help these stockholders in decision making. The study will helpin widening knowledge nancial statement in investmentdecision making, it will also make the organization toappreciate the importance of sound nancial statement in theprovision of information necessary for decision making. It willreview the improvement in the organization handling thenancial statement and show e!ually the ways through whichimprovement could be accomplished nally this research wille!ually serve as a reference to students in this noble institutionand other school who may be interested to embark on a furtherresearch study of this nature and above all, report of this studyshall denitely add to e8isting knowledge in researchmethodology.
1.4 RESEARCH HYPOTHESE
ypothesis according to the nglish dictionary is an unprovedtheory, proposition sent forth as an e8planation of something,often as the basis for further investigation. ypothesis is theguides for the investigators in the entire process of researchendeavor and they keep the researcher on the main line of thestudy, in this research, the following hypothesis are formulatedfor the studyB
nancial statements are not relied upon in investmentdecision making in a company.
nancial statement are relied upon in investment decisionmaking in a company.
nancial statements are not useful for forecasting acompany&s performance.