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The most up-to-date guide available for designing, building, and implementing valuation projection models

This updated and augmented second edition of Building Financial Models provides a state-of-the-art method for creating projection models that will accurately determine a company's valuation today and its earnings and profits tomorrow.

Complete with brand new material on discounted cash flow (DCF) modeling and an accompanying website with example spreadsheets, Building Financial Models is the most comprehensive guide to real-world projection modeling available.

Globally recognized by accounting and finance professionals for its proven step-by-step approach, this hands-on road map to projection model design and implementation features:

  • An overview of projection models--what they are, how they are used, and how they vary between industries
  • In-depth explanations of the accounting and finance concepts that underpin working financial models
  • Detailed directions for using spreadsheet software to create dynamically powerful financial models
  • Clear strategies for producing and using a projection model that allows the user to change inputs quickly for sensitivity testing

Building Financial Models is a single, go-to resource that offers unparalleled depth of coverage and breadth of topic.

Get started on Building Financial Models now to develop the skills you need to stay competitive in today's corporate finance arena.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071608893
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/27/2009
  • Series: [Irwin Library of Investment and Finance]
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 373,951
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

John S. Tjia is a founding partner of TMG Associates, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in financial modeling for corporate finance. A former vice president at JPMorgan Chase, he has taught modeling and valuation classes to hundreds of analysts and associates.
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Table of Contents

1. A Financial Projection Model
2. Best Practices in Modeling
3. Starting Out
4. Your Model-Building Toolbox: F Keys and Ranges
5. Your Model Building Toolbox: Functions
6. The Role of Cash in Modeling
7. Balancing the Balance Sheet
8. Income Statement and Balance Sheet Accounts
9. Putting Everything Together
10. The IS and BS Output Sheets
11. The CF sheet
12. Ratios: Key Performance Indicators
13. Forecasting Guidelines
14. The Cash Sweep
15. The Cash Flow Variation for Cash Sweep
16. Recording macros
17. Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
18. On-screen controls
19. Bells and whistles
20. Writing a macro in visual basic for applications
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