462  12,783  11,202  11,238  10,907  9,814  8,897  8,083  5,437  5,054  4,723  4,296  3,892  3,522  3,373  3,216  3,047  2,926 
Long-term assets 169,210  147,406  135,253  128,914  120,045  114,561  108,671  87,547  83,810  79,619  75,533  71,113  66,689  46,774  41,509  37,621  35,288  32,856  30,615  28,970  27,381  26,049  24,153 
Total assets 282,179  258,314  221,238  225,248  199,099  191,351  178,102  162,648  143,695  134,100  126,362  131,310  115,267  87,781  80,969  83,402  70,897  65,076  61,128  65,444  56,230  52,440  50,075 

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-01), 10-K (filing date: 2020-01-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-29), 10-K (filing date: 2016-01-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-24).


Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold, or consumed within one year (or the normal operating cycle, if longer). Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Amazon.com Inc.’s current assets increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Property and equipment, net Amount after accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Amazon.com Inc.’s property and equipment, net increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Long-term assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold or consumed after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Amazon.com Inc.’s long-term assets increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Total assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are recognized. Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Amazon.com Inc.’s total assets increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.

Current Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Cash and cash equivalents Amount of currency on hand as well as demand deposits with banks or financial institutions. Includes other kinds of accounts that have the general characteristics of demand deposits. Also includes short-term, highly liquid investments that are both readily convertible to known amounts of cash and so near their maturity that they present insignificant risk of changes in value because of changes in interest rates. Excludes cash and cash equivalents within disposal group and discontinued operation. Amazon.com Inc.’s cash and cash equivalents increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 but then slightly decreased from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020 not reaching Q1 2020 level.
Marketable securities Amount of investment in marketable security, classified as current. Amazon.com Inc.’s marketable securities increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.
Inventories Amount after valuation and LIFO reserves of inventory expected to be sold, or consumed within one year or operating cycle, if longer. Amazon.com Inc.’s inventories increased from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 and from Q2 2020 to Q3 2020.