This software enables users to download financial statements for a company, standardize them to a common format, make any needed adjustments to the company’s accounting, and make assumptions about the company’s future performance. The model then provides financial ratios for the company, with benchmarks for the U.S. economy, company pro forma financial statements, and a company valuation using several standard valuation techniques.
Editor’s Note: read a brief interview with the developers of this software at
Authors: Arleen Ahearn, Jonathan Barnett, Krishna Palepu, Paul Healy
Source: Harvard Business School (HBS)