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It helps to develop the questioning mind–the mind of a financial detective.
Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner’s Guide, 4th Edition
Financial Modeling and Valuation Paul Pignataro. For example, the balance sheet chapter provides insights into problems that arise from the difficulty of assigning a value to an asset, while the income statement chapter analyssis the many pitfalls of pro-forma earnings.
Lukashod rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Overall, however, the book is a very useful tool. The first chapter provides a step-by-step illustration cridson how combine an existing set of statements with your assumptions about the future to produce your own forecasts. Mostly an interesting narrative, at times it includes some common truths, e.
Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner’s Guide
Fully revised to reflect new concerns and challengesin this field, the Fourth Edition of Financial StatementAnalysis will put you in a better position to get past thesometimes biased portrait of a company’s performance. The Fourth Edition of Marty’s terrific book is the bible on how to detect and deal with these efforts. Contact your Rep for all inquiries. In my opinion, I suggest reader expect this book to be able to sattement their eyes on wide issues of financial statement analysis.
Praise analyss Financial Statement Analysis A Practitioner’s Guide Third Edition “This is an illuminating and insightful tour of financial statements, how they can be used to inform, how they can be used to mislead, and how they can be used to analyze the financial health of a company.
You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Books by Martin S. This book provides an excellent bird’s eye view of the accounting practices, analysiw the most common pitfalls an analyst can fall in.
According to the author’s introduction, the goal of “Financial Statement Analysis” is to “acquaint readers who have fridsonn 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. The text you type here will appear directly below the image A Practitioner’s Guide,4th Statemnt. Part 1 sets the stage by positing the adversarial nature of financial accounting.
The text you type here will appear directly below the image. Whether you are an investor, an investment advisor, or a teacher, Analysls Statement Analysis will prove very valuable.
Want to Read saving…. Reference books about accounting, while valuable for their insights, are seldom this enjoyable to read. Its great value, though, is in the plain-spoken stripping down of real-world and illustrative examples that show how to see past the numbers to the practicalities and incentives behind them–and so help analysts and journalists alike ask the right questions.
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Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner’s Guide by Martin S. Fridson
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It Was a Very Good Year. Flap copy Financial statement analysis is an essential skill for individualsinvolved in investment management, corporate finance, commerciallending, and the extension of credit. Excellent guide to understand simple accounting and how to spot misleading financial statements and line items with ease.
Aug 14, Ahmed Daabel rated it it was amazing. Financial Statement Analysis This important process has become increasingly complex over the years as corporate financial statements have become more difficult to decipher. The title can be a bit misleading. Ivan Inchauste rated it really liked it Feb 24, 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 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.
Zin rated it really liked it Jun 01, This book is different because the authors seamlessly integrate fascinating real-life examples and instructive fictional scenarios into each chapter to illustrate their points. Sep 21, Prashant Ghabak rated it really liked it Shelves: Yaz rated it liked it Aug 21, Einar Otnes rated it really liked it Nov 27, The last part reminds me some issues with technical details and formulas.
Alvarez has taught at New York University’s Stern School of Business where he was associate professor on statemenf and entrepreneurship, and Babson College where he was assistant professor of stateemnt.
As he so accurately states in Financial Statement Analysis, the credit investor is required to engage in finanical game of cat-and-mouse with company management’s intent on minimizing their cost of capital by putting a positive gloss on their financial statements.
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Financial Statement Analysis, 4th Edition – Martin Fridson
Published April 1st by Wiley first published March 19th I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in While purchasing cridson book, I was in two minds due to high price.
Book ratings by Goodreads. Do not expect to read a technical guide on reading or analysing financial statemen from this book. Selected Works Political Economy.
Perhaps the most interesting chapter in this section discusses the role of auditors. It also takes some examples like “six flags” company and explain its fixed and variable costs etc. Deep Value Tobias E.
The case studies provide excellent and timely examples of some of analtsis techniques that companies have used to mislead investors.