Submitted By:Michael Moore, University of Pennsylvania
Date:February 11, 2012
Subject(s):Accounting, Management, Personal Finance
Grade Level(s):9, 10, 11, 12
This lesson delves into financial documents. In particular, the lesson focuses on the income statement. Students will learn the definition of an income statement (and its component parts). Students will learn to read and decode an actual income statement from a 10-K filing. Finally, students will use income statements to reason about the well being of individual companies.