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Financial Statement Analysis Workbook : A Practitioner's Guide

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The companion Workbook to Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition Whether you're evaluating a company's stock price, assessing its credit quality, or determining valuations for a merger or acquisition, deciphering the messages embedded within a company's financial statements is critical, especially after the recent financial crisis. This workbook will help you do this and much more, by allowing you to hone your skills and test the knowledge you've gained from reading Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition. * Contains question-and-answer sections that correspond to each chapter of Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition * Puts financial statement analysis in perspective * Topics covered include issues related to the financial crisis of 2008-2009; interpreting balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements; and much more Financial Statement Analysis Workbook, Fourth Edition will help expand your skills in analyzing financial statements, so you can successfully put your hard-won knowledge to work in the real world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 153 x 227 x 15mm | 260g
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th Edition
  • 0470640030
  • 9780470640036
  • 166,903

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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.
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Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. PART ONE: Questions. Questions on Each Chapter. Financial Statement Exercises. Computational Exercises. PART TWO: Answers. Answers to Questions on Each Chapter. Financial Statement Exercises. Computational Exercises.
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About Martin S. Fridson

MARTIN FRIDSON is CEO of Fridson Investment Advisors, an investment management firm specializing in corporate credit opportunities. Over a twenty-five-year span with brokerage firms including Salomon Brothers, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch, he became known for his innovative work in credit analysis and investment strategy. Fridson has served as president of the Fixed Income Analysts Society, governor of the Association for Investment Management and Research (now CFA Institute), and director of the New York Society of Security Analysts. FERNANDO ALVAREZ is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance and Economics at the Columbia University Graduate Business School, where he teaches entrepreneurship finance. From 2003 to 2008, he was associate professor in the Finance and Economics Department and director of entrepreneurship programs at Rutgers Business School, Newark and New Brunswick. Alvarez has taught at New York University's Stern School of Business where he was associate professor on innovation and entrepreneurship, and Babson College where he was assistant professor of finance.
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