September 10, 2014 (Chinavestor) Having completed income statement and cash flow statement analysis for Youku Tudou Ltd. (NYSE:YOKU), time has come to take a close look at YOKU's balance sheet. The following analysis considers commonly accepted financial measures such as quick ratio, current ratio, debt to equity ratio and so on.
First and foremost, here comes YOKU's current balance sheet.
Financial Strength Ratios:
Current Ratio of Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) is well above 1, indicating the company has no problem to meet its short-term obligations. And Youku Tudou’s debt ratio is kept at a low level. Considering its constant loss and large business risk, the company’s capital is well structured so that it can meet its financial obligations at all times.
Actually most of Youku Tudou’s investment fund was getting from Private Equity firms like Chengwei Fund, Brookside Capital, Maverick Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures before its IPO in December 2010. And now in April 2014, Alibaba & Yunfeng agree to buy $1.22 billion stake in Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU), becoming the largest institutional investor of Youku Tudou (jointly 18.5%).
According to Youku Tudou (NYSE:YOKU) 2013 annual report, management is holding more than 51% of the total shareholder equity, aligning management interests with shareholder interests.