3. Analyzing Company Financial Data

  1. Daniel W. Halpin1 and
  2. Bolivar A. Senior2

Published Online: 25 AUG 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470548813.ch3

Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction

Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction

How to Cite

Halpin, D. W. and Senior, B. A. (2009) Analyzing Company Financial Data, in Financial Management and Accounting Fundamentals for Construction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470548813.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Purdue University

  2. 2

    Colorado State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 AUG 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470182710

Online ISBN: 9780470548813

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Keywords:

  • ratios;
  • liquidity;
  • profitability;
  • trends;
  • graphs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Vertical Analysis: Financial Ratios

  • Liquidity Indicators: Can This Company Get Cash in a Hurry?

  • Profitability Indicators: Is This Company Making Enough Profit?

  • Efficiency Indicators: How Long Does It Take a Company to Turn over Its Money?

  • Capital Structure Indicators: How Committed Are the Owners?

  • Other Indicators

  • Horizontal Analysis: Tracking Financial Trends

  • Time Series Graphs

  • Conclusion

  • Review Questions and Exercises