Corporate Finance: Theory & Practice 2e
- Author: Damodaran, A.
- ISBN: 9780471283324
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Aswath Damodaran is nationally recognized for his teaching approach, using theory and the models that flow from it to understand, analyze and solve problems. He treats corporate finance as a living discipline by making it much more applied than other textbooks. Throughout the text, real companies and real data are used in examples and exercises. Contents: Preface.A Reader's Guide.INTRODUCTION TO CORPORATE FINANCE.Introduction to Corporate Finance.The Objective in Corporate Finance.The Time Value of Money.Understanding Financial Statements.Value and Price: An Introduction.The Basics of Risk.INVESTMENT ANALYSIS.Estimating Hurdle Rates for Firms.Estimating Hurdle Rates for Projects.Estimating Earnings and Cash Flows on Projects.Investment Decision Rules.Investment Analysis with Inflation and Exchange Rate Risk.Project Interactions, Side Benefits, and Side Costs.Investments in Noncash Working Capital.Investments in Cash and Marketable Securities.Investment Returns and Corporate Strategy.THE FINANCING DECISION.An Overview of Financing Choices.The Financing Process.The Financing Mix: Tradeoffs on Theory.The Optimal Financing Mix.The Financing Mix and Choices.THE DIVIDEND DECISION.Dividend Policy.Analyzing Cash Returned to Stockholders.Beyond Cash Dividends: Buybacks, Spinoffs, and Divestitures.VALUATION.Valuation: Principles and Practice.Value Enhancement: Tools and Techniques.Acquisitions and Takeovers.THE LINK BETWEEN VALUATION AND CORPORATE FINANCE DECISIONS.Option Applications in Corporate Finance.Back to First Principles.Solutions to Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems.Index.