Retained Earnings explained
The Finance Storyteller
Published at : 27 Dec 2020
What is the meaning of the term retained earnings? Where do retained earnings show up in the financial statements? What makes retained earnings go up or down?
00:00 Introduction to retained earnings
00:28 Retained earnings definition
00:43 Retained earnings on the balance sheet
01:53 Reinvested earnings example
04:04 Retained earnings example
05:08 Accumulated deficit
In this video we walk through the definition of retained earnings, analyze two real-life examples of well-known companies to understand how retained earnings get accounted for, and provide bonus tips above and beyond what other videos and textbooks would give you on things you should know about retained earnings.
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