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Corporate finance demystified: a self-teaching guide

Author: Adair, Troy A. Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 275 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0071459103Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes index
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Book Asia Campus
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Print HG4026 .A33 2006
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Includes index


Corporate finance demystified Acknowledgments Introduction PART ONE CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION What Is Corporate Finance? What I s Finance? The Subfields o f Finance The Parts o f Corporate Finance So, Why I s This So Complicated? Why Are We Studying Corporate Finance? Quiz CHAPTER 2 Setting the Stage Basic Forms o f Business Organization Goal o f t h e Financial Manager Agency Relationships and Conflicts Quiz Accounting Statements and Cash Flows The Balance Sheet: Assets vs. Liabilities The Balance Sheet: Short-Term vs. Long-Term Accounts The Income Statement Taxes Cash Flow From Assets Quiz CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 Common-Size, Common-Base Year, and Ratio Analysis The General Goal o f Ratio Analysis: Summarization "Good" and "Bad" Values for Ratios An Additional Effect o f Ratio Analysis: Standardization Common-Size Statement Analysis Common-Base Year Analysis Liquidity Ratios Leverage Ratios Asset Utilization Ratios Profitability Ratios Quiz PART TWO CHAPTER 5 "I WILL GLADLY PAY YOU $ 2 TOMORROW FOR $1TODAY": THE TIME VALUE OF MONEY Present and Future Value Using a Financial Calculator or a Spreadsheet Program Time Lines The TVM Formulas Calculator Setup and Notational Conventions Using the TVM Formulas Example-Car Loan with Delayed First Payment Example-Retirement Calculation What About Annuities Due? Quiz Compounding and Interest Rate Conversion: When What You've Got Isn't What You Need Interest Rate Flavors APRs Explained Just Because You Have a New Toy Doesn't Mean You Have To Use It! Dealing with Other Nominal Rates CHAPTER 6 A Caution on Using Calculators or Textbook Formulas t o Convert Rates Quiz CHAPTER 7 Payment Composition and Amortization Schedules Calculating Payment Components for Pure Discount Loans Calculating Payment Components for Interest-Only Loans Amortized Loans: Constant-Payment Loans Amortized Loans: Constant-Principal Loans A Final Note on Amortized Loans Quiz PART THREE CHAPTER 8 VALUATION Valuing Bonds The Conventions of Bond Quotations The Mathematics of a Bond There are Rates, and then there are Rates that aren't Really Rates... Solving for Bond Price Solving for Anything but Bond Price The Parts of YTM Quiz Valuing Stocks The Conventions of Stock Quotations The Mathematics of a Stock: Constant Dividends The Mathematics of a Stock: Constantly Growing Dividends The Mathematics of a Stock: Constantly Shrinking Dividends What g > r Really Means The Mathematics of a Stock: Nonconstant Dividends CHAPTER 9 Dividend Yield and Expected Capital Gains Yields on Stocks Quiz CHAPTER 10 Valuing Projects: The Capital-Budgeting Decision Rules Why Cash Flow Signs Matter Now Notational Conventions, Part 2 Net Present Value The Intuition behind NPV Payback Discounted Payback A Comparison of the Intuitions i n Payback and Discounted Payback Average Accounting Return (AAR) Internal Rate of Return (IRR) The Intuition behind I R R Problems with I R R Modified I R R (MIRR) Profitability Index (PI) Repeated Projects: Equivalent Annual Cost Quiz PART FOUR CHAPTER 11 WHERE DO INTEREST RATES COME FROM? RISK, RETURN, AND THE COST OF CAPITAL Measuring Risk and Return Using the Past t o Predict the Future: Computing the Average and Standard Deviation of Historic Returns Explicit Guessing: Calculating the Expected Return and Standard Deviation across Expected States of Nature Choosing Which Method t o Use for Average and Standard Deviation Portfolio Averages and Standard Deviations Quiz CHAPTER 12 Calculating Beta Beta Estimation Methodology Choosing and Gathering the Necessary Data Calculating the Beta Portfolio Betas Quiz Analyzing the Security Market Line The Relationship between the Security Market Line and the CAPM Equation Estimating the Intercept of the SML Estimating the Slope of the SML Estimating the X Variable, Beta Bringing it A l l Together Quiz The Weighted Average Cost of Capital The WACC Formula Calculating the Component Cost of Equity, RE Calculating the Component Cost of Preferred Stock, R, Calculating the Before-Tax Cost of Debt, R, Calculating the WACC A Note on Nominal vs. Effective Rates Quiz 157 158 159 160 161 161 165 166 166 167 168 169 169 CHAPTER 13 CHAPTER 14 173 174 175 176 176 177 177 177 PART FIVE CHAPTER 15 ADVANCED TOPICS I N CORPORATE FINANCE Estimating Future Cash Flows Sample Project Calculating Total Cash Flow: The Formula Guiding Principles for Calculating Total Cash Flow Calculating Depreciation Operating Cash Flow (OCF) Net Capital Spending Changes i n NWC Bringing it All Together: Total Cash Flow Quiz CHAPTER 16 Scenario Analysis and Sensitivity Analysis Sample Project Scenario Analysis Sensitivity Analysis When t o Use Which Quiz Option Valuation Options: The Basics Values o f Options a t Expiration Valuing a Call Option before Expiration: The Binomial Option Pricing Model Valuing a Call Option before Expiration: The Black-Scholes Option Pricing Model Put-Call Parity Quiz Depreciation Charts Values for the Standard Normal Cumulative Distribution Function Final Exam Answers to Quiz and Exam Questions Index CHAPTER 17 APPENDIX A APPENDIX B

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