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Financial Information Analysis

The Role of Accounting Information in Modern Society, 3rd Edition

By Philip O'Regan

Routledge – 2016 – 416 pages

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Description

The accounting landscape shifted following the era of global financial crisis and accounting information continues to play a vital role. Philip O’Regan’s authoritative textbook provides readers with the tools and techniques to fruitfully analyse accounting and financial data.

Updated to reflect changes in corporate governance, regulatory frameworks and new forms of IFRS, the text continues to shed light on the growing emphasis placed on the role of accounting information in formulating financial strategy.

Features which add value to this third edition of Financial Information Analysis include case studies in every chapter with numerous supporting articles from the major financial presses, questions for review, and a comprehensive companion website. This essential textbook is core reading for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students of finance and accounting.

Contents

Part I: Contexts 1. Regulatory Context2. Conceptual Context3. Theoretical Context4. Governance Context Part II: Content 5. Annual Report: Narrative6. Annual Report: Financials Part III: Analysis 7. Fundamental Analysis8. Activity and Liquidity9. Financing10. Profitability and Return on Investment Part IV: Issues 11. Business Combinations12. Pensions, Share Options, Leases, Taxation and Currency13. Creative Accounting14. Corporate Social Reporting15. International Accounting Part V: Strategy and Business Valuation 16. Strategy17. Business ValuationAppendix - Company Report

Author Bio

Philip O'Regan is Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance and Dean of the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick

Name: Financial Information Analysis: The Role of Accounting Information in Modern Society, 3rd Edition (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Philip O'Regan. The accounting landscape shifted following the era of global financial crisis and accounting information continues to play a vital role. Philip O’Regan’s authoritative textbook provides readers with the tools and techniques to...
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