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Can net income attributed to shareholders exceed firmwide net income?

I was looking at a publicly-traded company's annual report and I noticed that there was an instance where the income attributed to their common shareholders exceeded their actual firmwide net income ...
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How to calculate interest payments without EBIT

is there a way to calculate interest payments without EBIT. For example if I am searching for Apple Inc. in google finance I don't have Interest Payments in the income statement, there is no EBIT ...
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Lending money to someone: how to book?

I'm trying my hand at double-entry bookkeeping for my personal finances. While I get the gist, I have trouble with the details. Please bear with me if I use the wrong terminology. I have lent some ...
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Does revenue equal gross profit for info product business?

For a small online business that has no employees or inventory and only sales info products, does revenue equal gross profits since there is no cost to make the info product?
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Why is financial data of some public companies not available on Yahoo Finance?

On Yahoo! Finance, why isn't the financial data of some companies available? e.g: this Canadian company. Because if this is a public company, the data must be made public.
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Why were numbers on these income statements recorded differently from year to year?

Below are two different income statements for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. I am wondering how can their net income and other line items be recorded so differently across two consecutive financial ...
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How to reconcile performance with dividends?

I have a Vanguard fund that returned -1.34% for the year, yet I earned dividends on the same investment of $106 for the same year. How do I reconcile negative performance with positive dividends? Is ...
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How do I interpret these income tax numbers for Chinese public company Dangdang Inc. (DANG)?

I'd like some help with understanding the financial statements of E Commerce China Dangdang Inc (ADR). You can see the Income Statement/Balance Sheet/Cash Flow statements on Google Finance. If you ...
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Understanding company income statements: What is a good profit margin that would make it worthwhile to invest?

I have been learning about how to read and understand a stock company's income statement and using those variables to determine the worth of the stock. My question is, what is a good profit margin for ...
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What's the Bermudian equivalent of USA's W-2 form or Canada's T4?

What can be used as a proof of income, for someone who was born, lives and works in Bermuda? I'm looking for the most official, widely-accepted, and least-manipulatable document.