Stock Analysis on Net

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX)

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Analysis of Bad Debts

Microsoft Excel

Allowance for doubtful accounts receivable (bad debts) is a contra account which reduce the balance of the company 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.

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Allowance for Doubtful Accounts Receivable

Microsoft Excel
Oct 3, 2021 Sep 27, 2020 Sep 29, 2019 Sep 30, 2018 Oct 1, 2017 Oct 2, 2016
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Allowance for credit losses
Accounts receivable, gross
Financial Ratio
Allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross1

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-10-03), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-09-27), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-09-29), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-09-30), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-10-01), 10-K (reporting date: 2016-10-02).

1 2021 Calculation
Allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross = 100 × Allowance for credit losses ÷ Accounts receivable, gross
= 100 × ÷ =

Financial ratio Description The company
Allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross Allowance for doubtful accounts divided by the gross accounts receivable. Starbucks Corp. allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross increased from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly decreased from 2020 to 2021.