Investors use the financial statements in many ways. One of the most important uses of these statements is to evaluate past performance and project future performance.
Address all of the following questions in a brief but thorough manner.
- What are the major financial statements and what types of information does each provide the user?
- What is a pro forma financial statement and what types of information does it provide the user?
- Who and what are the potential users and uses of these types of pro forma financial statements?
The final paragraph (three or four sentences) of your initial post should summarize the one or two key points that you are making in your initial response.
Your posting should be the equivalent of 1 to 2 single-spaced pages (500–1000 words) in length.