The ratio analysis is an efficient and expeditious method of having insight into functioning and economic transactions of the company. However, it must be supplemented with other analytic tools. The most significant restriction of the ratio analysis is the fact that it focuses on the past of the company. Still, when supported with the analysis of the environment, the ratio analysis can successfully enable one to predict the conditions of the enterprise's functioning in the future. The enterprise ought to be concerned with a broad range of the standard, economic ratios in order to gain not only a clear picture of its own assessment, but also to be familiar with the view about the company its partners may express.