Trend analysis of Citigroup balance sheet accounts such as Total Assets of 1731.2 B provides information on Citigroup total assets, its liabilities, and its equity which is the actual value of Citigroup to its prevalent stockholders. By breaking down trends over time using Citigroup balance sheet statements, investors will see what exactly the company owned and what it owed to creditors or other parties at the end of each accounting year. Financial Statement Analysis is much more than just reviewing and breaking down Citigroup prevalent accounting reports in order to predict its past. Macroaxis encourages investors to analyze financial statement over time for various trends across multiple indicators and accounts to determine whether Citigroup is a good buy for the upcoming year. Check also Trending Equities.
Long Term DebtLong term debt is debt that Citigroup holds for over one year. Long term debt appears on Citigroup balance sheet and also includes long-term leases. The most common forms of long term debt are bonds payable, long-term notes payable, mortgage payable, pension liabilities, and lease liabilities. In the corporate world, long-term debt is generally used to fund big-ticket items, such as machinery, buildings, and land. The total of long-term debt reported on Citigroup balance sheet is the sum of the balances of all categories of long-term debt.
Total AssetsTotal assets refers to the total amount of Citigroup assets owned. Assets are items that have some economic value and are expended over time to create a benefit for the owner. These assets are usually recorded in Citigroup books under different categories such as cash, marketable securities, accounts receivable,prepaid expenses, inventory, fixed assets, intangible assets, other assets, marketable securities, accounts receivable, prepaid expenses and others. Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all assets that are recognized. Major components are [CashnEq]; [Investments];[Intangibles]; [PPNENet];[TaxAssets] and [Receivables].
Shareholders EquityA principal component of the balance sheet; in addition to [Liabilities] and [Assets]; that represents the total of all stockholders' equity (deficit) items; net of receivables from officers; directors; owners; and affiliates of the entity which are attributable to the parent.
Total LiabilitiesDeferred Income Tax is recorded on Citigroup balance sheet and a result of income already earned and recognized for accounting, but not tax, purposes. Also, differences between tax laws and accounting methods can result in a temporary difference in the amount of income tax payable by a company. This difference is recorded on Citigroup books as deferred income tax. Sum of the carrying amounts as of the balance sheet date of all liabilities that are recognized. Principal components are [Debt]; [DeferredRev]; [Payables];[Deposits]; and [TaxLiabilities].