Essentials of Managerial Finance

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Dryden Press, Jan 1, 1977 - Corporations - 617 pages
Topical coverage designed for the first financial management course. Introductory chapters discuss the basic concepts, including accounting statements, security markets, interest rates, taxes, risk analysis, time value of money, and the basics of security valuation. Subsequent chapters explain how financial managers can help maximize their firms' values by improving decisions in such areas as working capital management, capital budgeting, and choice of capital structure. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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This 1974 book was designed for use in introductory finance courses. The primary focus is on stockholder wealth maximization. A secondary focus reveals how corporate financial decisions affect society and the economy at large. Read full review


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J. Fred Weston, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus Recalled of Managerial Economics and Finance at the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. Since 1968, he has been Director of the UCLA Research Program on Takeovers and Restructuring.

Samuel C. Weaver, Ph.D., is associate professor of finance at Lehigh University, where he formerly served as the Theodore A. Lauer Adjunct Professor of Finance. He is a veteran of over 100 acquisition valuations and numerous other restructuring activities.

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