This casebook supplies approximately six full-sized cases based on real world applications, appropriate for all professionals who work with financial statement analysis. The text thoroughly discusses a series of analysis techniques, such as business strategy analysis, accounting analysis, financial analysis, and prospective analysis.
Table of ContentsPART I INTRODUCTION. 1. A Framework for Doing Business Analysis Using Financial Statements. PART II BUSINESS ANALYSIS TOOLS. 2. Business Strategy Analysis. 3. Accounting Analysis. 4. Financial Analysis. 5. Prospective Analysis: Forecasting. 6. Prospective Analysis: Valuation Based on Discounted Cash Flows. 7. Prospective Analysis: Accounting-Based Valuation Techniques. PART III BUSINESS ANALYSIS APPLICATIONS. 8. Equity Security Analysis. 9. Credit Analysis and Distress Prediction. 10. Mergers and Acquisitions. 11. Corporate Financing Policies. 12. Management Communications. PART IV CASES. America Online, Inc. The Computer Industry in 1992. CUC International, Inc. (A). Debt Ratings in the Chemical Industry. The Gap, Inc. Hanischfeger Corp. The Home Depot, Inc. Kansas City Zephyrs Baseball Club, Inc. The Murray Ohio Manufacturing Company. Pageturner Bookstores, Inc. Schnieder and Square D. PART V COMPAQ COMPUTER CORPORATION.