How can I learn more about financial ratios?
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Need to learn more about what financial ratios are and how to use them?
The Encyclopedia of American Business defines "financial ratios" as "fractions that show relationships between accounts found on the financial statements ... the tools used in financial-statement analysis" (197).
To learn more about ratios, try these excellent and detailed guides:
- Cardinal Stritch University Library's research guide to Financial Ratios
- Investopedia's Financial Ratio Tutorial
You can also consult Financial Intelligence: A Manager's Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean, located in the Downcity library (call number: HG 4028 .B2 B422 2006).