Now readers can master their Excel 2010 skills while establishing a strong understanding of contemporary corporate finance. Mayes/Shank's FINANCIAL ANALYSIS WITH MICROSOFT EXCEL 2010, 6E shows today's reader how to tap into some of Excel 2010's most powerful tools to solve real financial problems. The book's solid content addresses today's most important corporate finance topics, including financial statements, budgets, the Market Security Line, pro forma statements, cost of capital, equities, and debt. This edition now covers Excel tables, pivot tables and pivot charts and other areas that have become increasingly important to today's employers. The book's reader-friendly, self-directed learning approach and numerous study tools help readers build upon basic skills for the Excel 2010 proficiency and the solid finance knowledge business professionals need for success.
Timothy R. Mayes serves as finance professor at Metropolitan State College of Denver. He holds a B.S. and B.A. in Finance and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Central Florida. His research interests include portfolio performance analysis and reporting, portfolio theory, derivatives, and, of course, the use of spreadsheets in financial education.
Todd M. Shank is Associate Dean and M.B.A. Director of the Robert B. Pamplin, Jr. School of Business Administration at the University of Portland in Oregon. In the spring of 2003, he served as a Fulbright Lecturer in China, where he taught corporate financial management in the graduate school at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou. Dr. Shank received his Ph.D. from Central Florida. He has worked for the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Comptroller of the Currency as a banking regulator and has been teaching, consulting, and writing for more than 25 years. During that time, he has served on the faculties of three universities, published two textbooks and academic articles in numerous journals, including American Business Review, Global Business and Finance Review, Journal of Foreign Exchange and International Finance, and the Journal of Financial Education. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the University's Teacher of the Year and the Pamplin School's Best Graduate Professor. He also serves on several national panels that promote technological applications in business education.
1. Introduction to EXCEL 2010. 2. The Basic Financial Statements. 3. The Cash Budget. 4. Financial Statement Analysis Tools. 5. Financial Forecasting. 6. Break-Even and Leverage Analysis. 7. The Time Value of Money. 8. Common Stock Valuation. 9. Bond Valuation. 10. The Cost of Capital. 11. Capital Budgeting. 12. Risk and Capital Budgeting. 13. Portfolio Statistics and Diversification. 14. Writing User-Defined Functions with VBA. 15. Analyzing Datasets with Tables and Pivot Tables.
Many of the problems listed in the book do give explanations how to do the probems. It expects you to take a 'leap of faith' and hope you come up with the right answer. This starts being very apparent starting with chapter 7.
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