- The process of dividing each expense item in the income statement of a given year by net sales to identify expense items that rise faster or slower than a change in sales. The New York Times Financial Glossary
* * *vertical analysis UK US noun [C or U] ACCOUNTING► in a company’s accounts, a calculation of each particular type of asset, liability, etc. as a percentage of all assets, etc.: »
Vertical analysis reports each amount on a financial statement as a percentage of another item.»
A condensed balance sheet for Kellner Co. and a partially completed vertical analysis is presented below.
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