Financial Statements

  1. The 4 Basic Elements of Stock Value

    Investors use these four measures to determine a stock's worth. Find out how to use ...
  2. The Common-Size Analysis of Financial Statements

    Using common-size financial statements helps investors spot trends that a raw financial ...
  3. Cheap Stocks Or Value Traps?

    The value of stocks that trade at less than cash per share can be deceiving.
  4. Financial Models You Can Create With Excel

    The relatively modest amount of time it takes to build these models can pay for itself ...
  5. Behind Tesla's 1,173% Rise in 10 years (TSLA)

    Pay attention to whether Tesla’s profitability can prove worthy of the level of enthusiasm ...
  6. Ben Graham's Advice on Reading Financial Statements

    Seven pieces of advice from Benjamin Graham on understanding financial statements.
  1. The Common-Size Analysis of Financial Statements

    Using common-size financial statements helps investors spot trends that a raw financial ...
  2. Behind Tesla's 1,173% Rise in 10 years (TSLA)

    Pay attention to whether Tesla’s profitability can prove worthy of the level of enthusiasm ...
  3. The Pros and Cons of Executives' Pay Tied to ...

    Watch for situations where lavish executive compensation is either not justified ...
  4. David Einhorn: Tips on How to Read Financial ...

    Find out what Greenlight Capital manager and value investing extraordinaire David ...
  5. Tesla Stock: An Earnings Case Study (TSLA)

    Pay attention to whether Tesla’s quarterly vehicle deliveries continue to outweigh ...
  6. Twitter Stock: An Earnings Case Study (TWTR)

    Note how Twitter’s own messaging platform played a role in causing its April 2015 ...
  1. Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

    Find out how analysts determine the fair value of a company with this step-by-step ...
  2. Debt Ratios

    Learn about the debt ratio, debt-equity ratio, capitalization ratio, interest coverage ...
  3. Using Accounting Analysis To Measure Earnings ...

    Learn the accounting concepts that will help you to dig into to the details to find ...
  4. Cash Flow Indicator Ratios

    Learn about the operating cash flow to sales ratio, free cash flow to operating cash ...
  1. How should I analyze a company's financial statements?

    Discover how investors and analysts use a company’s financial statements to evaluate a company's financial health and investment ...
  2. Why do some companies pay a dividend, while other companies do not?

    There are several reasons why a corporation might pass some of its earnings on as dividends or reinvest all of its earnings ...
  3. What items are considered liquid assets?

    Learn what a liquid asset is, some examples of liquid assets, what a non-liquid asset is and what determines whether as asset ...
  4. How can working capital affect a company's finances?

    Understand how working capital may affect a company's financial strength and investment effectiveness, as it changes from ...
  1. 5 Tips For Reading A Balance Sheet

    The balance sheet, along with the income and cash flow statements, is an important ...
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