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Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence

Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence - 4th edition

Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780130082060

ISBN10: 0130082066

Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence by D. Eric Hirst and Mary Lea McAnally - ISBN 9780130082060
Edition: 4TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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International: No
Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence by D. Eric Hirst and Mary Lea McAnally - ISBN 9780130082060

ISBN13: 9780130082060

ISBN10: 0130082066

Edition: 4TH 04

Other Editions of Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence


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Summary

This collection of financial accounting cases is designed to help learners become financial statement users. Each case utilizes financial statement information (balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow and/or footnotes) and a number of topical questions. Readers use the financial statement information to infer and interpret the economic events underlying the numbers. Related articles taken from business publications accompany some cases, and information from the articles is incorporated into the case question material. For working professionals studying for the CFA exams.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. BECOMING FAMILIAR WITH FINANCIAL REPORTING: BASICS, TOOLS, AND THE PERSISTENCE OF EARNINGS.

1. Basics : Interpretation and Preparation of Financial Statements.

ASICS Corporation, Understanding Financial Statements. Nike Basic, Ratio Analysis. Yokohama Rubber and Goodyear Tire, Comparing Ratios. Fuji Photo Film and Eastman Kodak, Inferring Transactions. Club Méditerranée S.A. International, GAAP. Food Lion, Inc., Preparation of Financial Statements. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company , Transactions and Periodic Adjustments. Abercrombie and Fitch , Transactions and Financial Statements.

2. Tools : Discounted Cash Flow.

Maya, Return on Investment. Hydron Technologies Corporation, Lease or Buy.

3. Tools : Basic Valuation and the Persistence of Earnings.

Maple Leaf Gardens, Valuation. Pharmacia Corporation, Persistence of Earnings.

4. Tools : Cash Basis versus Accrual Basis Reporting.

Frederick's of Hollywood, Statement of Cash Flows. Weis Markets, Inc., Statement of Cash Flows. Mayor's Jewelers Inc. , Statement of Cash Flow.

II. EVALUATING FINANCIAL REPORTING DISCLOSURES: BALANCE SHEET COMPONENTS AND ISSUES IN THE QUALITY OF EARNINGS.

5. Assets.

Lucent, Revenue Recognition. Alcatel, Accounts Receivable. Whole Foods Market, Inc., Inventory. Frederick's of Hollywood, Property and Equipment. WorldCom Inc., Capitalizing Costs. Merck & Co., Inc. , Research and Development. eBay, Acquired Intangible Assets. America Online, Inc., Deferred Costs.

6. Liabilities.

BASF, Contingencies and Provisions. Maytag Corporation, Warranties and Deferred Taxes. Bally Entertainment Corporation, Long-Term Debt. The Home Depot, Long-Term Debt. AMR Corporation, Leases. The Robert Mondavi Corporation, Deferred Taxes. Bethlehem Steel, Post Retirement Obligations.

7. Owners' Equity.

The Dow Chemical Company, Treasury Stock. Xilinx, Employee Stock Options.

8. Intercorporate Investments.

Wachovia, Marketable Securities. BCE Inc., Investments in Other Companies. The Seagram Company, Investments in Common Stock.

9. Financial Statement Analysis.

Boston Beer & Lion Brewery, Financial Statement Analysis.

Other Editions of Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence

Cases in Financial Reporting, Revised by D. Eric Hirst - ISBN 9780131494480
Cases in Financial Reporting : An Integrated Approach with an Emphasis on Earnings and Persistence by D. Eric Hirst and Mary Lea McNally - ISBN 9780130822000