Lesson 10: Financial Statement Analysis

Lesson Details

Video Lessons

Below are the lesson presentation videos. Each lesson is organized in a series of video segments (i.e., Part 1, Part 2, Etc.). Please watch the videos one after another in order. Upon completion, navigate to the next lesson. We strongly suggest you take the practice quizzes as we present them below to test your understanding of the content.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Know Your Words

Accounting is the language of business. To become proficient in accounting, you must understand each term associated with each accounting concept. Every lesson has a specific set of words, which will always be listed here at the end of each lesson. Simply click on a word to display the definition within our glossary. We urge you to take the neccesary time to carefully study each term before taking any assessment.

Accounts Receivable Turnover

Acid-Test Ratio

Book Value of a Company

Book Value per Share

Current Ratio

Days Sales in Accounts Receivable

Days Sales in Inventory

Debt Ratio

Debt to Equity Ratio

Dividends per Share

Earnings per Share


Equity in a Business

Equity in an Asset

Fair Market Value of a Share of Stock

Financial Analysis

Financial Analyst

Financial Statement Analysis

Gross Margin Percentage

Horizontal Analysis

Inventory Turnover



Price Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio)


Return on Investment

Vertical Analysis

Working Capital

Additional Lesson Resources

Below are two additional resources to help you learn the material. The most important of these resources is the Lesson Notes, which we provide via a PDF (see link below). The Lesson Notes contain the important slides of the presentation. We strongly suggest you print out this PDF and follow along during the presentations. Making notes on the slides about key concepts will help you cement the concepts in your mind at a quicker pace. We also provide a supplemental textbook for your review. Most students NEVER use the textbook in this course; however, it is here if you want to refer to a particular concept.