Liquidity is about meeting current liabilities, while solvency refers to the ability of a firm to cover long-term liabilities. Using a firm’s Balance Sheet and Income statement, one could easily calculate a number of solvency metrics.
This is a free Excel model displaying how to calculate the following multiples:
- Interest coverage
- Fixed charge coverage
- Financial leverage
Some other related topics you might be interested to explore are Ratio analysis, Company valuation, and Forecasting.
This is an open-access Excel model in XLSX format that will be useful for anyone who wants to work as an Accountant, Financial Analyst, Finance Manager, or Investor.
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Solvency ratios are included in the Financial Reporting module of the CFA Level 1 Curriculum.