Financial Analysis

The Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow statements are not simply accounting formats. They tell a story only if you know how to read between the lines.

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Financial Analysis: Why do Companies Need it?

Any company, whether a startup or a long-respected staple in the community, is subject to the health of their

Financial Analysis: Why do Companies Need it?

Any company, whether a startup or a long-respected staple in the community, is subject to the health of their finances. No marketing campaign or company reorganization can bandage an unhealthy financial position, and many business owners frequently lose sleep over their financial standing. How should they determine where their...
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Free Cash Flow to the Firm (FCFF)

A firm’s Cash Flow Statement can be an invaluable source of information for any financial analyst. It shows how the

Free Cash Flow to the Firm (FCFF)

A firm’s Cash Flow Statement can be an invaluable source of information for any financial analyst. It shows how the business generates cash, what it uses it for, and how it manages its cash balance. Analysts can also calculate certain cash flow metrics that will get them even more insight....
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Profitability Ratios

Profitability ratios gauge how profitable a company is. Quite simply put, a company is profitable when the revenue it

Profitability Ratios

Profitability ratios gauge how profitable a company is. Quite simply put, a company is profitable when the revenue it generates is higher than the sum of its expenses. There are different levels at which the company can be profitable or unprofitable, and they are all displayed on the Income...
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The Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow statements are not simply accounting formats. They tell a story if you know how to read between the lines.

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