Analysis of Financial Statements

Front Cover
John Wiley & Sons, May 15, 1999 - Business & Economics - 286 pages
1 Review
Financial statements capture and report on four key business activities: planning, financing, investing, and operating activities. To intelligently understand, analyze, and interpret financial statements you must look for the right information, know where to locate it, and then act swiftly on the findings.

Analysis of Financial Statements provides the essential concepts and tools needed by analysts who make decisions on the basis of information found in financial statements. This book offers a comprehensive approach to understanding financial statements, from sources of financial information and the three basic types of statements to the various measures that common stock and equity analysts can use to assess a company. Analysis of Financial Statements also includes examples of real world applications from practicing analysts plus review questions at the end of each chapter.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
Introduction Chapter 6 Earnings Analysis
17
Financial Statements
25
The Quality of Financial Information
51
Financial Ratio Analysis
75
Taxes Issues
123
Earnings Analysis
143
Cash Flow Analysis
163
Quality of Financial Information Dividend measures
189
Fundamental Factor Models
207
ValueBased Measures of Performance
221
Financial Ratio Analysis Fundamental factor models
223
Pamela P Peterson Ph D CFA is a professor of finance at Florida State Univer
244
Credit Analysis
253
ValueBased Measures
260
Index
273

Financial Statements Statement of cash flows issues
171
Dividends and Dividend Discount Models
183

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

About the author (1999)

Pamela P. Peterson, PhD, CFA is a professor of finance at Florida State University where she teaches undergraduate courses in corporate finance and doctoral courses in empirical research methods. She is an editor of the Contemporary Finance Digest, a publication of the Financial Management Association and CIBC World Markets. Professor Peterson has published articles in journals including the Journal of Finance, Financial Management, and the Financial Analysts Journal. She is the author of Financial Management and Analysis and co-author with David R. Peterson of Company Performance and Measures of Value Added.
Frank J. Fabozzi is editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at Yale University's School of Management. Frank is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Certified Public Accountant. He is on the board of directors of the Guardian Life family of funds and the BlackRock complex of funds. He earned a doctorate of economics from the City University of New York in 1972 and in 1994 received an honorary doctorate of Human Letters from Nova Southeastern University. Frank is a Fellow of the International Center for Finance at Yale University.

Bibliographic information