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How to read a financial report : wringing vital signs out of the numbers

Author: John A Tracy
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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How to Read a Financial Report Seventh Edition. Financial reports provide vital information to investors, lenders, and managers. Yet, the financial statements in a financial report seem to be written in a foreign language that only accountants can understand. This Seventh Edition of How to Read a Financial Report breaks through the language barrier, clears away the fog, and offers a plain-English user's guide to  Read more...
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Tracy, John A.
How to read a financial report.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009
(DLC) 2008047055
(OCoLC)264671123
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Tracy
ISBN: 9780470471234 0470471239 9780470471258 0470471255 9780470471241 0470471247
OCLC Number: 426938467
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Components and connections in financial statements. Starting with cash flows ; The three financial statements ; Profit isn't everything ; Sales revenue and accounts receivable ; Cost of goods sold expense and inventory ; Inventory and accounts payable ; Operating expenses and accounts payable ; Operating expenses and prepaid expenses ; A unique expense : depreciation ; Accruing the liability for unpaid expenses ; Income tax expense and its liability ; Net income and retained earnings : earnings per share (EPS) ; Cash flow from operating (profit-making) activities ; Cash flows from investing and financing activities ; Footnotes to financial statements --
Financial statement analysis. Impact of growth and decline on cash flow ; Financial statement ratios ; Profit analysis for business managers --
Reliability of financial reports. Accounting and financial reporting standards ; Accounting methods and massaging the numbers ; Audits of financial reports in the post-Enron era ; Parting comments.
Responsibility: John A. Tracy.

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