How to Read a Bar Graph

This brief tutorial explains the various parts of a bar graph and shows how it is used to visually represent information. Continue reading

Dividend Payout Ratio

The dividend payout ratio shows the portion of earnings distributed to stockholders. This interactive tutorial explains the concept by walking you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the income statement and cash flow statement. Continue reading

Equity Multiplier

The equity multiplier ratio is the factor by which assets grew from the use of debt. This interactive tutorial walks you through the calculations, including where to find the numbers on the financial statements. Continue reading

Quick Ratio

This interactive tutorial explains the Quick Ratio concept, putting the ratio into its proper context, by walking you through the calculations. It also shows you where to find each value on the corresponding financial statement, and even gives you the opportunity to enter your own values. Continue reading