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Major Indexes

Financial Statements

(EDV)

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Retained Earning Schedule

Year
Retained Earnings (Previous Year)
Net Income
Stock Dividends
Dividend Paid
Retained Earnings

income statement is the only one that provides an overview of company sales and net income
The reasoning behind the adjustment, however, is that free cash flow is meant to measure money being spent right now, not transactions that happened in the past. This makes FCF a useful instrument for identifying growing companies with high up-front costs, which may eat into earnings now but have the potential to pay off later.