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ESG and Financial Reporting

The importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues rises on the list of financial risks that investors would like to have more information about from the companies they follow. In the recent article Accounting for values and valuation, McKinsey interviewed a Board Member at...

Banks Efficiency Analysis

If there would be a number to keep track with banking sector, that should be related to efficiency ratio, the percentage of the bank's net revenue as to operating cost. Aside from measuring the available revenue that can be set aside for taxes, dividends and future losses, efficiency ratio is also...

Analyzing Company Acquisitions

Companies have different strategies to generate income. Aside from the normal operating activities, financing and investing activities should not be also set aside, especially if having  positive contribution to the overall performance of the companies' profit and cash flows.  To better illustrate this idea, we...

Discounted Cash Flow

We have been checking around for something to analyze with XBRLAnalyst. Then, we stumbled on this article suggesting of some valuable investments to start with. Of course, we geared up and quickly started a futuristic approach that we think might be helpful to our investors...

Analyzing Growth Rate

Since first quarter of the year is over, it is now again the best time to build some comparison reports based on financial insights shared by professionals and spectators in the market. Hence, we would like to share this article where AAPL was again declared one of...

Following Effects of Economic Changes

Many have already speculated on FED's plan to increase interest rate, but had not expected it to happen really soon. Just few weeks ago, borrowers are now again hit by a 0.25% increase of interest rates on their loans due to FED's low optimism on current...

It’s Not All About Dividends, Let XBRLAnalyst Tells You More

We recently found this interesting article about companies with good yield history.   We all know that high dividend pay easily attracts investors, but it doesn't end there.  Company's stability, liquidity and other economic considerations can also determine stock price, also an attractive factor.  But...

XBRLAnalyst joins Convergence to IFRS

Financial reporting is globally divided by two standards - US-GAAP and IFRS.  US-GAAP is the accounting standard in US, while IFRS is the present to some 149 jurisdictions around the world. Since public companies are operating in global marketplace,  convergence to a reporting standards accepted elsewhere has many...

Quarterly Values from Cumulative Cash Flows

Unlike other financial statements, cash flow does not necessarily require filers to have a defined reporting format or fixed period covered in reporting. Normally, companies filed cash flows with cumulative or year-end values for each account, and getting quarterly values means manual computation from cumulative values....