Valuation: The Art and Science of Corporate Investment Decisions, 3rd edition

  • Sheridan Titman

Overview

For upper-division undergraduate and MBA students as well as business professionals.

 

A Holistic Approach to Project and Enterprise Valuation

 

The Art and Science of Corporate Investment Decisions provides an up-to-date, integrated treatment of the valuation of investment opportunities. Taking both industry practice and recent advances in valuation methods into consideration, this text introduces students to a broad spectrum of valuation approaches and equips them to make wise investment decisions.


The Third Edition exposes readers to the latest valuation tools being used in the industry. Practical examples are offered throughout the text to help students understand core principles in the context of realistic situations. Using the accompanying spreadsheets and simulation tools, students will be able to glean information from a variety of sources, construct models that utilize this information, and then summarize their analysis in a meaningful way.

Table of contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

1. Overview of Valuation

PART I: PROJECT ANALYSIS USING DISCOUNTED CASH FLOW (DCF)

2. Forecasting and Valuing Cash Flows

3.roject Risk Analysis

PART II: COST OF CAPITAL

4. Estimating a Firm’s Cost of Capital

5. Estimating Required Rates of Return for Projects

PART III: FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND VALUATION

6. Forecasting Financial Performance

7. Earnings Dilution, Incentive Compensation, and Project Selection

PART IV: ENTERPRISE VALUATION

8. Relative Valuation Using Market Comparables

9. Enterprise Valuation

10. Valuation in a Private Equity Setting

PART V : FUTURES, OPTIONS, AND THE VALUATION OF REAL INVESTMENTS

11. Using Futures and Options to Value Real Investments

12. Managerial Flexibility and Project Valuation: Real Options

13. Strategic Options: Evaluating Strategic Opportunities

Epilogue

Index

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Published by Pearson (December 24th 2014) - Copyright © 2016