Ch 13: Financial Statement Analysis in Accounting

Watch informative video lessons to learn about analyzing financial statements in the field of accounting. Take a multiple-choice quiz for self-assessment at the end of every lesson.

Financial Statement Analysis in Accounting - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Good accounting requires a regular and thorough analysis of financial statements. In this chapter, you will learn about the proper procedures for analyzing such statements. The lessons go into specific detail on things like different analysis methods and issues that may arise during the process. Take short, end-of-lesson quizzes to measure how well you know the material and feel free to contact an instructor with any questions. These lessons cover such topics as:

• How to compare financial statements
• Horizontal vs. vertical analysis
• Financial ratio analysis
• The differences between efficiency and leverage ratios

Video Objective
Financial Statement Analysis: Definition, Purpose, Elements & Examples Get the basic facts on financial statement analysis.
Standards for Comparison in Financial Statement Analysis Learn the fundamentals about comparisons in analyzing financial statements.
Applying Horizontal Analysis Methods Discover how to analyze using horizontal methods.
Applying Vertical Analysis Methods See how to apply vertical methods to analysis.
Defining and Applying Financial Ratio Analysis Find out the specifics of financial ratio analysis.
Commonly Used Financial Ratios Learn about various financial ratios that are commonly used in analysis.
Efficiency Ratios: Types & Formula Discover the details of efficiency ratios.
Leverage Ratios: Types & Formula Take a look at how leverage ratios are helpful in analyzing financial statements.
Issues with Financial Statement Analysis Examine some issues that can arise during analyzation.

9 Lessons in Chapter 13: Financial Statement Analysis in Accounting
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Chapter Practice Exam
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