Vertical analysis, also called common-size analysis, takes the Sales and looks at each line items so that you can easily compare the income statements and balance sheets. Vertical analysis on an income statement will show the sales number (sometimes listed as Revenue) as 100%, and every other account will show as a percentage of the total sales number.
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