Financial Accounting: The Impact on Decision Makers / Edition 3

Financial Accounting: The Impact on Decision Makers / Edition 3

by Gary A. Porter, Curtis L. Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0030319684

ISBN-13: 9780030319686

Pub. Date: 06/19/2000

Publisher: South-Western

Porter and Norton's real-world approach in FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: THE IMPACT ON DECISION MAKERS, Sixth Edition, gives you an up-close perspective on how accounting truly affects businesses today. You will explore an appropriate "focus company" with each chapter, applying accounting principles in the context of that company's specific financial information and

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Porter and Norton's real-world approach in FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: THE IMPACT ON DECISION MAKERS, Sixth Edition, gives you an up-close perspective on how accounting truly affects businesses today. You will explore an appropriate "focus company" with each chapter, applying accounting principles in the context of that company's specific financial information and business strategy, giving you the real-world experience with financial data you need to succeed in business. Further, Porter and Norton's student-friendly, step-by-step decision framework guides you through a 6-step process on how to effectively use financial information early in the course, laying a stronger foundation for the more complex concepts to follow. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: THE IMPACT ON DECISION MAKERS, Sixth Edition, goes beyond typical texts that drill students on the numbers and procedures to address additional important issues, such as ethical dilemmas in business decisions and alternate terms you may encounter in the business world.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030319686
Publisher:
South-Western
Publication date:
06/19/2000
Series:
Accounting Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. IIntroduction to Financial Mrnagement1
Ch. 1An Overview of Financial Management3
Ch. 2Analysis of Financial Statements33
Appendix 2A: Statement of Cash Flows82
Ch. 3The Financial Environment: Markets, Institutions, Interest Rates, and Taxes87
Pt. IIFundamental Concept in Financial Management143
Ch. 4Risk and Rates of Return145
Appendix 4A: Calculating Beta Coefficients187
Ch. 5Time Value of Money193
Appendix 5A: Continuous Compounding and Discounting239
Ch. 6Bond and Stock Valuation241
Pt. IIIStrategic Long-Term Investment Decisions: Capital Budgeting295
Ch. 7The Cost of Capital297
Ch. 8The Basics of Capital Budgeting337
Ch. 9Cash Flow Estimation ad Other Topics in Capital Budgeting375
Appendix 9A: Depreciation400
Ch. 10Risk Analysis and the Optimal Capital Budget405
Appendix 10A: Capital Rationing438
Pt. IVStrategic Long-Term Financing Decisions443
Ch. 11Capital Structure and Leverage445
Ch. 12Dividend Policy495
Ch. 13Common Stock and the Investment Banking Process531
Ch. 14Long-Term Debt567
Appendix 14A: Bankruptcy and Reorganization603
Appendix 14B: Refunding Operations611
Ch. 15Hybrid Finacing: Preferred Stock, Leasing, and Options619
Pt. VFinancial Planning and Working Capital Management661
Ch. 16Finacial Forecasting663
Ch. 17Working Capital Policy and Short-Term Credit697
Appendix 17A: Secured Short-Term Financing744
Ch. 18Cash and Marketable Securities753
Ch. 19Accounts Receivable and Inventory791
Pt. VIIntegrated Topics in Financial Management837
Ch. 20Mergers, Divestitures, Holding Companies, and LBOs839
Ch. 21Multinational Finacial Maagement873
Appendix A: Mathematical TablesA-1
Appendix B: Solutions to Self-Test ProblemsB-1
Appendix C: Answers to End-of-Chapter ProblemsC-1
Appendix D: Selected Equations and DataD-1

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