Stock Analysis on Net

Linde plc (NYSE:LIN)

$19.99

Balance Sheet: Assets

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

Assets are resources controlled by the company as a result of past events and from which future economic benefits are expected to flow to the entity.

Linde plc, consolidated balance sheet: assets

US$ in millions

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Dec 31, 2021 Dec 31, 2020 Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017
Cash and cash equivalents
Accounts receivable, net
Contract assets
Inventories
Prepaid and other deferred charges
VAT recoverable
Unrealized gains on derivatives
Assets held for sale
Other
Prepaid and other current assets
Current assets
Property, plant and equipment, net
Finance lease right-of-use assets
Property, plant and equipment, net, including finance lease right-of-use assets
Equity investments
Goodwill
Other intangible assets, net
Pension assets
Insurance contracts
Long-term receivables, net
Operating lease right-of-use assets
Deposits
Investments carried at cost
Deferred charges
Deferred income taxes
Unrealized gains on derivatives
Other
Other long-term assets
Long-term assets
Total assets

Based on: 10-K (reporting date: 2021-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2020-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2019-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2018-12-31), 10-K (reporting date: 2017-12-31).


Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Current assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold, or consumed within one year (or the normal operating cycle, if longer). Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Linde plc current assets increased from 2019 to 2020 but then decreased significantly from 2020 to 2021.
Property, plant and equipment, net, including finance lease right-of-use assets Amount after accumulated depreciation, depletion and amortization of physical assets used in the normal conduct of business to produce goods and services and not intended for resale. Examples include, but are not limited to, land, buildings, machinery and equipment, office equipment, and furniture and fixtures. Linde plc property, plant and equipment, net, including finance lease right-of-use assets decreased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.
Long-term assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are expected to be realized in cash, sold or consumed after one year or beyond the normal operating cycle, if longer. Linde plc long-term assets increased from 2019 to 2020 but then decreased significantly from 2020 to 2021.
Total assets Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are recognized. Assets are probable future economic benefits obtained or controlled by an entity as a result of past transactions or events. Linde plc total assets increased from 2019 to 2020 but then decreased significantly from 2020 to 2021.

Current Assets: Selected Items

Balance sheet item Description The company
Cash and cash equivalents Amount of currency on hand as well as demand deposits with banks or financial institutions. Includes other kinds of accounts that have the general characteristics of demand deposits. Also includes short-term, highly liquid investments that are both readily convertible to known amounts of cash and so near their maturity that they present insignificant risk of changes in value because of changes in interest rates. Excludes cash and cash equivalents within disposal group and discontinued operation. Linde plc cash and cash equivalents increased from 2019 to 2020 but then slightly decreased from 2020 to 2021 not reaching 2019 level.
Accounts receivable, net Amount due from customers or clients, within one year of the balance sheet date (or the normal operating cycle, whichever is longer), for goods or services (including trade receivables) that have been delivered or sold in the normal course of business, reduced to the estimated net realizable fair value by an allowance established by the entity of the amount it deems uncertain of collection. Linde plc accounts receivable, net decreased from 2019 to 2020 but then increased from 2020 to 2021 exceeding 2019 level.
Inventories Amount after valuation and LIFO reserves of inventory expected to be sold, or consumed within one year or operating cycle, if longer. Linde plc inventories increased from 2019 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2021.