Apple Inc. Financial Statements and Financial Ratios Analyzed from 2014 to 2018

 “Apple Inc. 2018 Company Analysis… For Beginners: Financial Statements and Financial Ratios: Defined, Discussed, and Analyzed for 5 Years” was written by, Paul Borosky, MBA. and owner of Quality Business Plan.  In this book, the author selected Apple’s 2018 10k, Apple’s 2017 10k annual report, Apple’s 2016 10k annual report, Apple’s 2015 10k annual report, and Apple’s 2014 10k annual report as the basis for information gathering. 

Once all Apple’s 10k annual statements were collected, the author then inserted Apple’s income statement information and Apple’s balance sheet information into a customized financial template. 

In this template, various graphs and charts were generated showing changes to Apple’s revenues, profits, and other financial statement changes.  With this complete, a brief analysis was done for each of Apple’s important financial statement line items.  Further, in the book, we also supply financial ratios for Apple Inc. for the last five years.  Each financial ratio has a formula supplied.  This allows you to better understand how the calculations were performed.  On a final note, for each financial statement line item and financial ratio, we offer a brief analysis of the company’s trends and what the changes mean in relations to the financial statements and financial ratios.

Apple: Brief Summary

Apple Inc. is currently located at One Apple Park Way in Cupertino, CA. the organization competes in the consumer electronics industry.  Currently, the firm employs over 100,000 individuals.  Their CEO is Tim Cook.  As for CFO, this would be Luca Maestri. Finally, their chief operating officer is Jeffrey Williams.

Apple Incorporated specializes in designing and manufacturing communication devices, such as phones and iPads. In addition, the organization also generates revenues from their online store and various licenses agreements.  Popular products for the organization includes iPhone, iPad, iMac, and iWatch.

Currently, the company has a market capitalization of approximately $955 billion.  The company’s data is .91.  This indicates that the firm is slightly less risky as compared to the overall market.  As for earnings, the firm has a current earnings per share of 12.12.

Section 1: Apple Inc. Income Statement Analyzed 2014 to 2018

In this section, I walk through a broad definition as to what an income statement is and why it is important.  From this, I then discuss each of Apple’s important income statement line items, such as revenues, gross profits, etc. in detail.  After each line item is defined and discussed, I then offer an analysis of Apple’s income statement line item from 2014 to 2018, in most cases.

Section 2: Apple Inc. Balance Sheet Analyzed from 2014 to 2018

For Apple Inc. balance sheet, I again go through each important line item from the balance sheet.  In reviewing each line item, I will define the Apple’s balance sheet line item, such as cash, property, plant and equipment, and liabilities between 2014 to 2018.  Next, I then offer an analysis of Apple’s balance sheet line item.

Section 3: Apple Inc. Financial Ratios Analyzed from 2014 to 2018

For this section, I have chosen about 16 different financial ratios to review for Apple Inc from 2014 to 2018.  In reviewing each of Apple’s financial ratios, I first start with defining the financial ratio.  Next, I supply the financial formula for calculating the specific ratio.  Finally, I offer a brief analysis of Apple’s Financial ratio.  Ratios calculated and analyzed for the last five years include:

  • Apple’s current ratio for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s quick ratio for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s cash ratio for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s total asset turnover for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s fixed asset turnover for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s Days Sales Outstanding for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s Inventory Turnover for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s Accounts Receivable Turnover for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s accounts payable turnover for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s return on assets (ROA) for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s return on equity (ROE) for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s profit margin for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s gross profit margin for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s operating profit margin for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s long-term debt ratio for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s debt to equity ratio for 2014 to 2018
  • Apple’s times interest earned for 2014 to 2018

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