In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn how to examine the company’s performance on a yearly basis, as well as against their peers. The learners will be able to analyze the company’s performance in terms of profitability, liquidity, activity, and solvency. The learners then will be able to communicate their findings.
Analyzing Company Performance using Ratios
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What you'll learn
Extract balance sheet and income statement items from the financial statements
Calculate profitability, liquidity ratios, activity, and solvency ratios
Perform time series analysis of company’s performance and benchmark company’s performance against peers
Skills you'll practice
- Category: Accounting
- Category: Financial Analysis
- Category: Securities Research
- Category: Investment Banking
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About this Guided Project
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Introduction and where to get company’s reports?
Discussing the results
Basic knowledge of Google Sheets is required, Familiarity with accounting is recommended
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How you'll learn
Skill-based, hands-on learning
Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.
Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.
No downloads or installation required
Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.
Available only on desktop
This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.
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