This quiz includes several simple questions about financial statement analysis. It should take you 5 minutes to complete this quiz.
Evaluate financial statements of companies within a given industry of the approximate same size.
Determine which companies in a similar industry are at approximately the same stage of development.
Compare the mix of assets, liabilities, capital, revenue, and expenses within a company over a period of time or between companies within a given industry without respect to size.
Ascertain the relative potential of companies of similar size in different industries.
Current ratio
Acid-test ratio
Price-earnings ratio
Times interest earned ratio
Earnings per share
Dividend yield ratio
Price-earnings ratio
Acid-test ratio
Increases Return on Total Assets and increases Debt-to-Equity Ratio
Increases Return on Total Assets and decreases Debt-to-Equity Ratio
Decreases Return on Total Assets and increases Debt-to-Equity Ratio
Decreases Return on Total Assets and decreases Debt-to-Equity Ratio
Return on total assets
Return on total liabilities
Return on common stockholders' equity
Cannot be determined