This edition replaces all previous editions of this bestselling title based on the revised and expanded edition corrected and back to the basics.
• The income statement shows the manufacturing (or service offerings) and selling actions of the company that result in profit or loss during a period. It gives a very important perspective on the company’s performance, its profitability.
• The cash flow statement details cash into and out of the company for a period. You need money to make money. Running out of cash is bad. Duh.
• The balance sheet records at the end of a period, an instant in time, what the company owns and what it owes, including the owners’ stake, called shareholders’ equity.