Retained Earnings(R.E) Calculation, Formulas

 Retained Earnings (R.E) Calculator

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Retained Earnings (R.E) Formula

Retained Earnings Formula calculates the current period Retained Earning by adding previous period retained earnings to the Net Income

and then subtracting the dividends paid during the period.

Retained Earnings (R.E) Formula = Begining Period R.E + Net Income (Loss) - Cash Dividend - Stock Dividend


Beginning Period RE can be found in the Balance sheet under shareholders equity

Net Income or Loss can be taken from Profit and Loss Statement

Cash Dividend if paid any can be figured out from financing activity from cash flow statement