This is worth more than a hundred dollars. Indeed, this course delivered financial ratio analysis at its best.
In this course, you will learn to evaluate a company’s financial position and overall performance using ratio analysis. We will guide you through the process of calculating and interpreting various efficiency, liquidity, solvency, profitability, and valuation multiples.
Calculating and interpreting financial ratios is a valuable skill for every seasoned financial professional. By the end of this Financial Ratio Analysis course, you will be able to understand and analyze activity, liquidity, solvency, profitability, and valuation ratios and integrate them into a comprehensive financial analysis framework in Excel. You will learn what the ROE, P/E, EPS, ROA, and GPM abbreviations mean and how to interpret and apply them in financial analysis. We will teach you to recognize whether a company is generating sufficient profits to maintain sustainable operations or is heavily in debt and headed to insolvency. You will learn how to spot potential liquidity issues and significant cash shortages and assess whether a firm is currently under or overvalued by the market using its published financial statements and supplementary information. Furthermore, we discuss a key technique called the DuPont Analysis, which compiles several ratios into a comprehensive financial analysis framework. This is а must-know for everyone interested in becoming a seasoned professional in the field. By the end of the Financial Ratio Analysis course, you will be able to compute financial ratios commonly employed in equity and credit analysis. You will also learn the meaning of segment reporting and how to use ratio analysis to model and forecast earnings. We tackle several categories of financial multiples with practical examples and challenges in Excel. Most importantly, you will evaluate the financial performance and position of a real company using ratio analysis. Sign up now to enhance your finance career and take the next step towards mastering the art of financial ratio analysis.
The financial ratios covered in this Financial Ratio Analysis course fall into the following categories:
In this introductory section, you will meet your instructor and get acquainted with the course structure. We will examine the major tools and techniques used in financial analysis with a special focus on ratio analysis.
In this section, we show you how to calculate and interpret various financial ratios classified into five categories—activity, liquidity, solvency, profitability, and valuation ratios. We’ll take the financial statements of a real company and calculate all the multiples in real time in Excel together with you.
In this section, we evaluate a company by integrating financial ratio analysis in a single comprehensive framework. We demonstrate the application of DuPont analysis, calculate and interpret ratios used in equity and credit analysis, and discuss the importance of ratio analysis in segment reporting.
In the last section of the Financial Ratio Analysis course, we put everything you’ve learned so far together and illustrate how you can use ratio analysis for forecasting purposes. You will learn to evaluate a company’s historical performance and make projections about its future. In addition, we will show you how to assess potential debt and equity investments and the typical adjustments an analyst might make in order to scrutinize published financial statements.
“Ratio analysis tells a story that is not readily available in the published financial statements of a company.”
Chief Financial Officer at 365
Financial Ratio Analysis
with Antoniya Baltova