Damodaran on Valuation: Security Analysis for Investment and Corporate Finance

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 13, 2011 - Business & Economics - 696 pages
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"Aswath Damodaran is simply the best valuation teacher around. If you are interested in the theory or practice of valuation, you should have Damodaran on Valuation on your bookshelf. You can bet that I do."
-- Michael J. Mauboussin, Chief Investment Strategist, Legg Mason Capital Management and author of More Than You Know: Finding Financial Wisdom in Unconventional Places

In order to be a successful CEO, corporate strategist, or analyst, understanding the valuation process is a necessity. The second edition of Damodaran on Valuation stands out as the most reliable book for answering many of today?s critical valuation questions. Completely revised and updated, this edition is the ideal book on valuation for CEOs and corporate strategists. You'll gain an understanding of the vitality of today?s valuation models and develop the acumen needed for the most complex and subtle valuation scenarios you will face.

 

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Contents

Preface
Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
Measuring Cash Flows
Forecasting Cash Flows
Equity Discounted Cash Flow Models
Firm Valuation Models
Relative Valuation
Equity Multiples
Employee Equity Options and Compensation
The Value of Intangibles
The Value of Control
Option Pricing Models
The Value of Liquidity
The Value of Synergy
The Value of Transparency
Standard Poors Transparency and Disclosure

Value Multiples
Loose Ends in Valuation
Industry Averages Cash RatiosJanuary 2005
The Cost of Distress
Closing Thoughts
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

ASWATH DAMODARAN is Professor of Finance at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding teaching, including New York University's Distinguished Teaching Award. He has also been named one of the nation's top business school teachers by BusinessWeek. Damodaran conducts training courses in corporate finance and valuation at many leading investment banks. He is the author of numerous leading finance books, including the first edition of Damodaran on Valuation, Investment Valuation, Corporate Finance, Investment Management, Investment Philosophies, and Applied Corporate Finance, all published by Wiley.

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