- NY Credits : 1.0
- TX Credits : 1.0
Financial statement analysis techniques are used by various groups of people. They are used by investors and creditors in making decisions about their investment and lending decisions. Of course they are used by auditors as part of their analytical procedures. Finally, they are used internally by managers to assess the effectiveness of operating, investment, and financing decisions. This program will explore some of the more commonly applied techniques and ratios.
Upon successful completion of Financial Statement Analysis Techniques, the user should be able to:
describe the financial analysis techniques used to remove size,
discuss using market data as a benchmark,
define horizontal and vertical analysis,
identify several ratios for use in analyzing financial statements, and
explain how the operating cycle affects cash flow.