Cash Flow Analysis:
A Guide for the Corporate Financial Analyst

published December 2018

A guide to effective cash flow analysis and presentation for the corporate financial analyst. It is designed to teach corporate analysts how to competently review and clearly present cash flow information.

Specific topics include:

  • Knowing when to use indirect versus direct cash flow data
  • Crafting standard presentations of liquidity such as Capitalization Tables and Sources & Uses summaries
  • Understanding and communicating variances between accrued income and monetized return
  • Building functional cash flow forecasting
  • Using cash flow information to analyze and present valuation
  • Presenting efficient payback models

The book's copyright and publishing data is:
Copyright © 2018 by Blackworth Publishing LLC
All rights reserved. Published 2018
ISBN 978-0-9843773-2-9
Library of Congress Control Number:  2018913948

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Written at the request of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

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Cash Flow Analysis

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