Table of Contents
  
Financial Statements Quick Review 1
GAAP Quick Review 7
Trend Analysis Using a Reference Base 9
Financial Ratios and Ratio Analysis Overview 16
Ratio Analysis: Measures of Liquidity 18
Ratio Analysis: Measures of Solvency 22
Ratio Analysis: Measures of Profitability 26
Ratio Analysis: Measures of Investment Return 29
Ratio Analysis: Measures of Productivity 30
Analysis as an Outsider 32
Quality of Earnings 34
Potentially Hidden Liabilities 39
Big, Bad, Sudden Surprises 44
Conclusions About Usefulness And Oversight 48
Summary Table of Financial Ratios and Measurements 51
Quick Review and Vocabulary 53
Practice Questions and Problems 55
Solutions to Questions and Problems 64

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