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MASTERCLASS Investment – What is the Cashflow Statement and what does it tell us?

Today’s Masterclass looks at what is cashflow and the Cashflow Statement, what does it tell us and why it is as important along-side the Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet. What is the Cashflow Statement: Cashflow looks at the ACTUAL … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – What is a Profit & Loss or Income Statement?

The Profit & Loss (or income Statement) is one of three reports or statements that a company or business produces which shows how the business has performed. The other two reports are Balance Sheet (Financial Position) and Cash Flow Statement. … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – Company Financial Health – Key ways to analyse it

To understand company financial health helps investors (either those buying shares in listed and other companies, or business owners in their own companies) to be confident that the investment is worthwhile or going as expected, or improving or the reverse … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – Ratio Analysis – What it is, where to get the data and how to use the ratios

In this Masterclass explain Ratio Analysis of companies/stocks, including what it is, what data and where to get what we need and how to use the ratios. What is Ratio Analysis? Ratio Analysis is a form of Financial Statement Analysis … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – Market Capitalisation – What is it and what does it tell you?

Today we look at Market Capitalisation which is also known as Market Value. What is it? – Market Capitalisation is a measure or indication of the value and size in dollars of a company, and we calculate it by – … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investment – What is Return on Assets – What does it mean and how to calculate?

Return on Assets (ROA), is a ratio (one figure divided by another) measuring the profitability, expressed as a percentage of the operating assets – it means we are comparing profit to assets. ROA is an indication of a firm’s efficiency … Continue reading

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MASTERCLASS Investing – What is Return on Capital – what does it mean and how to calculate rate of return?

Return on Capital  is similar to Return on Equity, ROE which we covered before, but also includes capital costs. So what is Return on Capital and how to calculate this rate of return. Return on Capital is the same formula … Continue reading

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