Key Ratio Analysis: Calculating and Interpreting the Numbers Correctly
Ratios, ratios, and more ratios! What do they really mean? Many financial professionals use financial ratios on a regular basis. But do they always use the same ratios and more importantly, do they always interpret the ratios in the same manner?
Attend this proactive webinar and learn a “five-step” analysis plan including liquidity, activity, leverage, operating performance, and cash flow analysis which will clarify and “unify” this often confusing financial subject. Upon completion of this webinar, the attendee will be able to better negotiate with their business clients as well as other financial professionals.
The session will also include a review of “spreading” a financial statement using the Moody’s Risk Analyst software in order to analyze key ratios.
A case study will be presented to illustrate the main concepts associated with key ratio analysis.
•Utilize a “five-step” key ratio analysis plan to correctly interpret the financial condition of the business client
•Review the use of specialized software to “spread” the financial statements
•Discuss “negotiations” with business clients and other financial professionals using the key ratios
•Case analysis: Applying the concepts!
CE Credit Hours Recommended: 2.5 (After the webinar you will receive a certificate of completion for self reporting)
David is the founder and managing member of David L. Osburn & Associates LLC, a Las Vegas-based business training and contract CFO firm that provides seminar/keynote speeches for various groups including CPAs, bankers, attorneys, credit union employees, credit managers, trade groups, and business owners. He also serves as a contract CFO for several clients including construction companies, medical practitioners, and real estate developers, co-manages a bank educational program with the Unive... View Full Profile