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Financial Analysis Discuss this eTheme.

These resources are about financial analysis. Find information about time trend analysis, common size statements, and ratio analysis. Learn the basics of analyzing a financial statement of a publicly held company in preparation for making an investment recommendation. Resources include guides, tutorials, lessons, and videos about financial analysis. In addition there are links to annual reports for some of the top, publicly held companies in the country.

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Learn how to become a better informed investor. This guide will walk you through the financial review of an annual report.
Learn about the four main types of financial statements: balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and statements of shareholders' equity. Understand what each type of financial statement can tell you about the overall financial health of a company.
Learn the basic steps to use when evaluating company cases, get an overview of financial ratio analysis, and learn about financial statement analysis.
Learn about some basic tools to use in performing a financial analysis, think about who is going to use the information from a financial analysis. Video touches on: comparative analysis, horizontal analysis, and vertical analysis - common sized for comparison. (Total Running Time: 9:48) NOTE: This site links to discussion boards. (forums, message boards, etc.)
Gain an understanding of what common size ratios are, how and why they are used, and how to calculate them.
Use this tutorial to help you when determining: liquidity measurement ratios, profitability indicator ratios, debt ratios, operating performance ratios, cash flow indicator ratios, and investment valuation ratios. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Outline the importance of analyzing financial statements, introduce solvency ratios, present ratios to determine operational efficiency, and explain trend analysis using horizontal and vertical analysis. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Use this tutorial to calculate your financial rations: liquidity ratio, efficiency ratio, leverage ratio and profitability ratio. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Listen as ratio analysis is explained. Specifically, this video covers: liquidity, solvency and profitability ratios. (Total Running Time: 6:14) NOTE: This site links to discussion boards. (forums, message boards, etc.)
Learn how to use Excel, spreadsheet software, to perform trend analysis.
Choose from a comprehensive list of resources to assist in your financial analysis.
Use information collected by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to inform your investment decisions.
This guide and its interactive diagram help to simplify the process of reading a company's annual report. The site includes a link to a small financial terms glossary. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Learn all about Microsoft Corporation's annual reports, analyze their financial statements, calculate their ratio analysis and time trend analysis.
Learn all about Coca Cola's annual reports, analyze their financial statements, calculate their ratio analysis and time trend analysis.
Learn all about McDonald's annual reports, analyze their financial statements, calculate their ratio analysis and time trend analysis.
Learn all about Ford Motor Company's annual reports, analyze their financial statements, calculate their ratio analysis and time trend analysis.

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