Category Archives: Fundamental analysis

How to Read Balance Sheet Statement (Assets side)

In the previous post we looked at the liability side of the balance sheet in detail. We will now proceed to understand the 2nd half of the balance sheet i.e the Asset side of the balance sheet. The Asset side … Continue reading

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How to Read Balance Sheet Statement (Liability side)

The balance sheet equation While the P&L statement gives us information pertaining to the profitability of the company, the balance sheet gives us information pertaining to the assets, liabilities, and the shareholder’s equity. The P&L statement as you understood, discusses … Continue reading

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Top Line of the company (Revenue)

You may have heard analysts talk about the top line of a company. When they do so, they are referring to the revenue side of the P&L statement. The revenue side is the first set of numbers the company presents … Continue reading

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How to Read P&L Statement ?

Overview of the financial statements You can think about the financial statements from two different angles: From the maker’s perspective From the user’s perspective A maker prepares the financial statements. He is typically a person with an accounting background. His … Continue reading

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The Financial Statements

The financial statements are perhaps one of the most important aspects of an Annual Report. There are three financial statements that the company will present namely: The Profit and Loss statement The Balance Sheet  The Cash flow statement We will … Continue reading

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What to look for in an Annual Report?

The annual report has many sections that contain useful information about the company. One has to be careful while going through the annual report as there is a very thin line between the facts presented by the company and the … Continue reading

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Introduction Annual Report of a Company

What is an Annual Report? The annual report (AR) is a yearly publication by the company and is sent to the shareholders and other interested parties. The annual report is published by the end of the Financial Year, and all … Continue reading

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