Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGO)

Analysis of Solvency Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level

Solvency Ratios (Summary)

Broadcom Inc., solvency ratios (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity 1.75 1.72 1.87 1.92 1.84 1.32 1.75 1.69 1.62 0.66 0.64 0.55 0.68 0.87 0.69 0.70 0.71 0.72 0.70 0.76 0.77 0.84 0.93 1.21 1.52
Debt to capital 0.64 0.63 0.65 0.66 0.65 0.57 0.64 0.63 0.62 0.40 0.39 0.35 0.40 0.46 0.41 0.41 0.42 0.42 0.41 0.43 0.43 0.46 0.48 0.55 0.60
Debt to assets 0.54 0.54 0.56 0.56 0.55 0.49 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.35 0.35 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.37 0.37 0.40 0.47 0.51
Financial leverage 3.21 3.18 3.37 3.41 3.32 2.71 3.24 3.20 3.10 1.88 1.83 1.71 2.11 2.68 2.52 2.57 2.61 2.64 2.55 2.61 2.10 2.25 2.33 2.59 2.95
Coverage Ratios
Interest coverage 2.82 2.37 2.19 2.24 2.50 2.54 3.36 4.52 6.10 8.24 7.29 6.49 5.47 5.02 4.21 1.96 -1.02 -0.89 -0.65 0.60 7.83 8.68

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s debt to equity ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s debt to capital ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Broadcom Inc.’s debt to assets ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s financial leverage ratio decreased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly increased from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Broadcom Inc.’s interest coverage ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Debt to Equity

Broadcom Inc., debt to equity calculation (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current portion of long-term debt 864  827  822  819  2,311  2,787  3,537  3,537  3,537  —  117  117  117  117  —  —  —  454  334  344  46  46  46  46  46 
Convertible notes payable to related party, non-current —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  926  923 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 41,068  40,235  43,201  45,044  42,407  30,011  34,028  34,011  34,104  17,493  17,487  17,481  17,475  17,431  13,572  13,567  13,562  13,188  13,381  14,664  3,892  3,903  3,915  3,926  4,531 
Total debt 41,932  41,062  44,023  45,863  44,718  32,798  37,565  37,548  37,641  17,493  17,604  17,598  17,592  17,548  13,572  13,567  13,562  13,642  13,715  15,008  3,938  3,949  3,961  4,898  5,500 
 
Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity 23,973  23,874  23,557  23,942  24,368  24,941  21,503  22,172  23,224  26,657  27,452  32,067  25,901  20,285  19,802  19,425  19,033  18,892  19,473  19,702  5,121  4,714  4,281  4,061  3,628 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1 1.75 1.72 1.87 1.92 1.84 1.32 1.75 1.69 1.62 0.66 0.64 0.55 0.68 0.87 0.69 0.70 0.71 0.72 0.70 0.76 0.77 0.84 0.93 1.21 1.52
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 0.06 0.10 0.21 0.16 0.17 0.40 0.54 0.61 0.99 1.16 1.58 1.94 2.28 2.74 3.40 3.44 3.45 4.24
Analog Devices Inc. 0.43 0.43 0.47 0.48 0.47 0.47 0.48 0.51 0.54 0.58 0.60 0.66 0.72 0.77 0.83 1.29 0.72 0.34 0.35 0.36 0.35 0.17 0.17 0.18 0.18
Apple Inc. 1.69 1.72 1.56 1.40 1.21 1.19 1.12 1.06 0.97 1.07 1.00 0.96 0.87 0.86 0.82 0.73 0.66 0.68 0.67 0.61 0.49 0.54 0.43 0.34 0.30
Applied Materials Inc. 0.47 0.52 0.57 0.76 0.61 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.78 0.78 0.75 0.62 0.57 0.61 0.67 0.43 0.46 0.49 0.51 0.47 0.60 0.24 0.23 0.24
Cisco Systems Inc. 0.38 0.38 0.45 0.45 0.54 0.73 0.64 0.63 0.58 0.59 0.60 0.76 0.55 0.51 0.50 0.55 0.55 0.45 0.46 0.40 0.41 0.42 0.36 0.36 0.37
Intel Corp. 0.45 0.49 0.47 0.52 0.37 0.39 0.38 0.39 0.35 0.39 0.40 0.41 0.39 0.45 0.47 0.39 0.38 0.44 0.47 0.41
Lam Research Corp. 1.08 1.12 1.12 1.01 0.90 0.96 0.90 0.35 0.44 0.37 0.47 0.52 0.33 0.40 0.40 0.43 0.70 0.74 0.42 0.43 0.44 0.46 0.46 0.27 0.27
Micron Technology Inc. 0.17 0.17 0.18 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.14 0.18 0.12 0.14 0.26 0.36 0.40 0.60 0.72 0.87 0.78 0.82 0.79 0.62 0.60 0.60 0.61 0.54 0.49
NVIDIA Corp. 0.53 0.16 0.18 0.19 0.20 0.21 0.21 0.23 0.26 0.27 0.32 0.35 0.36 0.48 0.56 0.32 0.34 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.31
Qualcomm Inc. 2.13 2.59 4.82 5.24 3.53 3.25 3.01 4.24 4.53 17.64 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.71 0.70 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.40 0.36 0.35 0.33 0.03 0.00
Texas Instruments Inc. 0.74 0.82 0.89 0.85 0.65 0.65 0.68 0.68 0.56 0.48 0.48 0.38 0.39 0.33 0.33 0.32 0.34 0.35 0.36 0.42

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity
= 41,932 ÷ 23,973 = 1.75

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Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s debt to equity ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Debt to Capital

Broadcom Inc., debt to capital calculation (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current portion of long-term debt 864  827  822  819  2,311  2,787  3,537  3,537  3,537  —  117  117  117  117  —  —  —  454  334  344  46  46  46  46  46 
Convertible notes payable to related party, non-current —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  926  923 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 41,068  40,235  43,201  45,044  42,407  30,011  34,028  34,011  34,104  17,493  17,487  17,481  17,475  17,431  13,572  13,567  13,562  13,188  13,381  14,664  3,892  3,903  3,915  3,926  4,531 
Total debt 41,932  41,062  44,023  45,863  44,718  32,798  37,565  37,548  37,641  17,493  17,604  17,598  17,592  17,548  13,572  13,567  13,562  13,642  13,715  15,008  3,938  3,949  3,961  4,898  5,500 
Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity 23,973  23,874  23,557  23,942  24,368  24,941  21,503  22,172  23,224  26,657  27,452  32,067  25,901  20,285  19,802  19,425  19,033  18,892  19,473  19,702  5,121  4,714  4,281  4,061  3,628 
Total capital 65,905  64,936  67,580  69,805  69,086  57,739  59,068  59,720  60,865  44,150  45,056  49,665  43,493  37,833  33,374  32,992  32,595  32,534  33,188  34,710  9,059  8,663  8,242  8,959  9,128 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1 0.64 0.63 0.65 0.66 0.65 0.57 0.64 0.63 0.62 0.40 0.39 0.35 0.40 0.46 0.41 0.41 0.42 0.42 0.41 0.43 0.43 0.46 0.48 0.55 0.60
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 0.05 0.09 0.17 0.14 0.15 0.29 0.35 0.38 0.50 0.54 0.61 0.66 0.70 0.73 0.77 0.77 0.78 0.81 1.23 1.29
Analog Devices Inc. 0.30 0.30 0.32 0.33 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.38 0.40 0.42 0.44 0.45 0.56 0.42 0.25 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.15 0.15 0.15 0.15
Apple Inc. 0.63 0.63 0.61 0.58 0.55 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.49 0.52 0.50 0.49 0.47 0.46 0.45 0.42 0.40 0.40 0.40 0.38 0.33 0.35 0.30 0.25 0.23
Applied Materials Inc. 0.32 0.34 0.36 0.43 0.38 0.39 0.40 0.39 0.39 0.44 0.44 0.43 0.38 0.36 0.38 0.40 0.30 0.32 0.33 0.34 0.32 0.37 0.20 0.19 0.19
Cisco Systems Inc. 0.28 0.28 0.31 0.31 0.35 0.42 0.39 0.39 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.43 0.35 0.34 0.33 0.35 0.35 0.31 0.31 0.29 0.29 0.30 0.26 0.26 0.27
Intel Corp. 0.31 0.33 0.32 0.34 0.27 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.26 0.28 0.29 0.29 0.28 0.31 0.32 0.28 0.28 0.30 0.32 0.29
Lam Research Corp. 0.52 0.53 0.53 0.50 0.47 0.49 0.47 0.26 0.31 0.27 0.32 0.34 0.25 0.28 0.28 0.30 0.41 0.42 0.30 0.30 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.21 0.22
Micron Technology Inc. 0.14 0.15 0.15 0.13 0.13 0.14 0.12 0.15 0.11 0.13 0.20 0.27 0.29 0.37 0.42 0.47 0.44 0.45 0.44 0.38 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.35 0.33
NVIDIA Corp. 0.35 0.14 0.15 0.16 0.17 0.18 0.17 0.19 0.21 0.21 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.33 0.36 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.24
Qualcomm Inc. 0.68 0.72 0.83 0.84 0.78 0.76 0.75 0.81 0.82 0.95 0.49 0.49 0.49 0.42 0.41 0.28 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.27 0.26 0.25 0.03 0.00
Texas Instruments Inc. 0.43 0.45 0.47 0.46 0.39 0.39 0.41 0.41 0.36 0.33 0.32 0.28 0.28 0.25 0.25 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.27 0.30

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= 41,932 ÷ 65,905 = 0.64

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s debt to capital ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Debt to Assets

Broadcom Inc., debt to assets calculation (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current portion of long-term debt 864  827  822  819  2,311  2,787  3,537  3,537  3,537  —  117  117  117  117  —  —  —  454  334  344  46  46  46  46  46 
Convertible notes payable to related party, non-current —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  926  923 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 41,068  40,235  43,201  45,044  42,407  30,011  34,028  34,011  34,104  17,493  17,487  17,481  17,475  17,431  13,572  13,567  13,562  13,188  13,381  14,664  3,892  3,903  3,915  3,926  4,531 
Total debt 41,932  41,062  44,023  45,863  44,718  32,798  37,565  37,548  37,641  17,493  17,604  17,598  17,592  17,548  13,572  13,567  13,562  13,642  13,715  15,008  3,938  3,949  3,961  4,898  5,500 
 
Total assets 76,972  75,933  79,298  81,548  81,006  67,493  69,767  70,916  72,110  50,124  50,372  54,936  54,544  54,418  49,942  49,849  49,617  49,966  49,752  51,407  10,777  10,592  9,988  10,532  10,697 
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1 0.54 0.54 0.56 0.56 0.55 0.49 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.35 0.35 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.37 0.37 0.40 0.47 0.51
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 0.04 0.05 0.10 0.08 0.08 0.17 0.20 0.22 0.27 0.30 0.34 0.37 0.39 0.40 0.42 0.43 0.43 0.45 0.67 0.75
Analog Devices Inc. 0.24 0.24 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.26 0.27 0.29 0.31 0.32 0.34 0.36 0.37 0.39 0.48 0.37 0.22 0.23 0.23 0.23 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.13
Apple Inc. 0.32 0.35 0.36 0.34 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.33 0.31 0.31 0.33 0.33 0.30 0.31 0.31 0.29 0.26 0.27 0.28 0.26 0.21 0.22 0.20 0.17 0.14
Applied Materials Inc. 0.23 0.24 0.26 0.31 0.27 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.28 0.30 0.30 0.29 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.30 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.26 0.25 0.30 0.15 0.14 0.15
Cisco Systems Inc. 0.15 0.15 0.18 0.18 0.20 0.25 0.24 0.25 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.30 0.28 0.26 0.26 0.28 0.28 0.24 0.24 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.20 0.20 0.20
Intel Corp. 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.27 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.22 0.25 0.26 0.22 0.22 0.25 0.26 0.24
Lam Research Corp. 0.39 0.40 0.39 0.37 0.36 0.37 0.37 0.19 0.21 0.19 0.23 0.25 0.20 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.34 0.35 0.24 0.24 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.17 0.17
Micron Technology Inc. 0.12 0.12 0.13 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.11 0.13 0.09 0.11 0.18 0.23 0.24 0.32 0.35 0.38 0.35 0.36 0.36 0.31 0.30 0.30 0.30 0.28 0.26
NVIDIA Corp. 0.30 0.11 0.13 0.13 0.14 0.15 0.15 0.16 0.17 0.18 0.20 0.22 0.23 0.28 0.31 0.19 0.20 0.19 0.20 0.20 0.19
Qualcomm Inc. 0.42 0.44 0.49 0.50 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.50 0.36 0.36 0.36 0.33 0.34 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.24 0.22 0.22 0.21 0.02 0.00
Texas Instruments Inc. 0.35 0.37 0.39 0.38 0.32 0.32 0.33 0.33 0.30 0.27 0.27 0.23 0.23 0.21 0.22 0.21 0.22 0.22 0.23 0.26

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= 41,932 ÷ 76,972 = 0.54

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Broadcom Inc.’s debt to assets ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly deteriorated from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Financial Leverage

Broadcom Inc., financial leverage calculation (quarterly data)

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Jan 31, 2021 Nov 1, 2020 Aug 2, 2020 May 3, 2020 Feb 2, 2020 Nov 3, 2019 Aug 4, 2019 May 5, 2019 Feb 3, 2019 Nov 4, 2018 Aug 5, 2018 May 6, 2018 Feb 4, 2018 Oct 29, 2017 Jul 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017 Jan 29, 2017 Oct 30, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 May 1, 2016 Jan 31, 2016 Nov 1, 2015 Aug 2, 2015 May 3, 2015 Feb 1, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Total assets 76,972  75,933  79,298  81,548  81,006  67,493  69,767  70,916  72,110  50,124  50,372  54,936  54,544  54,418  49,942  49,849  49,617  49,966  49,752  51,407  10,777  10,592  9,988  10,532  10,697 
Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity 23,973  23,874  23,557  23,942  24,368  24,941  21,503  22,172  23,224  26,657  27,452  32,067  25,901  20,285  19,802  19,425  19,033  18,892  19,473  19,702  5,121  4,714  4,281  4,061  3,628 
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1 3.21 3.18 3.37 3.41 3.32 2.71 3.24 3.20 3.10 1.88 1.83 1.71 2.11 2.68 2.52 2.57 2.61 2.64 2.55 2.61 2.10 2.25 2.33 2.59 2.95
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 1.54 1.82 1.99 1.93 2.13 2.41 2.68 2.76 3.60 3.86 4.67 5.26 5.79 6.90 8.08 8.07 7.98 9.39
Analog Devices Inc. 1.77 1.79 1.83 1.84 1.83 1.83 1.83 1.85 1.88 1.86 1.89 1.96 2.02 2.08 2.13 2.67 1.92 1.54 1.54 1.55 1.52 1.39 1.41 1.42 1.42
Apple Inc. 5.35 4.96 4.39 4.09 3.80 3.74 3.34 3.23 3.17 3.41 3.04 2.90 2.90 2.80 2.61 2.49 2.50 2.51 2.42 2.34 2.29 2.43 2.17 2.02 2.12
Applied Materials Inc. 2.03 2.11 2.21 2.42 2.28 2.32 2.32 2.29 2.31 2.60 2.62 2.63 2.31 2.08 2.19 2.22 1.98 2.02 2.01 1.99 1.86 2.01 1.65 1.63 1.62
Cisco Systems Inc. 2.49 2.50 2.56 2.54 2.69 2.91 2.64 2.51 2.40 2.52 2.44 2.53 1.99 1.96 1.93 1.98 1.99 1.91 1.90 1.85 1.86 1.90 1.81 1.82 1.83
Intel Corp. 1.89 1.95 1.86 1.93 1.76 1.80 1.74 1.76 1.72 1.79 1.80 1.83 1.79 1.79 1.78 1.73 1.71 1.78 1.79 1.72
Lam Research Corp. 2.78 2.81 2.85 2.72 2.50 2.57 2.44 1.86 2.06 1.92 2.01 2.10 1.71 1.78 1.76 1.80 2.04 2.08 1.76 1.76 1.79 1.84 1.81 1.62 1.61
Micron Technology Inc. 1.35 1.38 1.38 1.34 1.36 1.36 1.31 1.37 1.32 1.34 1.46 1.61 1.65 1.90 2.06 2.26 2.26 2.28 2.22 2.02 1.98 1.96 2.02 1.92 1.93
NVIDIA Corp. 1.78 1.42 1.41 1.43 1.44 1.42 1.44 1.46 1.49 1.50 1.55 1.57 1.53 1.71 1.81 1.67 1.69 1.65 1.61 1.67 1.60
Qualcomm Inc. 5.08 5.86 9.78 10.49 7.34 6.71 6.25 8.80 9.47 35.22 2.69 2.69 2.69 2.13 2.06 1.79 1.68 1.65 1.66 1.69 1.66 1.62 1.58 1.25 1.25
Texas Instruments Inc. 2.11 2.19 2.28 2.23 2.02 2.00 2.05 2.05 1.91 1.77 1.74 1.65 1.71 1.54 1.54 1.50 1.57 1.58 1.58 1.60

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Broadcom Inc. stockholders’ equity
= 76,972 ÷ 23,973 = 3.21

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Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity. Broadcom Inc.’s financial leverage ratio decreased from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 but then slightly increased from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.

Interest Coverage

Broadcom Inc., interest coverage calculation (quarterly data)

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income (loss) attributable to Broadcom Inc. stockholders 1,378  1,324  688  563  385  847  715  691  471  1,115  1,196  3,718  6,230  532  481  440  239  (632) (298) (1,186) 377  429  240  344  351 
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  15  336  29  26  24  13  (36) (17) (69) —  —  —  —  — 
Less: Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of income taxes —  —  (1) (5) —  —  (2) (10) —  (1) (3) (15) (2) (4) (5) (62) (12) (38) —  (41) (4) 13 
Add: Income tax expense (187) (96) (159) (76) (100) (171) (36) (203) 307  32  (2,637) (5,786) 89  39  (103) 10  841  (117) (99) 17  15  23  25  13 
Add: Interest expense 570  420  464  487  406  361  362  376  345  148  149  148  183  119  112  112  111  106  139  256  84  41  43  53  54 
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) 1,954  1,557  1,057  896  710  1,108  906  1,033  623  1,570  1,378  1,247  978  764  660  477  378  341  (281) (1,060) 478  526  310  417  405 
Solvency Ratio
Interest coverage1 2.82 2.37 2.19 2.24 2.50 2.54 3.36 4.52 6.10 8.24 7.29 6.49 5.47 5.02 4.21 1.96 -1.02 -0.89 -0.65 0.60 7.83 8.68
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors2
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. 28.23 17.71 10.58 7.71 4.96 2.62 2.41 3.07 3.71 4.07 3.85 2.75 1.49 0.71 -2.81 -1.82 -1.94
Analog Devices Inc. 9.14 7.79 7.05 6.72 6.99 7.49 7.97 8.13 7.96 7.46 7.06 5.64 4.38 4.30 4.41 6.25 9.52 11.78 14.01 17.47 24.67 30.97
Applied Materials Inc. 19.19 18.36 16.68 15.79 15.35 14.79 15.40 17.25 19.81 21.06 21.65 20.52 19.82 19.84 19.98 19.88 17.36 13.99 12.21 11.97 13.09 16.51
Cisco Systems Inc. 25.98 24.88 22.44 20.36 18.58 17.96 17.45 16.58 16.05 14.83 14.42 14.61 14.69 15.27 16.26 16.99 18.81 20.11 20.32 21.38 21.44 20.79
Micron Technology Inc. 17.83 16.41 14.78 15.68 28.05 56.09 78.27 73.31 61.90 42.83 28.91 21.09 14.28 9.66 5.62 2.43 0.49 0.41 1.78 3.83 6.79 9.24
NVIDIA Corp. 56.66 58.12 43.98 44.64 54.11 68.17 79.85 76.71 67.18 53.39 45.41 40.49 36.48 33.84 29.10 23.49 18.28 16.81
Qualcomm Inc. 13.40 10.50 6.17 13.70 13.71 12.93 9.89 3.10 2.46 1.67 3.38 3.51 4.70 7.11 12.19 16.46 20.15 24.01 22.05 24.51 34.33 63.38
Texas Instruments Inc. 32.67 29.59 30.50 32.50 34.69 38.11 42.03 47.50 54.49 62.21 71.95 77.84 78.95 80.30 75.92 69.88 62.63

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2021-03-12), 10-K (filing date: 2020-12-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-09-11), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-06-12), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-03-13), 10-K (filing date: 2019-12-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2018-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-09-13), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-06-14), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-03-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-12-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-09-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-03-09), 10-K (filing date: 2016-12-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-09-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-06-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-03-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-12-17), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-09-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-10), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-03-11).

1 Q1 2021 Calculation
Interest coverage = (EBITQ1 2021 + EBITQ4 2020 + EBITQ3 2020 + EBITQ2 2020) ÷ (Interest expenseQ1 2021 + Interest expenseQ4 2020 + Interest expenseQ3 2020 + Interest expenseQ2 2020)
= (1,954 + 1,557 + 1,057 + 896) ÷ (570 + 420 + 464 + 487) = 2.82

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Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Broadcom Inc.’s interest coverage ratio improved from Q3 2020 to Q4 2020 and from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021.