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Intuit Retained Earnings

: USD 10,581 Mil (As of Apr. 2020)
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Retained earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Intuit's retained earnings for the quarter that ended in Apr. 2020 was USD 10,581 Mil.

Intuit's quarterly retained earnings increased from Oct. 2019 (USD 9,537 Mil) to Jan. 2020 (USD 9,637 Mil) and increased from Jan. 2020 (USD 9,637 Mil) to Apr. 2020 (USD 10,581 Mil).

Intuit's annual retained earnings increased from Jul. 2017 (USD 7,297 Mil) to Jul. 2018 (USD 8,564 Mil) and increased from Jul. 2018 (USD 8,564 Mil) to Jul. 2019 (USD 9,621 Mil).


Intuit Retained Earnings Historical Data

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Intuit Annual Data
Jul10 Jul11 Jul12 Jul13 Jul14 Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18 Jul19
Retained Earnings Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 6,027.00 6,687.00 7,297.00 8,564.00 9,621.00

Intuit Quarterly Data
Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20
Retained Earnings Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 9,789.00 9,621.00 9,537.00 9,637.00 10,581.00

Intuit Retained Earnings Calculation

Retained Earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Because the net income was not distributed to shareholders, shareholders' equity is increased by the same amount.

Of course, if a company loses, it is called retained losses, or accumulated losses.


Intuit  (NAS:INTU) Retained Earnings Explanation

Historically profitable companies sometimes have negative retained earnings. This is because they have cumulatively paid out more to shareholders than they reported in profits.

For example, in 2011, Microsoft had negative retained earnings. This does not mean the company lost more money than it made over the years. It just means it paid out more money than it earned.

If a company has negative retained earnings, investors should check the 10-year financial results. They should not assume that negative retained earnings prove a company has generally lost money in the past.

Of course, many companies with negative retained earnings have indeed lost money in the past.

Retained Earnings: Warren Buffett's Secret.

One of the most important indicators of durable competitive advantage. Net earnings can be paid out as dividends, used to buy back shares or retained for growth.

If the company loses more than it has accumulated, retained earnings is negative.

If a company isn't adding to its retained earnings, it isn't growing its net worth.

Rate of growth of retained earnings is good indicator whether it's benefiting from a competitive advantage.

Microsoft is negative because it chose to buyback stock and pay dividends.

The more earnings retained, the faster it grows and increases growth rate for future earnings.


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