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Understanding Quality of Earning Reports


Gain a better understanding of what a quality of earnings report means and who needs one.

This course will provide you with an understanding of the process of conducting a quality of earnings engagement and how to conduct this analysis. You will learn how to identify add-backs to earnings, explain financial trends and walk EBITDA forward. You will learn how to use techniques, including trend analysis, common-size analysis, and benchmark analysis, to measure the quality of earnings.



Michele Avery, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF

Michele Avery, CPA/ABV, CVA, MAFF

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors

  • Director of Forensic and Valuation Services
  • Practice is focused solely on business valuation, including transactions of business interests, litigation issues, and estate matters
  • Regular speaker on business valuation and business transactions for CLE and CPE for attorneys and accountants
  • AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Section, Louisiana Society of CPAs - Forensic and Valuation Services Committee
  • M.B.A. degree, Louisiana State University; B.A. degree, University of Wisconsin - Superior

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