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Unformatted text preview: such information, too.) SAMPLE 1. Which date is the 2008 fiscal year end? You can find the fiscal year end from the Balance Sheet. (Note: Not every company has fiscal year end at December 31.) 2. Who is the auditor (the auditing firm)? Related information can be found in “Reports from Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm” (Auditor’s Report) under “Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data.” 3. Who is the CEO (chief executive officer) of this company? Related information can be found by searching for keywords. 4. A brief introduction of the company’s business. (Maximum 3 lines.) Related information can be found in “Item 1. Business.” 5. Does this company follow US GAAP or IFRS? Related information can be found in Auditor’s Report (see question 2). Usually there will be a paragraph stating that “In our opinion, ….. in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles.” (or IFRS) 6. How many shares of common stock were issued and outstanding at the fiscal year end of 2008 and 2007? Related information can be found in the Balance Sheet. Under Stockholders’ Equity, the Common Stock item usually indicates the number of shares issued and outstanding. 7. What is...
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