Essentials of Corporate Finance / Edition 2

Essentials of Corporate Finance / Edition 2

by Stephen A. Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0256261970

ISBN-13: 9780256261974

Pub. Date: 08/28/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Essentials of Corporate Finance, 5/e by Ross, Westerfield, and Jordan is written to convey the most important concepts and principles of corporate finance at a level that is approachable for a wide audience. The authors retain their modern approach to finance, but have distilled the subject down to the essential topics in 18 chapters. They believe that understanding…  See more details below

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Essentials of Corporate Finance, 5/e by Ross, Westerfield, and Jordan is written to convey the most important concepts and principles of corporate finance at a level that is approachable for a wide audience. The authors retain their modern approach to finance, but have distilled the subject down to the essential topics in 18 chapters. They believe that understanding the “why” is just as important, if not more so, than understanding the “how,” especially in an introductory course. Three basic themes emerge as their central focus:1.
An emphasis on intuition—separate and explain the principles at work on a common sense, intuitive level before launching into specifics. Underlying ideas are discussed first in general terms, then followed by specific examples that illustrate in more concrete terms how a financial manager might proceed in a given situation.2.
A unified valuation approach—Net Present Value is treated as the basic concept underlying corporate finance. Every subject the authors cover is firmly rooted in valuation, and care is taken to explain how decisions have valuation effects.3.
A managerial focus—Students learn that financial management concerns management. The role of financial manager as decision maker is emphasized and they stress the need for managerial input and judgment.

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ISBN-13:
9780256261974
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to financial management
Ch. 2Financial statements, taxes, and cash flow
Ch. 3Working with financial statements
Ch. 4Introduction to valuation : the time value of money
Ch. 5Discounted cash flow valuation
Ch. 6Interest rates and bond valuation
Ch. 7Equity markets and stock valuation
Ch. 8New present value and other investment criteria
Ch. 9Making capital investment decisions
Ch. 10Some lessons from capital market history
Ch. 11Risk and return
Ch. 12Cost of capital
Ch. 13Leverage and capital structure
Ch. 14Dividends and dividend policy
Ch. 15Raising capital
Ch. 16Short-team financial planning
Ch. 17Working capital management
Ch. 18International aspects of financial management

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