Course 304: Interpreting the Numbers
The Bottom Line
In this course
1 Introduction
2 How to Use Financial Ratios
3 Efficiency Ratios
4 Liquidity Ratios
5 Leverage Ratios
6 Profitability Ratios
7 The Bottom Line

In this lesson, we began to apply what we had learned about the financial statements in the previous three lessons. We talked about the use of financial ratios and the importance of considering them in a comparative context. We covered several types of ratios, including efficiency, liquidity, leverage, and profitability ratios. By studying the concepts outlined above and completing the exercises that follow, you'll be well on your way toward understanding how to interpret a company's financial statements and analyzing a company for investment purposes.

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