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. SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

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

    These documents hold very important information, but reading them takes skill.
  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. 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. How do intangible assets appear on a balance sheet?

    Understand how various types of intangible assets are handled in a company's accounting and which of them you can find on ...
  2. How do I calculate dividend payout ratio from a balance sheet?

    Understand what the dividend payout ratio indicates and learn how it can be calculated using the figures from a company's ...
  3. What is the difference between a fixed asset and a current asset?

    Discover the difference between fixed assets and current assets and the value of each to a company. Learn the category and ...
  4. Should companies break out accounts receivables into subledgers?

    Find out why every company that sells on credit should break down its accounts receivable into individual customer subsidiary ...
  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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