Key Details in a Corporate's Annual Report

Key Details in a Corporate's Annual Report

In this video, Ted outlines the 5 key things to look for in a company’s accounts. This includes: the net profit; the cash generated from trading operations; the affordability of its debt; liquidity; and the company’s commitments and contingent liabilities.
Overview

The ability to quickly read a set of financial statements is a skill worth having. In this video, Ted looks at the 5 key things to look for in a set of accounts.

Key learning objectives:

  • Calculating the profit margin

  • Identifying the cash generation

  • Assessing the affordability of debt

  • Understanding the liquidity position of the business

  • Uncovering additional commitments and contingent liabilities

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Ted Wainman

Ted Wainman

Ted Wainman trained and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young before joining JPMorgan on the Investment Management side of the business. He since has over 17 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering financial & business skills training workshops for over 275 clients in more than 35 countries.

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