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Comparing Financial Conditions of Competitors

What are some methods used to compare the financial condition of a competing organization?

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It is important for an organization as well as the investor to analyze the financial condition of an organization. An organization utilizes different methods of comparing the financial condition of a competing organization, in order to enhance the effectiveness of its financial condition. In the financial condition the assets, liabilities and equity of a firm are assessed. The situation of these assets and liabilities are taken for a particular time period in order to compare the firm's own monetary condition.

Comparison methods:

There are various methods, which an organization may use to compare the financial condition, which are as described below:

Vertical analysis - The first method, ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides explanation of three methods of analysis and one relevant financial ratio to be used when comparing the financial states of market competitors. 424 words with references.