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Taylor Devices Retained Earnings

: $33.36 Mil (As of Nov. 2020)
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Retained earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Taylor Devices's retained earnings for the quarter that ended in Nov. 2020 was $33.36 Mil.

Taylor Devices's quarterly retained earnings increased from May. 2020 ($32.54 Mil) to Aug. 2020 ($32.72 Mil) and increased from Aug. 2020 ($32.72 Mil) to Nov. 2020 ($33.36 Mil).

Taylor Devices's annual retained earnings increased from May. 2018 ($26.96 Mil) to May. 2019 ($29.51 Mil) and increased from May. 2019 ($29.51 Mil) to May. 2020 ($32.54 Mil).


Taylor Devices Retained Earnings Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Taylor Devices Annual Data
May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20
Retained Earnings Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 24.19 26.52 26.96 29.51 32.54

Taylor Devices Quarterly Data
Feb16 May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20
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 30.78 31.56 32.54 32.72 33.36

Taylor Devices 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.


Taylor Devices  (NAS:TAYD) 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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