Financial Statements

  1. How To Calculate Goodwill

    Goodwill is an intangible, but it is still possible to effectively calculate or estimate ...
  2. Material Adverse Effect A Warning Sign For Stocks

    Learn what this phrase means and how to spot it in a company's financial statements. ...
  3. Footnotes: Early Warning Signs For Investors

    These documents hold very important information, but reading them takes skill.
  4. SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
  5. How To Decode A Company's Earnings Reports

    Read between the lines to decipher a company's true financial condition.
  6. An Introduction To Depreciation

    Companies make choices and assumptions in calculating depreciation, and you need ...
  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. Cash Flow Indicator Ratios

    Learn about the operating cash flow to sales ratio, free cash flow to operating cash ...
  4. Investment Valuation Ratios

    Learn about per share data, price/book value ratio, price/cash flow ratio, price/earnings ...
  1. What is a bad interest coverage ratio?

    Understand how interest coverage ratio is calculated and what it signifies, and learn what market analysts consider to be ...
  2. What is the difference between a capital gearing ratio and a net gearing ratio?

    Understand the definition of gearing in the finance industry, the difference between net gearing and capital gearing ratios ...
  3. What is the difference between interest coverage ratio and DSCR?

    Understand the basics of the interest coverage ratio and the debt-service coverage ratio, including calculations and how ...
  4. When does a business report gross margins?

    Learn how gross margins are calculated and when publicly traded companies release these figures. Explore consensus street ...
  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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