Financial Statements

  1. Retirement Balance Sheet: Debt Owed To Yourself

    Thinking of retirement as a debt, where does your retirement sit on your balance ...
  2. How To Calculate Goodwill

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

    Learn what this phrase means and how to spot it in a company's financial statements. ...
  4. SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories ...
  5. Footnotes: Early Warning Signs For Investors

    These documents hold very important information, but reading them takes skill.
  6. How To Decode A Company's Earnings Reports

    Read between the lines to decipher a company's true financial condition.
  1. How To Calculate Goodwill

    Goodwill is an intangible, but it is still possible to effectively calculate or estimate ...
  2. Reviewing Liabilities On The Balance Sheet

    As an experienced or new analyst, liabilities tell a deep story of how a company ...
  3. How Does Goodwill Affect Stock Prices?

    “If a business does well, the stock eventually follows.” - Warren Buffett
  4. The Common-Size Analysis Of Financial Statements

    Using common-size financial statements helps investors spot trends that a raw financial ...
  5. Cash Flow Statement: Reviewing The Cash Flow ...

    A company's ability to consistently generate positive cash flows from its daily business ...
  6. Reviewing Assets On The Balance Sheet

    A firm uses its assets to generate sales and bottom-line profits for shareholders. ...
  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. Investment Valuation Ratios

    Learn about per share data, price/book value ratio, price/cash flow ratio, price/earnings ...
  1. What Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) ratio indicates a buy signal?

    Find out more about book value of equity per share, what BVPS measures and how to determine what level of BVPS indicates ...
  2. What does an unfavorable variance indicate to management?

    Learn what an unfavorable variance indicates to management, such as problems with meeting expense and revenue targets or ...
  3. Is there a way to include intangible assets in book-to-market ratio calculations?

    Find out more about the book-to-market ratio and how to calculate a public company's book-to-market ratio including its intangible ...
  4. When is market to market accounting performed?

    Discover when mark to market accounting is performed, to what assets it is applied, and how frequently it must be applied ...
  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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