Financial Statement Analysis

ACC 4320 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Explores the process, tools, principles, and concepts of financial reporting, financial statement analysis, and valuation used by investors and analysts. Covers analysis of financial information and firm-specific data, emphasizing the structure of financial statements. Focuses on use of this data for equity and debt valuation as part of security analysis and portfolio management. Studies analysis of individual investments, focusing on pricing shares of stock and creating valuation models and specific criteria used in lending decisions. Topics include models of intrinsic value; comparison of accrual accounting and discounted cash flow approaches to valuation; analysis of firm profitability, growth, risk analysis, and value generation; and assessment of accounting quality, forecasting earnings and cash flows, pro forma analysis for strategy and planning, and study of nonfinancial metrics.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section B50
CRN 40442
Session Spring 2018 CPS Semester - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 04/28/2018
Instructor Monica Borgida
Schedule Tuesday, 1:35 pm - 4:05 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Traditional
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
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  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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