O'Reilly logo

Finance and Accounting for NonFinancial Managers, 3rd Edition by Eliot H. Sherman

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

 3 

Financial Analysis: Using Ratios

Image

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

•  Compute analytical ratios from the data contained in a company’s financial statements.

•  Assess the financial condition of a business.

•  Identify key areas for management focus to protect or improve business performance.

OVERVIEW

Financial analysis refines the understanding of financial statements, taking on a scientific, structured focus that facilitates the interpretation of results. The use of both traditional and nontraditional ratio analysis shows you what other analysts see. Your growing ability to analyze problems will ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required