Foundations of Financial Management + Self Study Software + Etext + Powerweb / Edition 9

Foundations of Financial Management + Self Study Software + Etext + Powerweb / Edition 9

by Stanley B. Block
     
 

This highly successful undergraduate corporate finance text is recognized for its tradition as the best corporate finance textbook at teaching finance. Block and Hirt's approach focuses on pedagogy and how students learn. With the Ninth edition,the authors' careful writing style and step-by-step explanations make the text easy to understand. They also have… See more details below

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This highly successful undergraduate corporate finance text is recognized for its tradition as the best corporate finance textbook at teaching finance. Block and Hirt's approach focuses on pedagogy and how students learn. With the Ninth edition,the authors' careful writing style and step-by-step explanations make the text easy to understand. They also have presented a strong real world emphasis throughout this new edition. Not only will students find real-world emphasis in text examples using "hot" companies recently mentioned in the business press,but there are also Finance-In-Action boxed readings that give an in-depth look at real business decisions,and consistent placement of real company logos in the text's margins. The Ninth edition continues to present a simple and understandable story of finance for students. All of these features come together to present a comprehensive story of finance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072476538
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.25(d)

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1Introduction
1The Goals and Functions of Financial Management5
Pt. 2Financial Analysis and Planning
2Review of Accounting22
3Financial Analysis51
4Financial Forecasting81
5Operating and Financial Leverage107
Pt. 3Working Capital Management
6Working Capital and the Financing Decision137
7Current Asset Management169
8Sources of Short-Term Financing201
Pt. 4The Capital Budgeting Process
9The Time Value of Money231
10Valuation and Rates of Return261
11Cost of Capital297
12The Capital Budgeting Decision345
13Risk and Capital Budgeting381
Pt. 5Long-Term Financing
14Capital Markets415
15Investment Banking: Public and Private Placement439
16Long-Term Debt and Lease Financing465
17Common and Preferred Stock Financing505
18Dividend Policy and Retained Earnings533
19Convertibles and Warrants559
Pt. 6Expanding the Perspective of Corporate Finance
20External Growth through Mergers585
21International Financial Management619
Appendixes655
Glossary667
Index687

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