Chapter 1. What is Financial Analysis?. Defining Financial Analysis. Financial analysis is the process of evaluating financial and other information for decision-making. A six-step approach is suggested for systematic financial analysis. Six-step Process.
What is Financial Analysis?
The Financial Environment
The Financial Statements
Quantitative Financial Analysis Using Financial Statement Information
*alternatively: (income from continuing operations + interest expense + tax expense)/interest expense
Multiperiod Quantitative Financial Analysis
Quantitative Financial Analysis Techniques: Incorporating Market Information
Capital Structure & Credit Risk
Equity Investment Analysis