ORIGINAL Z-SCORE Definition

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ORIGINAL Z-SCORE (For Public Manufacturer) If the Z-Score is 3.0 or above - bankruptcy is not likely. If the Z-Score is 1.8 or less - bankruptcy is likely. A score between 1.8 and 3.0 is the gray area. Probabilities of bankruptcy within the above ranges are 95% for one year and 70% within two years. Obviously a higher Z-Score is desirable.

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GOING PUBLIC refers to those activities that relate to offering a private companys shares to the general investing public including registering with the SEC.

TRANSACTION ANALYSIS is coupled with data event analysis. Transaction analysis looks at the data carriers which move data and information around the firm. Some of these transactions may be externally generated and some are internally generated. See DATA EVENT ANALYSIS.

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