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Financial statement

A report of basic accounting data that helps investors understand a firm's financial history and activities.
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Financial Statement

Any list of the assets and liabilities of a company designed to show its financial health, profits or losses, and/or other variables. The two most common financial statements are the balance sheet and the income statement. Publicly-traded companies and some others are legally required to publish certain financial statements.
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financial statement

A report providing financial statistics relative to a given part of an organization's operations or status. The two most common financial statements are the balance sheet and the income statement. See also comparative financial statements.
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financial statement

A semi-itemized list of the assets and liabilities of a person or entity as of a point in time,and the revenues and expenses over a representative month or over a period of time such as one year. Do not confuse with financing statement.

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