Understanding the Income Statement

Understanding the Income Statement The income statement is one of the basic financial statements that disclose the financial performance of a company. Profit and loss statement (P&L), statement of income, and statement of earnings are other names for the income…

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The Importance of the Income Statement

The Importance of the Income Statement There are four basic financial statements: Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Income Statement and Statement of Retained Earnings. External users such as investors, creditors, etc. use these statements to gain insight into the financial…

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Financial Ratios #1 (3-part series)

Financial data by itself may not give the complete picture about a company’s performance and financial wellbeing. It is difficult to evaluate standalone numbers without comparing them to certain norms and standards. Ratios provide a set of standardized parameters which…

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