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Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285867977
Textbook Problem

Why is it sometimes misleading to compare a company's financial ratios with those of other firms that operate in the same industry?

Summary Introduction

To explain: The reason for misleading comparison of financial ratios of companies in the same industry.

Introduction:

Financial Ratio Analysis:

Financial ratio analysis is one of the tools of financial analysis of a firm. It represents the relationship between two or more items of the financial statement.

Explanation
  • Some companies engage in doing more than one business, while others are small scale companies. So, the comparison between the two is irrelevant...

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