Financial Management: Theory and Practice (with Thomson ONE - Business School Edition 1-Year Printed Access Card) / Edition 12

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Written for and praised by students just like you, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: THEORY AND PRACTICE gives you relevant, practical, and easy-to-understand information covering all of the financial management topics you need to succeed in this course. Underlying theory is presented first in an accessible style and then followed by the practical application.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324422696
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/20/2007
  • Series: Available Titles CengageNOW Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 1104
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham has served as president of the Financial Management Association and has written many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas, and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy, and the RAND Corporation. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult, and complete research in addition to his academic writing. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska.

Dr. Michael C. Ehrhardt is a Professor in the Finance Department and is the Paul and Beverly Castagna Professor of Investments. He completed his undergraduate work in Civil Engineering at Swarthmore College. After working several years as an engineer, he earned his M.S. in Operations Research and Ph.D. in Finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Ehrhardt has taught extensively at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels in the areas of investments, corporate finance, and capital markets. He has directed and served on numerous dissertation committees and is a member of the team that developed and delivered the integrative first year of the MBA program. Dr. Ehrhardt teaches in Executive Education Programs and consults in the areas of corporate valuation, value-based compensation plans, financial aspects of supply-chain management, and the cost of capital. He has been awarded the Allen G. Keally Outstanding Teacher Award, the Tennessee Organization of MBA Students Outstanding Faculty member, the College of Business Administration Research & Teaching Award, and the John B. Ross Outstanding Teaching Award in the College of Business. Much of his research focuses on corporate valuation and asset pricing models, including pricing models for interest-rate sensitive instruments. His work has been published in numerous journals, including The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, The Financial Review, The Journal of Financial Research, and The Journal of Banking and Finance. He has also authored or co-authored several books addressing various areas of finance.

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Table of Contents

Part One: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. 1. An Overview of Financial Management and the Financial Environment. Web Extension 1A: A Closer Look at Markets: Securitization and Social Welfare. Web Extension 1B: An Overview of Derivatives. Web Extension 1C: A Closer Look at the Stock Markets. 2. Time Value of Money. Web Extension 2A: Continuous Compounding. Web Extension 2B: The Tabular Approach. 3. Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes. Web Extension 3A: The Federal Income Tax System for Individuals. 4. Analysis of Financial Statements. Part Two: SECURITIES AND THEIR VALUATION. 5. Bonds, Bond Valuation, and Interest Rates. Web Extension 5A: A Closer Look at Zero Coupon Bonds. Web Extension 5B: A Closer Look at TIPS: Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities. Web Extension 5C: A Closer Look at Bankruptcy and Reorganization. Web Extension 5D: A Closer Look at Bond Risk: Duration. Web Extension 5E: The Pure Expectations Theory and Estimation of Forward Rates. 6. Risk, Return, and the Capital Asset Pricing Model. Web Extension 6A: Continuous Probability Distributions. Web Extension 6B: Estimating Beta with a Financial Calculator. 7. Portfolio Theory and Other Asset Pricing Models. 8. Stocks, Stock Valuation, and Stock Market Equilibrium. Web Extension 8A: Derivation of Valuation Equations. 9. Financial Options and Applications in Corporate Finance. Web Extension 9A: The Binomial Approach. Part Three: PROJECTS AND THEIR VALUATION. 10. The Cost of Capital. Web Extension 10A: The Divisional Cost of Capital. Web Extension 10B: Estimating Growth Rates. Web Extension 10C: The Cost of Equity in the Nonconstant Dividend Growth Model. Web Extension 10D: New Equity Issues and the Marginal WACC. 11. The Basics of Capital Budgeting: Evaluating Cash Flows. Web Extension 11A: The Accounting Rate of Return (ARR). 12. Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis. Web Extension 12A: Replacement Project Analysis. Web Extension 12B: The Risk-Adjusted Project Cost of Capital. 13. Decision Trees, Real Options, and Other Capital Budgeting Topics. Web Extension 13A: The Abandonment Real Option. Web Extension 13B: Risk-Neutral Valuation. Part Four: CORPORATE VALUATION AND GOVERNANCE. 14. Financial Planning and Forecasting Financial Statements. Web Extension 14A: Financing Feedbacks. Web Extension 14B: Advanced Techniques for Forecasting Financial Statement Accounts. 15. Corporate Valuation, Value-Based Management, and Corporate Governance. Part Five: STRATEGIC FINANCING. 16. Capital Structure Decisions: The Basics. Web Extension 16A: Degree of Leverage. 17. Capital Structure Decisions: Extensions. 18. Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchases. Part Six: TACTICAL FINANCIAL DECISION. 19. Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking, and Financial Restructuring. Web Extension 19A: Rights Offerings. 20. Lease Financing. Web Extension 20A: Percentage Cost Analysis. Web Extension 20B: Leasing Feedback. Web Extension 20C: Leveraged Leases. 21. Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Warrants, and Convertibles. Web Extension 21A: Calling Convertible Issues. Part Seven: SPECIAL TOPICS. 22. Working Capital Management. Web Extension 22A: Secured Short-Term Financing. 23. Derivatives and Risk Management. Web Extension 23A: Risk Management with Insurance. Web Extension 23B: Bond Portfolio Immunization. 24. Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and Liquidation. Web Extension 24A: Multiple Discriminant Analysis. 25. Mergers, LBOs, Divestitures, and Holding Companies. Web Extension 25A: Comparison of Alternative Valuation Models. 26. Multinational Financial Management. WEB CHAPTERS. 27. Providing and Obtaining Credit. 28. Advanced Issues in Cash Management and Inventory Control. 29. Pension Plan Management. 30. Financial Management in Not-for-Profit Businesses.

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