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Analysis of financial statements ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Leader: Associate Professor Alan Ramsay

Clayton Second semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: Topics selected from financial ratio analysis, analysis of short-term financial stability, properties of accounting numbers and financial ratios, predicting company failure, fundamental analysis, risk and financial information, 'event study' methodology, share returns and financial information (including forecasts), timeliness of accounting information, options and financial information.

Assessment: Written (2 assignments): 40% + Class presentation: 10% + Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: Two 1.5-hour sessions per week

Prerequisites: AFC3140 or MBA9005