BA271 :  Financial Statement Analysis

This course is designed to enable students to interpret and analyze real world financial reports of various manufacturing, retailing and service firms from the perspective of investors, creditors and prospective employees. This analysis is used to assess a company's liquidity, profitability and solvency in order to judge whether there is a viable basis for relationship. Students also develop their ability to locate comparable industry data, rating services and credit reporting services and apply this information in their evaluation of a company's past performance and assessment of the company's future risks and rewards.
Prerequisite: RD090, WR090 and MTH065, each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels; and BA211, BA212 and BA213. Note: This is considered a capstone course. Therefore, it should be taken in the last term of a business student's program.
Credit Hours: 3
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