Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net
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Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO)

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Analysis of Bad Debts

Advanced level

Allowance for doubtful accounts receivable (bad debts) is a contra account which reduce the balance of the company’s gross accounts receivable. The relationship between the allowance and the balance in receivables should be relatively constant unless there is a change in the economy overall or a change in customer base.


Allowance for Doubtful Accounts Receivable

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Allowances for doubtful accounts
Trade accounts receivable, gross
Financial Ratio
Allowance as a percentage of trade accounts receivable, gross1

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17).

1 2020 Calculation
Allowance as a percentage of trade accounts receivable, gross = 100 × Allowances for doubtful accounts ÷ Trade accounts receivable, gross
= 100 × ÷ =

Financial ratio Description The company
Allowance as a percentage of trade accounts receivable, gross Allowance for doubtful accounts divided by the gross accounts receivable.