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.
Topics Covered by Chapter.
2. Financial Statements.
3. The Quality of Financial Information.
4. Financial Ratio Analysis.
5. Taxes Issues.
6. Earnings Analysis.
7. Cash Flow Analysis.
8. Dividends and Dividend Discount Models.
9. Fundamental Factor Models.
10. Value–Based Measures of Performance.
11. Credit Analysis.
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.