Join Rudolph Rosenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video The time factor, part of Financial Literacy: Reading Financial Reports.
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- [Voiceover] Financial documents are best…analyzed over time.…Let's take, for example, the concept of growth.…If a company grows, it can mean, for example,…that it is generating more revenue this year…than it did last year.…By looking at financial information over time,…you are, in essence, looking at the trajectory…on which the company is.…Each financial element, whether it is in the balance sheet,…income statement, or cash flow statement,…can be analyzed over time.…It is always very interesting…to compare to previous quarters or years…and understand if the performance…is heading in the expected direction.…
Reviewing information over time also provides the ability…of identifying exceptional changes…in the performance of the company,…such as the acquisition of a new business,…or, on the opposite side,…the selling of a division of the company.…Such analysis can be performed…on virtually any element of the company.…Some interesting metrics are revenue evolution,…profit evolution, expenditure evolution,…asset evolution, debt evolution,…
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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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