Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic there was a ‘nerdy' accounting joke doing the rounds saying that soon we'd see EBITDAC - Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortisation and corona.
While there's no ‘official' accounting term like that - companies results do show the effects, the pandemic has had on them. And many are opting to call it ‘once-off expenses.
Suddenly the ner... ››› more
These days, financial results can span hundreds of pages. The sheer size of company accounts can put some investors off having a read through.
But these results are worth their weight in gold. They can tell you so much about what's going on in a company. And what could be in store for a company.
There are particular areas of the accounts that you should hone in on.
Read on to uncover thre... ››› more
Once you begin researching companies you're interested in buying shares in, one crucial piece of research you'll have to dredge through is the annual report. These documents can be vast, but it's worth getting to grips with them in your quest to uncover a hidden gem. Here's what you need to know about the company's accounting policies…
When you have a company’s annual report in your hands, a... ››› more
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