financial analysis

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Assessment of the (1) effectiveness with which funds (investment and debt) are employed in a firm, (2) efficiency and profitability of its operations, and (3) value and safety of debtors' claims against the firm's assets. It employs techniques such as 'funds flow analysis' and financial ratios to understand the problems and opportunities inherent in an investment or financing decision.

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Our brand new financial analysis plan was set and would begin at the start of the new year, which was perfect.
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Before purchasing their first home, Jim and Sally did a thorough financial analysis so there wouldn't be any surprises when applying for a mortgage.
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It was clear to the investment banker after reviewing the company's financial analysis that the annual loan renewal would be denied.
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