Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

Becton, Dickinson & Co. (NYSE:BDX)

Balance Sheet: Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity
Quarterly Data

The balance sheet provides creditors, investors, and analysts with information on company’s resources (assets) and its sources of capital (its equity and liabilities). It normally also provides information about the future earnings capacity of a company’s assets as well as an indication of cash flows that may come from receivables and inventories.

Liabilities represents obligations of a company arising from past events, the settlement of which is expected to result in an outflow of economic benefits from the entity.

Becton, Dickinson & Co., consolidated balance sheet: liabilities and stockholders’ equity (quarterly data)

US$ in millions

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Sep 30, 2021 Jun 30, 2021 Mar 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Sep 30, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 Mar 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Short-term debt 500  2,033  1,737  707  1,630  4,357  2,456  1,309  2,168  3,057  3,254  2,601  1,900  202  703  203  453  1,224  1,974  1,001  1,351  1,651  1,951 
Payables, accrued expenses and other current liabilities 6,126  5,716  5,375  5,284  5,129  4,437  4,398  4,270  4,346  4,069  4,051  3,891  4,615  4,206  4,224  4,192  3,139  2,820  2,794  2,596  3,210  2,673  2,527  2,578 
Liabilities held for sale —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  —  189  195  202  — 
Current liabilities 6,626  7,749  5,376  7,021  5,836  6,067  8,755  6,726  5,655  6,237  7,108  7,145  7,216  6,106  4,426  4,895  3,342  3,273  4,018  4,570  4,400  4,219  4,380  4,529 
Long-term debt, excluding current portion 17,110  15,700  17,718  16,082  17,224  17,090  16,809  16,949  18,081  18,016  17,556  17,817  18,894  20,350  22,589  22,095  18,667  18,563  9,082  9,043  10,550  10,561  10,864  10,858 
Long-term employee benefit obligations 1,228  1,421  1,425  1,434  1,435  1,297  1,253  1,290  1,272  862  815  805  1,056  1,075  1,172  1,164  1,168  1,337  1,356  1,323  1,319  1,159  1,146  1,150 
Deferred income taxes and other liabilities 5,225  5,328  5,576  5,548  5,752  5,483  5,748  5,785  5,676  5,621  5,809  5,762  5,744  5,088  5,234  5,962  1,609  1,406  1,702  1,799  1,684  2,044  2,180  2,286 
Noncurrent liabilities 23,563  22,449  24,719  23,064  24,411  23,870  23,810  24,024  25,029  24,499  24,180  24,384  25,694  26,513  28,995  29,221  21,444  21,306  12,140  12,165  13,553  13,764  14,190  14,294 
Total liabilities 30,189  30,198  30,095  30,085  30,247  29,937  32,565  30,750  30,684  30,736  31,288  31,529  32,910  32,619  33,421  34,116  24,786  24,579  16,158  16,735  17,953  17,983  18,570  18,823 
Preferred stock —  —  —  —  —  — 
Common stock 365  365  365  365  365  365  347  347  347  347  347  347  347  347  347  347  347  347  333  333  333  333  333  333 
Capital in excess of par value 19,272  19,281  19,340  19,301  19,270  19,228  16,288  16,321  16,270  16,227  16,177  16,174  16,179  16,193  16,170  16,197  9,619  9,586  4,742  4,713  4,693  4,650  4,600  4,557 
Retained earnings 13,826  13,821  13,557  13,522  12,791  12,916  12,868  12,938  12,913  12,997  12,792  13,018  12,596  12,971  12,616  12,765  13,111  12,989  13,321  13,133  12,727  12,850  12,600  12,402 
Deferred compensation 23  23  23  23  23  23  23  24  23  22  23  24  22  22  21  19  19  23  21  23  21  20  20  22 
Common stock in treasury, at cost (7,723) (7,027) (6,132) (6,136) (6,138) (6,145) (6,158) (6,228) (6,190) (6,201) (6,192) (6,235) (6,243) (6,275) (6,300) (6,343) (8,427) (8,437) (8,445) (8,457) (8,212) (8,215) (8,240) (8,251)
Accumulated other comprehensive loss (2,088) (2,330) (2,329) (2,414) (2,548) (2,367) (2,419) (2,202) (2,284) (1,897) (1,839) (1,927) (1,909) (1,902) (1,704) (1,740) (1,723) (1,923) (2,009) (2,162) (1,929) (1,605) (1,647) (1,840)
Shareholders’ equity 23,677  24,135  24,826  24,663  23,765  24,022  20,951  21,202  21,081  21,497  21,310  21,403  20,994  21,358  21,152  21,247  12,948  12,587  7,963  7,583  7,633  8,033  7,666  7,223 
Total liabilities and shareholders’ equity 53,866  54,333  54,921  54,748  54,012  53,959  53,516  51,952  51,765  52,233  52,598  52,932  53,904  53,977  54,573  55,363  37,734  37,166  24,121  24,318  25,586  26,016  26,236  26,046 

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2021-11-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2021-08-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2021-05-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2021-02-04), 10-K (filing date: 2020-11-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2019-11-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-09), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-02-05), 10-K (filing date: 2018-11-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-02-06), 10-K (filing date: 2017-11-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-02), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2016-11-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-02-05).

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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s current liabilities increased from Q2 2021 to Q3 2021 but then slightly decreased from Q3 2021 to Q4 2021.
Noncurrent liabilities Amount of obligation due after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s noncurrent liabilities decreased from Q2 2021 to Q3 2021 but then slightly increased from Q3 2021 to Q4 2021.
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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s total liabilities increased from Q2 2021 to Q3 2021 but then slightly decreased from Q3 2021 to Q4 2021.
Shareholders’ equity 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. Becton, Dickinson & Co.’s shareholders’ equity decreased from Q2 2021 to Q3 2021 and from Q3 2021 to Q4 2021.