July 5, 2007

Current Ratio: Going Down

-NTPM might have difficulties in settling its current liabilities.

Debt/Profit: Going Up

-Not a good sign for a company which needs to stay competitive

Net Profit Margin:Going Down

-Due to raising cost of raw materials and operating expenses.

Return On Asset (ROA):Going Down

-Inefficiency in utilizing assets

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Introduction to Quantitative Analysis of Financial Statement

July 5, 2007

Before we go into the quantitative analysis of financial statements on selected KLSE companies, let’s learn a few indicators which will be included in the next blog.

Basic Ratios which will be analyzed are: 

Current Ratio


Net Profit Margin

Return On Asset (ROA)

Return On Capital Employed (ROCE)