Chapter 6: Analysing financial reports

In this chapter, we will explore how users of financial statements can analyse that information to gain insights into the business. Specifically, we will cover:

  1. What is financial statement analysis and why is it used
  2. How to conduct horizontal and vertical analysis
  3. How to conduct ratio analysis
  4. Understand what our analysis can be compared to

 

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