Overview: Foundations of Financial Management is a proven and successful text recognized for its excellent writing style and step-by-step explanations to make the content relevant and easy to understand. The text's approach focuses on the "nuts and bolts" of finance with clear and thorough treatment of concepts and applications. There is a strong real-world emphasis presented throughout. This edition represents the 25th anniversary of the text. Through 25 years, this text has definitely stood the test of time due to the authors' commitment to quality revisions. Block and Hirt know what works and what doesn't work for students, and they have consistently maintained a high quality textbook that is responsive to the demands of the marketplace. This edition is no exception.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents:Part 1. Introduction 1. The Goals and Functions of Financial Management Part 2. Financial Analysis and Planning 2. Review of Accounting 3. Financial Analysis 4. Financial Forecasting 5. Operating and Financial Leverage Part 3. Working Capital Management 6. Working Capital and the Financing Decision 7. Current Asset Management 8. Sources of Short-Term Financing Part 4. The Capital Budgeting Process 9. The Time Value of Money 10. Valuation and Rates of Return 11. Cost of Capital 12. The Capital Budgeting Decision 13. Risk and Capital Budgeting Part 5. Long-Term Financing 14. Capital Markets 15. Investment Banking: Public and Private Placement 16. Long-Term Debt and Lease Financing 17. Common and Preferred Stock Financing 18. Dividend Policy and Retained Earnings 19. Convertibles and Derivative Securities Part 6. Expanding the Perspective of Corporate Finance 20. External Growth through Mergers 21. International Financial Management