Category Archives: Stock Analysis

Income Statement Format And Elements

  Income Statement Format And Elements   Income statements provide an overview of how a company has performed over a given period of time. It indicates how revenue is transformed into net income and provides important insights into how effectively the management is controlling expenses. We will go over a basic income statement format, and…
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What Is A Balance Sheet?

  What Is A Balance Sheet?   The following section describes the important elements of the balance sheet.     A Balance Sheet indicates the financial strength of the company at any given point of time. It is a snapshot of what a company owns and owes, or gives the details of the assets and…
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Cash Flow Statement Example

As mentioned in the article on income statements the income statement indicates the profitability of a company's operations while the balance sheet reveals the financial health of a company at a given point of time. However, both these statements tend to ignore the cash generating capacity of a business, and profitability does not always guarantee…
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How To Calculate Compound Interest

  How To Calculate Compound Interest   We prefer to think of compound interest as a reverse credit card. We all know the problem with credit card debt; the interest charged makes it difficult to pay off the original, or principal, debt. Well the benefit of compound interest is that it can help you make…
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