Chapter 18

Financial Statement Analysis and the Tool Kit of the Analyst: I Multi-step, Horizontal, Vertical and Trend Analyses and Analytical Balance Sheet

Financial statement analysis seeks to evaluate the performance, financial strength, ab ility to generate enough cash and the growth autlook kf a company. A number of tools; are availoble in tho tool ki t of the analyst for this purpose. Five of them are covered here.


This chapter seeks to enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  1. The objectives of financial statement analysis.

  2. The various stakeholders and their interests in the financial statements.

  3. The ...

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