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Yale Transaction Finders (OTCPK:YTFD) Retained Earnings

: $-1.30 Mil (As of Sep. 2023)
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Retained earnings is the accumulated portion of net income that is not distributed to shareholders. Yale Transaction Finders's retained earnings for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2023 was $-1.30 Mil.

Yale Transaction Finders's quarterly retained earnings declined from Mar. 2023 ($-1.29 Mil) to Jun. 2023 ($-1.30 Mil) and declined from Jun. 2023 ($-1.30 Mil) to Sep. 2023 ($-1.30 Mil).

Yale Transaction Finders's annual retained earnings declined from Dec. 2020 ($-1.12 Mil) to Dec. 2021 ($-1.21 Mil) and declined from Dec. 2021 ($-1.21 Mil) to Dec. 2022 ($-1.28 Mil).


Yale Transaction Finders Retained Earnings Historical Data

The historical data trend for Yale Transaction Finders's Retained Earnings can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Yale Transaction Finders Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Retained Earnings
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -0.91 -1.01 -1.12 -1.21 -1.28

Yale Transaction Finders Quarterly Data
Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23
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 -1.26 -1.28 -1.29 -1.30 -1.30

Yale Transaction Finders 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.


Yale Transaction Finders  (OTCPK:YTFD) 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.


Yale Transaction Finders (OTCPK:YTFD) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
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Address
c/o Graubard Miller, 405 Lexington Avenue, 44th Floor, New York, NY, USA, 10174
Website
Yale Transaction Finders Inc is a shell company.
Executives
Jonathan J Ledecky director, 10 percent owner, officer: CEO, CFO C/O THE LEDECKY FOUNDATION, 901 - 15TH STREET, NW, SUITE 950, WASHINGTON DC 20005
Arnold P Kling 10 percent owner, officer: President, Treasurer C/O ADELPHIA HOLDINGS LLC, 545 MADISON AVE 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10022
Thomas W Colligan director, officer: See Remarks 5528 WESTCOTT CIRCLE, FREDERICK MD 21703
Fountainhead Capital Management Ltd 10 percent owner PORTMAN HOUSE HUE STREET, ST HELIER, JERSEY CHANNEL ISLANDS X0 JE45RP
La Pergola Investments Ltd 10 percent owner 1 PORTMAN HOUSE, HUE STREET ST HELLIER, JERSEY CHANNEL ISLAN X0 JE45RP
Geoffrey Greenwood director, 10 percent owner, officer: President,Secreatary 2045 KETTNER BLVD., SUITE 101, SAN DIEGO CA 92101

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