Stock Analysis on Net
Stock Analysis on Net

ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE:NOW)

Analysis of Liquidity Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level


Liquidity Ratios (Summary)

ServiceNow Inc., liquidity ratios (quarterly data)

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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 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Current ratio 1.17 1.03 1.03 1.05 1.10 1.13 1.17 1.26 1.28 1.19 1.15 1.66 1.73 1.22 1.25 1.25 1.29 1.14 1.48 1.55 1.61 1.82
Quick ratio 1.04 0.91 0.92 0.92 0.97 0.99 1.03 1.13 1.15 1.08 1.05 1.53 1.62 1.10 1.14 1.14 1.18 1.04 1.37 1.40 1.46 1.64
Cash ratio 0.82 0.68 0.61 0.67 0.74 0.79 0.74 0.89 0.95 0.90 0.85 1.31 1.39 0.86 0.84 0.90 0.95 0.86 1.10 1.15 1.22 1.38

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-05), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. ServiceNow Inc.’s current ratio improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. ServiceNow Inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 but then improved from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 exceeding Q4 2019 level.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. ServiceNow Inc.’s cash ratio improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.

Current Ratio

ServiceNow Inc., current ratio calculation (quarterly data)

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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 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Current assets 3,337,122  2,805,861  2,826,901  2,297,213  2,442,287  2,374,486  2,344,693  2,292,185  2,351,629  2,489,926  2,410,564  2,127,492  2,111,027  1,396,255  1,342,535  1,126,907  1,097,889  1,193,258  1,085,635  981,607  954,074  983,934 
Current liabilities 2,848,871  2,721,061  2,752,785  2,192,561  2,224,979  2,097,841  2,012,573  1,818,957  1,837,041  2,098,016  2,100,631  1,280,651  1,217,290  1,139,805  1,071,498  898,339  852,081  1,048,283  731,636  634,821  591,633  540,926 
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1 1.17 1.03 1.03 1.05 1.10 1.13 1.17 1.26 1.28 1.19 1.15 1.66 1.73 1.22 1.25 1.25 1.29 1.14 1.48 1.55 1.61 1.82
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 1.29 1.23 0.79 0.74 0.70 0.97 1.13 1.66 2.08 2.12 2.05 2.05 1.99 1.95 2.08 2.16 2.20 2.21 2.18 2.20 2.16 2.22
Alphabet Inc. 3.41 3.66 3.37 3.78 3.98 3.96 3.92 4.14 4.15 4.87 5.14 5.77 6.01 7.13 6.29 6.88 5.43 5.14 4.67 4.77 4.85 5.60
Autodesk Inc. 0.56 0.64 0.70 0.80 0.83 0.92 0.88 1.07 1.22 1.04 1.13 1.46 1.59 1.78 1.88 2.10 2.21 1.84 1.91 2.06 2.12 2.32
Facebook Inc. 6.02 4.60 4.40 4.66 4.47 5.38 7.19 9.00 10.67 9.91 12.92 13.37 12.31 12.61 11.97 11.69 12.22 13.16 11.25 10.68 9.01 8.59
International Business Machines Corp. 1.04 0.96 1.02 1.09 1.83 1.36 1.29 1.31 1.32 1.37 1.33 1.41 1.25 1.18 1.21 1.20 1.30 1.37 1.24 1.25 1.27 1.30
Intuit Inc. 1.67 1.80 1.83 1.85 1.32 1.41 1.14 1.05 0.63 0.67 0.73 0.90 0.60 0.58 0.72 0.81 0.62 0.76 1.47 1.35 1.22 1.79
Microsoft Corp. 2.80 2.85 2.53 2.97 3.12 2.92 2.90 3.40 2.89 3.12 2.48 2.81 2.05 2.69 2.35 2.90 3.00 2.46 2.50 2.91 2.45 2.52
Oracle Corp. 2.37 2.25 2.49 2.65 2.80 3.43 3.96 4.33 5.07 3.63 3.08 4.18 3.96 4.92 3.74 4.83 4.26 4.04 4.13 3.72 4.34 4.35
salesforce.com inc. 0.97 0.96 0.95 0.86 0.80 1.29 0.92 0.82 0.77 0.71 0.83 0.60 0.61 0.74 0.77 0.74 0.71 0.66 0.81 0.74 0.66 0.61

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-05), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 3,337,122 ÷ 2,848,871 = 1.17

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. ServiceNow Inc.’s current ratio improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.

Quick Ratio

ServiceNow Inc., quick ratio calculation (quarterly data)

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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 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Cash and cash equivalents 837,309  808,725  775,778  622,925  583,581  639,722  566,204  703,629  704,846  682,854  726,495  1,104,871  1,173,457  439,915  401,238  325,067  289,113  453,450  412,305  349,073  325,354  307,981 
Short-term investments 1,505,362  1,049,980  915,317  848,148  1,069,803  1,022,391  931,718  922,411  1,044,812  1,203,105  1,052,803  567,026  518,719  535,399  498,124  481,813  517,601  447,423  388,945  379,878  397,170  437,029 
Accounts receivable, net 631,992  615,234  835,279  539,416  503,376  422,559  574,810  424,698  367,598  371,008  434,895  291,903  279,088  278,107  322,757  220,089  197,296  190,263  203,333  159,768  143,206  142,720 
Total quick assets 2,974,663  2,473,939  2,526,374  2,010,489  2,156,760  2,084,672  2,072,732  2,050,738  2,117,256  2,256,967  2,214,193  1,963,800  1,971,264  1,253,421  1,222,119  1,026,969  1,004,010  1,091,136  1,004,583  888,719  865,730  887,730 
 
Current liabilities 2,848,871  2,721,061  2,752,785  2,192,561  2,224,979  2,097,841  2,012,573  1,818,957  1,837,041  2,098,016  2,100,631  1,280,651  1,217,290  1,139,805  1,071,498  898,339  852,081  1,048,283  731,636  634,821  591,633  540,926 
Liquidity Ratio
Quick ratio1 1.04 0.91 0.92 0.92 0.97 0.99 1.03 1.13 1.15 1.08 1.05 1.53 1.62 1.10 1.14 1.14 1.18 1.04 1.37 1.40 1.46 1.64
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 1.11 1.06 0.70 0.64 0.62 0.86 1.06 1.58 1.99 2.04 2.00 1.98 1.91 1.86 1.99 2.07 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.07 2.02 2.07
Alphabet Inc. 3.26 3.46 3.21 3.62 3.84 3.80 3.75 3.97 3.99 4.71 4.97 5.58 5.82 6.91 6.00 6.64 5.20 4.87 4.38 4.47 4.56 5.16
Autodesk Inc. 0.49 0.56 0.62 0.70 0.73 0.81 0.83 1.01 1.16 1.00 1.08 1.40 1.52 1.71 1.83 2.02 2.12 1.69 1.78 1.91 1.96 2.18
Facebook Inc. 5.81 4.48 4.28 4.50 4.32 5.22 6.94 8.65 10.26 9.65 12.64 12.92 11.87 12.20 11.63 11.26 11.80 12.70 10.91 9.96 8.47 7.97
International Business Machines Corp. 0.88 0.80 0.87 0.91 1.68 1.19 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.19 1.19 1.22 1.09 1.00 1.04 1.02 1.11 1.20 1.07 1.03 1.03 1.03
Intuit Inc. 1.30 1.34 1.44 1.57 0.94 0.89 0.86 0.83 0.41 0.42 0.45 0.74 0.41 0.33 0.53 0.64 0.36 0.32 1.03 1.08 0.87 1.27
Microsoft Corp. 2.65 2.68 2.35 2.80 2.93 2.72 2.74 3.24 2.77 2.96 2.37 2.67 1.94 2.52 2.22 2.66 2.75 2.24 2.30 2.65 2.24 2.28
Oracle Corp. 2.16 2.09 2.31 2.45 2.63 3.26 3.78 4.14 4.86 3.49 2.95 3.99 3.79 4.74 3.57 4.62 4.09 3.86 3.92 3.48 4.09 4.12
salesforce.com inc. 0.82 0.81 0.82 0.68 0.64 1.13 0.83 0.71 0.67 0.61 0.74 0.50 0.46 0.63 0.68 0.61 0.54 0.49 0.66 0.55 0.48 0.47

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-05), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 2,974,663 ÷ 2,848,871 = 1.04

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. ServiceNow Inc.’s quick ratio deteriorated from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 but then improved from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020 exceeding Q4 2019 level.

Cash Ratio

ServiceNow Inc., cash ratio calculation (quarterly data)

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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 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Cash and cash equivalents 837,309  808,725  775,778  622,925  583,581  639,722  566,204  703,629  704,846  682,854  726,495  1,104,871  1,173,457  439,915  401,238  325,067  289,113  453,450  412,305  349,073  325,354  307,981 
Short-term investments 1,505,362  1,049,980  915,317  848,148  1,069,803  1,022,391  931,718  922,411  1,044,812  1,203,105  1,052,803  567,026  518,719  535,399  498,124  481,813  517,601  447,423  388,945  379,878  397,170  437,029 
Total cash assets 2,342,671  1,858,705  1,691,095  1,471,073  1,653,384  1,662,113  1,497,922  1,626,040  1,749,658  1,885,959  1,779,298  1,671,897  1,692,176  975,314  899,362  806,880  806,714  900,873  801,250  728,951  722,524  745,010 
 
Current liabilities 2,848,871  2,721,061  2,752,785  2,192,561  2,224,979  2,097,841  2,012,573  1,818,957  1,837,041  2,098,016  2,100,631  1,280,651  1,217,290  1,139,805  1,071,498  898,339  852,081  1,048,283  731,636  634,821  591,633  540,926 
Liquidity Ratio
Cash ratio1 0.82 0.68 0.61 0.67 0.74 0.79 0.74 0.89 0.95 0.90 0.85 1.31 1.39 0.86 0.84 0.90 0.95 0.86 1.10 1.15 1.22 1.38
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors2
Adobe Inc. 0.84 0.80 0.51 0.47 0.45 0.61 0.75 1.30 1.70 1.74 1.65 1.67 1.62 1.57 1.69 1.77 1.81 1.84 1.80 1.78 1.76 1.78
Alphabet Inc. 2.77 2.92 2.65 3.09 3.27 3.25 3.15 3.40 3.42 4.05 4.21 4.84 5.07 6.06 5.15 5.80 4.52 4.26 3.78 3.94 4.02 4.56
Autodesk Inc. 0.37 0.44 0.41 0.54 0.61 0.70 0.62 0.83 1.00 0.88 0.87 1.23 1.32 1.54 1.41 1.74 1.82 1.44 1.45 1.59 1.65 1.89
Facebook Inc. 5.15 4.00 3.64 3.92 3.74 4.57 5.86 7.54 9.06 8.64 11.09 11.59 10.69 11.03 10.24 10.07 10.54 11.40 9.58 8.84 7.51 7.11
International Business Machines Corp. 0.37 0.30 0.24 0.31 1.10 0.47 0.32 0.40 0.34 0.37 0.34 0.36 0.34 0.29 0.24 0.29 0.32 0.43 0.24 0.28 0.25 0.25
Intuit Inc. 1.03 1.28 1.39 1.46 0.67 0.84 0.81 0.72 0.24 0.37 0.40 0.64 0.23 0.28 0.48 0.56 0.14 0.25 0.97 0.98 0.65 1.17
Microsoft Corp. 2.25 2.35 1.93 2.44 2.54 2.41 2.29 2.87 2.46 2.68 2.06 2.42 1.73 2.33 1.91 2.38 2.41 2.01 1.94 2.34 1.90 2.00
Oracle Corp. 1.88 1.89 2.03 2.23 2.43 3.07 3.50 3.92 4.62 3.31 2.73 3.76 3.56 4.52 3.26 4.29 3.81 3.63 3.56 3.17 3.73 3.86
salesforce.com inc. 0.59 0.61 0.39 0.43 0.40 0.91 0.45 0.50 0.47 0.42 0.30 0.24 0.22 0.40 0.24 0.34 0.28 0.26 0.23 0.31 0.24 0.26

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-10-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-03), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-11-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-08), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-11-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-08), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-05-05), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-06), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-11-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-06), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-05-07).

1 Q2 2020 Calculation
Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= 2,342,671 ÷ 2,848,871 = 0.82

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. ServiceNow Inc.’s cash ratio improved from Q4 2019 to Q1 2020 and from Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.