Reading 27 Financial Analysis Techniques (Layout)
The balance of this reading is organized as follows:
Section 2 recaps the framework for financial statements and the place of financial analysis techniques within the framework. Section 3 provides a description of analytical tools and techniques.
Section 4 explains how to compute, analyze, and interpret common financial ratios.
Sections 5 through 8 explain the use of ratios and other analytical data in equity analysis, credit analysis, segment analysis, and forecasting, respectively.