The Investor's Guide to Understanding Accounts: 10 Crunch Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Company

The Investor s Guide to Understanding Accounts Crunch Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Company Many investors ignore company accounts because they think they are too difficult But as the great investor Peter Lynch said Investing without looking at the numbers is like playing bridge without loo

  • Title: The Investor's Guide to Understanding Accounts: 10 Crunch Questions to Ask Before Investing in a Company
  • Author: Robert Leach
  • ISBN: 9781897597279
  • Page: 388
  • Format: Paperback
  • Many investors ignore company accounts because they think they are too difficult But, as the great investor Peter Lynch said Investing without looking at the numbers is like playing bridge without looking at the cards The mission of this book is to explain to ordinary investors, with no accounting knowledge, what to look for in a set of accounts and how to interpret whaMany investors ignore company accounts because they think they are too difficult But, as the great investor Peter Lynch said Investing without looking at the numbers is like playing bridge without looking at the cards The mission of this book is to explain to ordinary investors, with no accounting knowledge, what to look for in a set of accounts and how to interpret what you find so that you have an accurate health check on a company in ten simple steps.Robert Leach considers the entire subject from an investor s point of view, by asking and then answering the questions which matter most He also looks at the techniques which companies sometimes use to flatter their accounts, and shows how accounts for companies in different sectors have to be looked at differently.The 10 Crunch questions 1 Is the company growing 2 Are costs under control 3 Does it make a profit 4 How much cash does it have 5 Is its market value supported by assets 6 Is it using debt wisely 7 Are there any hidden nasties 8 Is management good enough 9 Can I expect a reliable income 10 Are there any threats to my interests

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