Financial Analysis 2022-23
Bangor Business School
Module - Semester 2
The content may include but will not be limited to; Balance sheet and income statement analysis; Financial ratio analysis and inter-firm comparison; Trend analysis and financial forecasting; Analysis of profitability and growth; The quality of financial statements, and using financial statements in valuation; Cash accounting, accrual accounting and discounted cash flow valuation; Pricing book values and earnings; Assessment of credit and equity risk.
-Excellent -A- to A*; Comprehensive and creative understanding of concepts and analytical techniques. -Good -B- to B+; Good understanding of key concepts and good analytical skills. - Threshold -C- to C+; Broad and sound understanding of key concepts and analytical techniques.
- Apply appropriate methodologies in order to produce inter-firm comparisons of performance, and comparisons between the performance of the same firm over time.
- Apply both basic and advanced techniques for the purposes of financial forecasting and the assessment of equity and credit risk.
- Critically analyse the uses of financial information by capital markets.
- Demonstrate competence for the purposes of equity valuation.
GROUPWORK A financial analysis report based on 2 UK companies