CHAPTER 12Financial Reporting and AnalysisUsing the FIN Model

In Chapters 10 and 11, we created and then utilized the Statement of Profit and Loss and the Statement of Cash Flows to determine cash needs and to develop an investment and valuation strategy for a company. In this chapter, we continue to examine the data presented by these operating statements, and I'll introduce the third essential financial statement, the Balance Sheet. We will further examine the relationship among these three key financial statements and discuss methods to analyze the data presented by them. This will take some of the mystery out of profit, loss, cash flow, and the Balance Sheet.

In addition, you will learn how to plan, create, and use key components of the ...

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