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Income Statement

  1. What are the differences between gains & losses and revenue & expenses?

  2. Does gross profit include depreciation or amortization?

  3. Does gross profit include labor and overhead costs?

  4. Does gross profit account for sales returns?

  5. What are the differences between operating profit and operating income?

  6. What are the differences between operating expenses and SG&A?

  7. When should I use depreciation expense instead of accumulated depreciation?

  8. What are the income statement presentation formats and what industries use them?

  9. What does an income statement look like?

  10. Why do some companies pay a dividend, while other companies do not?

  11. How do companies calculate revenue?

  12. What's the difference between EBITDA, EBITDAR and EBITDARM?

  13. What are pro forma earnings?

  14. Is it possible for a company to have a positive cash flow and a negative net income?

  15. What is the difference between amortization and depreciation?

  16. Why would my stock's value decline despite good news being released?

  17. What does the diluted share price reveal about a company's financial strength?

  18. What happens if a company doesn't think it will collect on some of its receivables?

  19. When should a company recognize revenues on its books?

  20. Why do companies postpone earnings announcements?

  21. What is the difference between a compiled and a certified financial statement?

  22. When is earnings season?

  23. What is earnings management?

  24. Where can I find information on different companies so that I won't have to read ...

  25. What's the difference between bottom-line and top-line growth?

  26. How rapidly can expanding sales reduce a firm's earnings?

  27. How are a company's financial statements connected?

  28. Why do companies report earnings at different times?

  29. When must a company announce earnings?

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