Understanding Financial Statements – how to benefit

Want to Improve your Investment Performance?

Check out my presentation: Understanding Financial Statements

Learn the differences in accounting between:

  • GAAP vs NON GAAP in the US and IFRS vs ADJUSTED in Canada
  • Ensure that year over year earnings comparisons use an apples to apples approach
  • Make sure that non recurring gains and losses are excluded in earnings assessments
  • How to Interpret both Operating and Free Cash Flows
  • Dividend Payout Ratios – Should you use Earnings or Cash Flow
  • Stock Buybacks – Financial Engineering to improve EPS, but not Net Income

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