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Skyworks Solutions (Skyworks Solutions) Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization : $516 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2024)


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What is Skyworks Solutions Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization?

Skyworks Solutions's depreciation, depletion and amortization for the three months ended in Mar. 2024 was $111 Mil. Its depreciation, depletion and amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 was $516 Mil.


Skyworks Solutions Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization Historical Data

The historical data trend for Skyworks Solutions's Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization 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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Skyworks Solutions Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization Chart

Skyworks Solutions Annual Data
Trend Sep14 Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19 Sep20 Sep21 Sep22 Sep23
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization
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Skyworks Solutions Quarterly Data
Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23 Mar24
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Skyworks Solutions Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization Calculation

Depreciation is a present expense that accounts for the past cost of an asset that is now providing benefits.

Depletion and amortization are synonyms for depreciation.

Generally:
The term depreciation is used when discussing man made tangible assets
The term depletion is used when discussing natural tangible assets
The term amortization is used when discussing intangible assets

Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2024 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $516 Mil.


* 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.


Skyworks Solutions  (NAS:SWKS) Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization Explanation

One of the key tenets of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is the matching principle. The matching principle states that companies should report associated costs and benefits at the same time.

For example:

If a company buys a $300 million cruise ship in 1982 and then sells tickets to passengers for the next 30 years, the company should not report a $300 million expense in 1982 and then ticket sales for 1982 through 2012. Instead, the company should spread the purchase price of the ship (the cost) over the same time period it sells tickets (the benefit).

To create income statements that meet the matching principle, accountants use an expense called depreciation.

So, instead of reporting a $300 million purchase expense in 1982, the company might:

Report a $30 million depreciation expense in 1982, 1983, 1984...and every year after that for the 30 years the company expects to sell tickets to passengers on this cruise ship.

To calculate depreciation, a company must make estimates and choices such as:

The cost of the asset
The useful life of the asset
The salvage value of the asset at the end of its useful life
And a way of spreading the cost of the asset to match the time when the asset provides benefits

The range of different ways of spreading the cost under GAAP accounting is too long to list. However, public companies in the United States explain their depreciation choices to shareholders in a note to their financial statements. It is critical that investors read this note. Investors can find this note in the company's 10-K.

Past depreciation expenses accumulate on the balance sheet. Most public companies choose not to show this contra asset account on the balance sheet they present to shareholders. Instead, they simply show a single item. This single asset item may be marked Net. Such as Property, Plant, and Equipment - Net. It is actually the asset account netted against the contra asset account.

A contra asset account is an account that offsets an asset account. So, for example a company might have:

Property, Plant, and Equipment - Gross: $150 million
Accumulated Depreciation: $120 million
Property, Plant, and Equipment - Net: $30 million

In this case, the only item likely to be shown on the balance sheet is Property, Plant, and Equipment - Net. This is the cost of the company's property, plant, and equipment (asset account) minus the accumulated depreciation (the contra asset account). It means the company's assets cost $150 million, the company has reported $120 million in depreciation expense over the years, and the company is now reporting the assets have a book value of $30 million.

It is possible for a company to have fully depreciated assets on its balance sheet. This means the company's estimate of the useful life of the asset was shorter than the asset's actual useful life. As a result, the asset - although it is still being used - is carried on the balance sheet at its salvage value.

This is a reminder that depreciation involves estimates and choices. It is not an infallible process.

Companies do not have cash layout for depreciation. Therefore, depreciation is added back in the cash flow statement.

Although depreciation is not a cash cost, it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when it purchases them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EDITDA because depreciation is not included as an expense. Warren Buffett even jokingly said We prefer earnings before everything when criticizing the abuse of EDITDA.


Be Aware

Depreciation estimates make the calculation of net income susceptible to management's accounting choices. These choices can be either overly aggressive or overly conservative.


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Skyworks Solutions (Skyworks Solutions) Business Description

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Address
5260 California Avenue, Irvine, CA, USA, 92617
Skyworks Solutions produces semiconductors for wireless handsets and other devices that are used to enable wireless connectivity. Its main products include power amplifiers, filters, switches, and integrated front-end modules that support wireless transmissions. Skyworks' customers are mostly large smartphone manufacturers, but the firm also has a growing presence in nonhandset applications such as wireless routers, medical devices, and automobiles.
Executives
Karilee A Durham officer: SVP, Human Resources 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Reza Kasnavi officer: SVP, Tech. & Manufacturing 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Robert John Terry officer: VP, General Counsel &Secretary 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Kris Sennesael officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Kevin L Beebe director ONE ALLIED DRIVE, LITTLE ROCK AR 72202
Liam Griffin officer: VP, Sales and Marketing 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Philip Matthew Carter officer: VP, Corp. Controller 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Maryann Turcke director C/O NORTHERN STAR INVESTMENT CORP. II, 405 LEXINGTON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY 10174
Suzanne E. Mcbride director C/O IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC., 1750 TYSONS BOULEVARD, SUITE 1400, MCLEAN VA 22102
Eric Guerin director 1950 HASSELL ROAD, HOFFMAN ESTATES IL 60169
Carlos S Bori officer: VP, Sales & Marketing 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
Timothy R Furey director 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
P Mcglade David director 5260 CALIFORNIA AVENUE, IRVINE CA 92617
David J Aldrich director, officer: President and CEO 20 SYLVAN ROAD, WOBURN MA 01801
Christine King director AMIS HOLDINGS, INC., 2300 BUCKSKIN RD, POCATELLO ID 83201