Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - The Statement of Cash Flows. 1

Overview of the Statement of Cash Flows. 1

Statement Objectives. 1

Statement Requirements. 2

Reporting Classifications. 2

The Direct Method. 4

The Indirect Method. 8

Presentation Variations. 11

Information Sources. 13

Illustration of the Preparation of a Statement of Cash Flows. 15

Additional Topics. 16

Business Combinations. 16

Discontinued Operations. 17

Foreign Currency Cash Flows. 17

Gains and Losses. 18

Hedging Activities. 18

Installment Sales. 18

Interest and Dividend Receipts. 18

Interest Payments. 19

Non-Reportable Cash Events. 19

Non-Use of Cash Equivalents. 19

Receivables as Collateral 20

Restricted Cash. 20

Sale of Receivables. 20

Securities Recorded at Fair Value. 20

Tax Payments. 20

Advantages of the Statement of Cash Flows. 20

General Advantages of the Statement of Cash Flows. 20

Advantages of the Direct Method of Presentation. 21

Advantages of the Indirect Method of Presentation. 21

Disadvantages of the Statement of Cash Flows. 21

Net Presentation. 22

Data Collection Issues. 23

Disclosures. 23

Chapter 2 - Cash Flow Analysis. 27

Overview of Cash Flow Measurements. 27

Free Cash Flow.. 27

Cash Flow per Share. 28

Cash Flow Return on Sales. 29

Cash Flow Return on Assets. 30

Cash Turnover Ratio. 30

Cash Reinvestment Ratio. 31

Interpreting the Statement of Cash Flows. 31

Examination of Cash Flows from Operating Activities. 32

Examination of Cash Flows from Investing Activities. 33

Examination of Cash Flows from Financing Activities. 34

Analysis Conclusions. 35

Answers to Course Questions. 37

Glossary. 40

Index. 41

 

Final Examination...43