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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (NYSE:TSM)
Marketable Securities
$1,150 Mil (As of Mar. 2016)

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's marketable securities for the quarter that ended in Mar. 2016 was $1,150 Mil.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's quarterly marketable securities increased from Sep. 2015 ($391 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($847 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($847 Mil) to Mar. 2016 ($1,150 Mil).

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd's annual marketable securities increased from Dec. 2013 ($106 Mil) to Dec. 2014 ($2,614 Mil) but then declined from Dec. 2014 ($2,614 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($847 Mil).


Definition

Marketable Securities are very liquid securities that can be converted into cash quickly at a reasonable price.


Explanation

Marketable securities are very liquid as they tend to have maturities of less than one year. Furthermore, the rate at which these securities can be bought or sold has little effect on their prices.

Please note, GuruFocus' marketable securities also includes "Other Short Term Investment".


Related Terms

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Marketable Securities, Cash and Cash Equivalents


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Annual Data

Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15
MarketableSecurities 2,0972,4135658181,1612572751062,614847

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Quarterly Data

Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16
MarketableSecurities 1061262,0172,2392,6142,7209673918471,150
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