Financial Statement Analysis

Financial Statement Analysis
Analysis of financial statements and accompanying footnotes. How various accounting methods might affect interpretation and use of financial information.
 Hours1.5 Credit, 1.5 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes

Firm Strategy

Assess the firm and its strategy within the context of the industry.

Analyzing Company Performance

Analyze company performance and financial position using ratio analyses and other analytical procedures.

Assessing Quality

Understand the tools and techniques used to assess the "quality" of the firms reported earnings and financial position.

Forecast Financial Performance

Develop the ability to forecast financial performance and to build pro forma financial statements.

The Main Valuation Models

Develop and understand the main valuation models and use these models to estimate intrinsic value implied by forecasts.


Work well in teams.

Communicate Results

Communicate the results of technical analysis verbally and in writing.

Overcome Ambiguity

Practice overcoming "controlled" ambiguity.