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COMMON SIZED PERCENTAGES Definition
COMMON SIZED PERCENTAGES are financial statements in which each item is expressed as a percentage of a major financial statement component. In the Income Statement, each "Common Size %" is the field amount expressed as a percent of "Net Revenues." In the Balance Sheet, each "Common Size %" is the amount in the category as a percent of Total Assets. Common sized financial statements can be used to: a. identify key structural changes in a company's financial data over a period of time; b. more easily compare the financial data of firms that vary significantly in size; and, c. compare a company's financial data to industry norms.
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RESIDUAL CLAIM is a claim to a share of earnings after debt obligations have been satisfied.
COMPANY is an organized group of people to perform an activity, business or industrial enterprise.