Lecture notes S2 L 1(1) - 1 Financial Statement Analysis...

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1 1 Financial Statement Analysis Alfred Yawson Tel. +6188313 0687 Location: Room 12.38, 10 Pulteney Street Email: alfred.yawson@adelaide.edu.au Consultation time: Wed 3 - 5pm 2 Textbook(s) Required – Subramanyam, K., and Wild, J. 2009. Financial Statements Analysis (international edition), 10th Edition, McGraw-Hill New York. – Calculator Recommended – Palepu, K. G., Healy, P. M., Bernard, V., Wright, S. Brandbury, M., Lee, P.2010. Business Analysis and valuation using financial statements: Text and cases. South Western, Cengage Learning. – Robinson, T. R., Greuning, H., Henry E. And Broihahn, M. A. 2009. International Financial Statement Analyis, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. – Financial Statement Analysis, CFA Program Curriculum, Levels I and II.
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2 3 Assessment • Class test 1 20% – Week 4 • Class test 2 20% – Week 11 • Final Exam 60% – Exams period 4 Other issues • Pre-requisite: Principles of Finance (CORPFIN 7005) and Accounting Concepts and Methods (ACCTING 7019) • Requirement: To gain a pass, a mark of at least 50% overall must be obtained • Last Course/First semester students – No preferential treatment • Supplementary examination
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3 5 Course objectives Appreciate financial statement analysis as an integral part of the broader framework of business analysis. Perform detailed evaluation of financial statements using real world companies. Gain knowledge and skills in analysing financial statements for the purpose of business decisions and individual investment decisions. Develop an understanding of the components of financial statements, and develop analytical skills for credit analysis. 6 Course objective • Develop the skills required for merger analysis. • Express well considered opinion on financial statements.
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4 7 Overview of Financial Statement Analysis • References: – Palepu and Healy, chapter 1 – CFA Program Curriculum, Levels I and II. 8 Key Concepts • Financial statements are an important source of information to the capital markets and business analysts. • Analyzing financial statements addresses a number of issues of interest to external stakeholders and company insiders.
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5 9 Key Concepts The Role of Financial Reporting in Capital Markets • Financial reporting provide much-needed information to capital market participants – Financial intermediaries such as banks, venture capital firms, mutual funds and insurance firms
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course CORPFIN 7827 taught by Professor Prokim during the Three '11 term at University of Adelaide.

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Lecture notes S2 L 1(1) - 1 Financial Statement Analysis...

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