Analysing Financial Statements for Non-Specialists

Analysing Financial Statements for Non-Specialists

By: Jim O'Hare (author)Paperback

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All business organizations produce financial statements and the information communicated (or hidden) on these has never been more important to understand following the global financial crisis. Analyzing Financial Statements for Non-Specialists introduces this topic without assuming prior training and study in accounting - as such it is perfect for students and managers who need to build their understanding of financial statements without taking an entire degree in accounting. With features such as end of chapter questions, topics for further discussion and brimming with real-world examples, this concise new textbook provides a comprehensive resource that will be welcomed by lecturers and instructors charged with delivering classes on financial statements.

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Jim O'Hare is Principal Teaching Fellow at the University of Leicester, UK. His research interests are on the usefulness of company financial statements and their use in making economic decisions


1. Why is Analyzing Financial Statements Necessary? 2. What Information is provided in Company Financial Statements? 3. Analyzing Profitability 4. Analyzing Liquidity 5. Analyzing Financial Gearing 6. Analyzing Shareholder Interests 7. Predicting Corporate Failure 8. Using other Information in Company Annual Reports 9. Business Valuations 10. What do Financial Statements not tell the Users?

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/12/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780415624732
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 112
  • ID: 9780415624732
  • weight: 204
  • ISBN10: 0415624738

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