About the Course
This is a great presentation for the beginner in business and also for accounting and finance professionals to learn how to analyze the financial statements of a company using ratio analysis. The presentation discusses the three financial statements of a company, the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows and the key liquidity, solvency, profitability, and market ratios and how to use the ratios to evaluate the financial status, stability, value, and growth of a company. The presentation will also discuss how to benchmark ratios for a company and show an example of calculations and analysis for the ratios of a public company, Ford Motor Company. Students of the presentation will obtain a valuable resource of how and why to use ratios, the calculation of various ratios and how to use financial analysis in evaluating a company for investment.
What You’ll Learn
This is a great presentation for the beginner in business and also for accounting and finance professionals to learn how to analyze the financial statements of a company using ratio analysis and to determine if the company is suitable for investment. Most investors buy a company’s stock because someone else like a financial advisor, a so-called television financial guru or a friend tells them to. Most of the time the investor will lose money on the investment because they do not have the tools to evaluate the financial status of the company before making the investment. This presentation will provide the process and tools for the student to begin to understand the various financial aspects of a company, which will lead to better investment decisions. This presentation will also increase the financial IQ of the students in financial analysis