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Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide By Martin S. Fridson Fernando Alvarez,

  • Title: Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide
  • Author: Martin S. Fridson Fernando Alvarez
  • ISBN: 9780471409151
  • Page: 115
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Praise for Financial Statement Analysis A Practitioner s Guide Third Edition This is an illuminating and insightful tour of financial statements, how they can be used to inform, how they can be used to mislead, and how they can be used to analyze the financial health of a company Professor Jay O Light Harvard Business School Financial Statement Analysis should be rePraise for Financial Statement Analysis A Practitioner s Guide Third Edition This is an illuminating and insightful tour of financial statements, how they can be used to inform, how they can be used to mislead, and how they can be used to analyze the financial health of a company Professor Jay O Light Harvard Business School Financial Statement Analysis should be required reading for anyone who puts a dime to work in the securities markets or recommends that others do the same Jack L Rivkin Executive Vice President retired Citigroup Investments Fridson and Alvarez provide a valuable practical guide for understanding, interpreting, and critically assessing financial reports put out by firms Their discussion of profits quality of earnings is particularly insightful given the recent spate of reporting problems encountered by firms I highly recommend their book to anyone interested in getting behind the numbers as a means of predicting future profits and stock prices Paul Brown Chair Department of Accounting Leonard N Stern School of Business, NYU Let this book assist in financial awareness and transparency and higher standards of reporting, and accountability to all stakeholders Patricia A Small Treasurer Emeritus, University of California Partner, KCM Investment Advisors This book is a polished gem covering the analysis of financial statements It is thorough, skeptical and extremely practical in its review Daniel J Fuss Vice Chairman Loomis, Sayles Company, LP
    Financial Statement Analysis A Practitioner s Guide Praise for Financial Statement Analysis A Practitioner s Guide Third Edition This is an illuminating and insightful tour of financial statements how they can be used to inform how they can be used t

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    1. According to the author s introduction, the goal of Financial Statement Analysis is to acquaint readers who have already acquired basic accounting skills with the complications that arise in applying textbook derived knowledge to the real world of extending credit and investing in securities It succeeds admirably in this purpose By using case studies drawn from real world situations that illustrate how even a basic analysis can reveal problems before it s too late, the book is a cogent, topical, [...]

    2. Compared to other books, this book didn t provide many valuable ideas to help reader x Ray financial statements For each chapter, it includes 3 5 examples to explain the author s point Personally, if you are looking for a book to help you pickup stocks, this book is not quite helpful.

    3. While purchasing this book, I was in two minds due to high price But it feels worth every penny as its filled with invaluable content which is so imp for every investor to know As buffet said return of investment is imp than return on investment and this book does the job perfectly With real life cases and frauds explained in detail, it cautions investors of how to be alert and save oneslf of dangerous traps and would be scams.I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in having in [...]

    4. This book provides an excellent bird s eye view of the accounting practices, highlighting the most common pitfalls an analyst can fall in Mostly an interesting narrative, at times it includes some common truths, e.g the elusiveness of true value Credit Analysis and Equity Analysis are the most useful chapters, covering financial ratios and valuation methods in detail.

    5. A very good introduction on basic things like percentage balance sheet and percentage profit and loss account It also takes some examples like six flags company and explain its fixed and variable costs etc I would recommend it once you have basic knowledge of account

    6. Excellent guide to understand simple accounting and how to spot misleading financial statements and line items with ease Great book for any supplement for a career in finance and or accounting

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