Analysis of Financial Statements


You know, you are among the 4% of people running after thousands of listed companies.🤯 There isn’t much room for learning from others’ getting scammed, right? Save yourself from scams and fraud by learning how to properly analyse the financial statements of companies!

5 Modules

1.5 Hrs.


Course Outline

What you will learn:

  • What are Financial Statements?

  • Understanding Balance Sheet of a company 

  • Decoding Company's Profit & Loss Statements

  • Analysing the Cashflow Statement of a company

  • Using Ratio Analaysis on Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement & Cashflow Statement

About Course

Welcome to a transformative experience in financial analysis, where we seamlessly fuse the invaluable knowledge from three pivotal financial statements: the Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss Statement, and Cash Flow Statement.

Segment 1: Balance Sheet Brilliance
In this section, we deep-dive into the Balance Sheet, unraveling the core components, from current assets to non-current liabilities. Discover the hidden gems within balance sheets, allowing you to unearth a company's financial health with precision.

Segment 2: Profit and Loss Unveiled
Our second segment unveils the intricacies of the Profit and Loss Statement. It's not merely about profits; it's about understanding the driving forces behind them. Here, you'll become a profit virtuoso, delving into profit drivers, operational efficiency, growth insights, and revenue intricacies, all vital for astute investment decisions.

Segment 3: Cash Flow Mastery
The third segment is dedicated to the art of cash flow, as revealed in the Cash Flow Statement. Explore the realms of cash flow from operational, investing, and financing activities. Understand their impact on a company's overall cash position, a key factor in evaluating sustainability and liquidity.

This isn't just another course; it's your gateway to financial triumph! By the end, you'll possess the expertise to unlock the mysteries behind financial statements, spot essential indicators, and confidently navigate the dynamic world of fundamental analysis.

What you will get?





Course Syllabus

  • How Financial Statements help in analyzing companies?
  • Introduction to Components of Balance Sheet
  • Balance Sheet Analysis: Eicher Motors
  • Ratio Analysis using Balance Sheet: Eicher Motors
  • Introduction to Profit & Loss Statement
  • Components of Profit & Loss Statements
  • Breaking Down Profit & Loss Statement of Dmart
  • Analysing Dmart's Profit & Loss Statement
  • Introduction to Cashflow Statements
  • Why to analyse a Cashflow Statement?
  • Analysing the Cashflow Statement of Infosys Ltd.
  • Identifying corporate scams through Financial Statements


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There are no prerequisites for the course. However, it would be helpful if you first watch ' “Why should you invest in stock market’' as it would help you understand the basics of investing.

It's slow and it's steady; buckle up, and get ready. This course falls under the Marathon category and can be completed in a duration of 2-3 hrs.

In the course, we have discussed financial statements, financial ratios in detail. Apart from this we have also discussed the different valuation techniques that investors should use to analyse the stocks.

Since the content of the course is pretty dynamic, we do not provide any certification for it. Trust us, you will definitely love it either-or. Moreover, we have a few very cool specialized courses that offer you Quest & BSE Institute-affiliated certifications. To know the details, please click here.

No, you do not need to install any specific software for this course. However, it is advised for a user to have an active Internet connection and an updated web browser for a seamless learning experience.

Finology provides you with an opportunity to access all its tools and courses by subscribing to Finology One. Hence, you can access this course as long as your subscription of Finology One is active.

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