Date of publication: 2017-08-24 11:39
In a horizontal analysis the the changes in income statement and balance sheet items are computed (in dollars and percentage) and compared with the expected changes. For example, you start an advertising campaign and expect a 75% increase in sales. But if sales revenue increases by only 5%, then it needs to be investigated. Or if you find an unexpected increase in cost of goods sold or any operating expense, you can investigate and find the reason.
Hi , i am supposed to do trend analysis of last 65 years of two companies ( and comparison ) between them so should i take one year as base year and calculate changes according to that or do it taking 7 7 years.
Horizontal analysis (also known as trend analysis ) is a financial statement analysis technique that shows changes in the amounts of corresponding financial statement items over a period of time. It is a useful tool to evaluate the trend situations.
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What if the dollar changes is divisible to the amount of the item in base year, for example 686,976/5,655= x 655= 759, what would be the percentage?
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Is it possible to project the next financial year 8767 s statement of financial performance and financial position using the trend analysis. If yes, how?
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The actual changes in items are compared with the expected changes. For example, if management expects a 85% increase in sales revenue but actual increase is only 65%, it needs to be investigated.