Introduction to Financial Ratio Analysis
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Introduction to Financial Ratio Analysis

Learn to calculate and interpret various activity, liquidity, solvency, profitability, and valuation ratios
4.3 (10 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
2,075 students enrolled
Created by 365 Careers
Last updated 8/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 5 articles
  • 5 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Calculate and interpret various financial multiples
  • Learn how to evaluate a company using ratio analysis
  • Interpret ratios used in credit & equity analysis
  • Ratio analysis & forecasting
  • No prior experience is required. We will start from the very basics.

Are you in for some financial ratio analysis?

Have you ever wondered what the ROE, P/E, EPS, ROA, GPM abbreviations mean and how to interpret them?

You have come to the right place!

Among all the benefits of the course, its integrity is what makes it so comprehensive and easily digestible. It will help you understand how ratio analysis works in practice.

We will train you to recognize whether a company:

- Is generating sufficient profits to cover its expenses

- Is heavily in debt and headed to insolvency

- Has some liquidity issues and significant cash shortages

- Is under- or overvalued

In fact, this is essential for those of you who have taken on a career in Finance, such as:

Finance Manager

Financial Analyst

Equity Analyst

Investor, or

Someone who is just keen to enhance their financial literacy and skills.

We will tackle several categories of financial multiples with practical examples and challenges aiming to reinforce what you have learned. The course is beautifully animated, easy to follow, and interactive. Our goal is to deliver the ultimate training experience for you!

The financial ratios that we will cover fall into the following categories:

Activity ratios

Trade receivables turnover

Trade payables turnover

Inventory turnover

Liquidity ratios

Current ratio

Cash ratio

Quick ratio

Solvency ratios




Financial Leverage

Profitability ratios

Gross profit margin

Operating profit margin

Net profit margin

Return on assets (ROA)

Return on equity (ROE)

Valuation ratios

Earnings per share (EPS)

Price/earnings ratio (P/E)

Dividend yield

In addition, we will examine a key technique called the DuPont Analysis.

It compiles a number of ratios into a comprehensive financial analysis framework. This is а definite must-know for everyone interested in becoming a seasoned professional in the field.

And that’s not all!

By the end of the course, you will also get the chance to compute some financial ratios employed in equity and credit analysis, as well as learn what segment reporting is.

Finally, we will illustrate how ratio analysis can be used to model and forecast earnings. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it?

We are happy to offer an unconditional 30-day money-back in full guarantee. No risk for you. The content of the course is superior, and we have no doubt you will love it.

Knowledge is the most powerful weapon for all, especially in times of crisis!

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Who this course is for:
  • Finance students
  • Financial analysts
  • Anyone interested in a career in finance
Course content
Expand all 19 lectures 01:55:11
+ Introduction
2 lectures 09:48
Tools and Techniques Used in Financial Analysis
+ Types of Ratios
7 lectures 01:09:54
Calculating and Interpreting Activity Ratios
Activity Ratios - Practical Example
Calculating and Interpreting Liquidity Ratios
Calculating and Interpreting Solvency Ratios
Calculating and Interpreting Valuation Ratios
Evaluating a Company Using Ratio Analysis
+ Ratio Analysis & Forecasting
5 lectures 35:21
DuPont Analysis - Practical Example
Ratios Used in Equity Analysis
Ratios Used in Credit Analysis
Segment Reporting
+ Practice & Downloadable Materials
5 lectures 00:08
SaleSmart's Financial Ratios Pack
SaleSmart's Blank Financial Ratios Pack
Practice Questions
Practice Questions with Answers & Explanations
DuPont Formulas