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A Financial Analysis of SunTrust Bank

This file contains a formatted MS Word and MS Excel file, which conducts a thorough financial analysis of SunTrust Bank.

From the information contained in these postings, company managers, accounting personnel, investors, lenders and other interested parties can ascertain whether an organization (in this case, SunTrust Bank) is able to cover payroll and other immediate expenses, sources and uses of funds, and in general, whether or not a company is truly profitable and/or sound.

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A Financial Analysis of SunTrust Bank
In the field of financial accounting, a cash flow statement shows a company's sources (incoming) and uses (outgoing) of cash during a particular time period, usually during a month, quarter or year. The cash flow statement effectively illustrates how changes in the company's balance sheet, and income statement accounts affected the firm's cash and cash equivalents, by breaking the analysis down according to operational, investing, and financing activities.
As an analytical tool, a statement of cash flows is useful in determining the short-term viability of a company, particularly its ability to pay bills. People and groups interested in cash flow statements include:
accounting personnel, who need to know whether the organization will be able to cover payroll and other immediate expenses
potential lenders or creditors, who want a clear picture of a company's ability to repay
potential investors, who need to judge whether the company is financially sound
potential employees or contractors, who need to know whether the company will be able to afford compensation
From the partial statement of cash flows for SunTrust Banks posted below, it can readily be seen that while incoming cash received from investing activities ...

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This file contains a formatted MS Word and MS Excel file, which conducts a thorough financial analysis of SunTrust Bank.

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