Free Cash Flow (FCF)

This week we take a look at Free Cash Flow and how we can use it within a financial analysis setting. What is Free Cash Flow? The Free Cash Flow (FCF) represents the cash generated, after cash outflows to support the operating activities of the business and to maintain its Read more…

DuPont Model for Business Analysis

It was 1912, and Donaldson Brown was working as an explosives salesman for the DuPont Corporation. About that time, the company treasurer John Raskob brought him into the financial activities of the company and encouraged him to use statistics to evaluate the business performance of the various activities under the Read more…

The Altman Z-Score Analysis

Today we are looking at a more complex financial analysis model – the Altman Z-Score Analysis. But I promise, there’s a reward at the end of the article. The Z-score formula for predicting bankruptcy was published in 1968 by Edward Altman, Assistant Professor in the field of Finance in the Read more…