Cover image for Select winning stocks using financial statements
Select winning stocks using financial statements
Loth, Richard B.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chicago, IL : Dearborn, [1999]

Physical Description:
xv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Format :


Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Item Holds
HG4910 .L67 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

On Order



Shows non-financial types how to make sense of balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements.

Author Notes

Richard Loth has more than 35 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, corporate financial services, and international development assistance. Mr. Loth cofounded FIPS Partners, Inc., a registered investment adviser and publisher of investment education material. In addition to his financial writing and consulting, he is a member of the National Investor Relations Institute, the American Association of Individual Investors, and the National Association of Investors Corporation.

Table of Contents

List of Exhibitsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Introduction: What Investors Need to Know about Financial Statementsp. 1
Part I The Balance Sheet: What a Company Owns and What It Owes
Chapter 1 Understanding the Balance Sheet and Its Componentsp. 13
Chapter 2 Key Investment Evaluators for Balance Sheetsp. 39
Part II The Statement of Income: Revenues Less Expenses Equals Profits (or Losses)
Chapter 3 Understanding the Income Statement and Its Componentsp. 59
Chapter 4 Key Investment Evaluators for the Income Statementp. 67
Part III The Statement of Cash Flows: You Don't Bank Profits, Just Cash!
Chapter 5 Understanding the Cash Flow Statement and Its Componentsp. 75
Chapter 6 Key Investment Evaluators for the Cash Flow Statementp. 83
Part IV Related Financial Statement Data: Important Supplemental Information
Chapter 7 Managements' Discussion and Analysis--Managerial Insightsp. 93
Chapter 8 Notes to the Financial Statements--Essential Readingp. 99
Chapter 9 The Independent Auditors' Report--What to Look Forp. 109
Part V Using Key Investment Evaluators: A Case Study
Chapter 10 Analyzing Modine Manufacturing Company's Financialsp. 115
Part VI Banks and Utilities: The Need for Specialized Analysis
Chapter 11 Bank Financial Statementsp. 131
Chapter 12 Key Investment Evaluators for Bank Financialsp. 143
Chapter 13 Electric Utility Financial Statements and Their Investment Evaluatorsp. 161
Conclusion: What Have You Learned?p. 171
Appendix A Arthur Levitt Speech, September 28, 1998, "The Numbers Game"p. 175
Appendix B Financial Statement Worksheetsp. 179
Bibliographyp. 191
Glossary of Financial Statement Terminologyp. 193
Indexp. 211