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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT)

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Balance Sheet: Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity

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Abbott Laboratories, consolidated balance sheet: liabilities and stockholders’ equity

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Short-term borrowings
Trade accounts payable
Salaries, wages and commissions
Accrued rebates payable to government agencies
Accrued other rebates
All other
Other accrued liabilities
Dividends payable
Income taxes payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Current liabilities
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Defined benefit pension plans and post-employment medical and dental plans for significant plans
Deferred income taxes
Long-term operating lease liabilities
All other
Post-employment obligations and other long-term liabilities
Long-term liabilities
Total liabilities
Preferred shares, one dollar par value, none issued
Common shares, without par value
Common shares held in treasury, at cost
Earnings employed in the business
Accumulated other comprehensive loss
Total Abbott shareholders’ investment
Noncontrolling interests in subsidiaries
Total shareholders’ investment
Total liabilities and shareholders’ investment

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-22), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-17), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-19).

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current liabilities Total obligations incurred as part of normal operations that are expected to be paid during the following twelve months or within one business cycle, if longer. Abbott Laboratories’s current liabilities increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Long-term liabilities Amount of obligation due after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Abbott Laboratories’s long-term liabilities decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Total liabilities Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all liabilities that are recognized. Liabilities are probable future sacrifices of economic benefits arising from present obligations of an entity to transfer assets or provide services to other entities in the future. Abbott Laboratories’s total liabilities decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly increased from 2018 to 2019.
Total Abbott shareholders’ investment Total of all stockholders’ equity (deficit) items, net of receivables from officers, directors, owners, and affiliates of the entity which are attributable to the parent. The amount of the economic entity’s stockholders’ equity attributable to the parent excludes the amount of stockholders’ equity which is allocable to that ownership interest in subsidiary equity which is not attributable to the parent (noncontrolling interest, minority interest). This excludes temporary equity and is sometimes called permanent equity. Abbott Laboratories’s total Abbott shareholders’ investment decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.