All too often, financial statements conceal more than they reveal. Even after the recent economic crisis, those analyzing financial statements face serious new concerns and challenges. The Fourth Edition of Financial Statement Analysis skillfully puts this discipline in perspective, and now, with this companion Workbook, you can hone your skills and test the knowledge you′ve gained from the actual text, before putting them to work in real–world situations.
Question–and–answer sections within this Workbook correspond to each chapter of Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition. Part One (Questions) provides chapter–by–chapter fill–in–the–blank questions, as well as financial statement and computational exercises. They are designed to be thought–provoking and require analysis and synthesis of the concepts covered in the book. The answers to all questions, which can be found in Part Two, are provided in boldfaced italic type in order to facilitate the checking of answers and comprehension of material.
By enhancing your understanding of financial statement analysis, you can begin to undertake genuine, goal–oriented analysis and prepare for the practical challenges of contemporary business. This reliable resource will help you achieve such a difficult goal and allow you to make more informed decisions whether you′re evaluating a company′s stock price or determining valuations for a merger or acquisition.