Amgen Inc. (AMGN)
Analysis of Inventory
High level of difficulty
Accounting Policy on Inventory
Inventories are stated at the lower of cost or net realizable value. Cost, which includes amounts related to materials, labor and overhead, is determined in a manner that approximates the first-in, first-out method. Net realizable value is the estimated selling price in the ordinary course of business less reasonably predictable costs of completion, disposal and transportation.
Source: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-13).
Amgen Inc., balance sheet: inventory
US$ in millions
|Dec 31, 2018||Dec 31, 2017||Dec 31, 2016||Dec 31, 2015||Dec 31, 2014|
|Work in process||1,660||1,668||1,608||1,529||1,551|
|Inventories||Amount after valuation and LIFO reserves of inventory expected to be sold, or consumed within one year or operating cycle, if longer.||Amgen Inc.’s inventories increased from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.|