Join Rudolph Rosenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video Where can you find financial statements?, part of Financial Literacy: Reading Financial Reports.
- [Voiceover] So, where can you find financial statements?…Depending on what you're trying to achieve,…financial information, such as financial statements,…will be found in different places, if found at all.…Let me explain myself.…Not every company has to publicly share…its financial statements.…Actually, only public companies do.…That means that if you're looking…to analyze a public company,…it should be fairly easy for you to do so.…The Securities and Exchange Commission, the SEC,…gives free access to its database of financial information…published by public companies.…
The database is called EDGAR and is accessible online.…You can simply look it up on Google.…In the database, you should be able…to find the latest documents…with any number of other documents and information.…For privately held companies, it is more difficult…as there is no legal obligation…to communicate financial documents.…You then face three situations.…Either you're part of that company…and therefore can ask the owner or the accountant…or the finance team to share with you those documents.…
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- What is a financial statement?
- Reading the balance sheet
- Understanding depreciation, liabilities, and equity
- Reading the income statement
- Understanding revenue, costs, profitability, and net income
- How cash flow works
- Analyzing financial documents with context<br><br>
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1. Financial Statements
2. The Balance Sheet
3. The Income Statement
4. The Cash Flow Statement
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