by CI Staff
AAII’s Computerized Investing Ratio Analysis Spreadsheet allows users to calculate a common-size balance sheet, common-size income statement, and useful asset management, profitability, liquidity, debt management and market ratios. User inputs are marked in blue and the figures can be found on company financial statements.
The Excel spreadsheet is very simple and only takes minutes to complete. The worksheet has formulas written in that will calculate outputs based on the figures you enter. The common-size balance sheet and income statement breaks down each line item and shows it as a percent of total assets, total liabilities and stockholder’s equity, or total operating revenue. The main advantage of common-size financial statements is the ease with which you are able to recognize trends, especially in margins.
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