## Study Plan: Financial Statement Analysis

**Knowledge Targets**

I can define the following terms as they relate to our unit:

Net Income |
Retained Earnings |
Horizontal Analysis |

Vertical Analysis |
Ratio Analysis |
Trend Percents |

Current Assets |
Current Liabilities |
Average Inventory |

Average Accounts Receivable |
Percent of change |
Dollar amount of change |

** Reasoning Targets**

I can understand the use of **horizontal analysis, vertical analysis and ratio analysis**

to evaluate company performance.

I can analyze and explain the trends of a company using **horizontal analysis**.

I can analyze and explain a company’s financial statements using **vertical analysis**.

I can analyze and explain a company’s financial performance using **ratio analysis**.

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**Skill Targets**

I can calculate dollar amount of change and percentage of change for accounts on the financial statements using **horizontal analysis**.

I can calculate trend percentages for **horizontal analysis**.

I can calculate the common-size percentages using **vertical analysis**.

I can calculate ratios used in **ratio analysis**.

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