A Note on Financial Ratio Analysis

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Ratio Analysis
Case Length : 21 Pages
Period : -
Pub Date : 2003
Teaching Note : Available
Organization : -
Industry : Banking & Financial Services
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This technical note explains in detail the analysis of financial statements of a company. It provides insights into two widely used financial tools, ratio analysis and common size statements analysis.

The objective of this note is to help the reader understand how these tools should be used to analyze the financial position of a firm. To demonstrate the process of financial analysis, Hindustan Lever Limited's (HLL's) balance sheet and income statements are analyzed in this note.


  Page No.
Introduction 1
Financial Ratio Analysis 1
Leverage/Capital Structure Ratio 4
Valuation Ratios 7
Dupont Analysis 8
Common Size Statements 8
Calculating Financial Ratios of HLL 8
Advantages of Ratio Analysis 20
Limitations of Ratio Analysis 21
Conclusion 21


Technical note, financial statements, financial tools, ratio analysis, common size, statements analysis, financial position, financial analysis, Hindustan Lever Limited's, HLL, balance sheet, income statements

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