The author of this article: Leopard Investments If you want to learn the fundamentals, reading the financial report is a must, and the most important thing in the financial report is the three major reports. So, let's take a closer look at these three reports. Balance sheet, let you know how much the company is worth Let me ask you one thing first: how is your worth calculated? The simplest calculation method is "worth = property - liability". The value of a company is the same concept.
On the balance sheet, list the accounting subjects of all the assets and liabilities of the company, and then subtract them to calculate the value photo retouching service of the company for you to see. It's just that in the report, the value is replaced by equity. balance sheet Photo Credit: Panther Investments (Graphic: Leopard Investments) The comprehensive income statement tells you whether the company is making money or not The consolidated income statement records all income, expenses and expenses of the company in this segment.
Therefore, in addition to telling us whether the company has made money or losses, the comprehensive income statement can also see that the company's profits come from its own business (operating income) or outside the business (net profit after tax), whether it has controlled costs (operating costs, expenses), each How much you earn per share (EPS). The consolidated income statement is most concerned by investors because it is most closely related to operating conditions. The ROE and ROA that will be introduced later are also related to this table.