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Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide

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An updated guide to the essential discipline of financial statement analysis In "Financial Statement Analysis, Fourth Edition," leading investment authority Martin Fridson returns with Fernando Alvarez to provide the analytical framework you need to scrutinize financial statements, whether you're evaluating a company's stock price or determining valuations for a merger or ...more
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Published June 1st 2011 by Wiley (first published March 19th 1991)
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Ahmed Daabel
Aug 14, 2011 Ahmed Daabel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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, to ...more
pavana Kumar Varanasi
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
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Apr 15, 2013 Vikas Kukreja rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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 more 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
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