Foundations of Corporate Finance / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Cengage Learning
Presents the fundamentals of finance in a fresh and innovative fashion, concentrating only on core topics and avoiding unnecessary mathematics. Foundations utilizes a financial balance sheet framework with a decided emphasis on valuation, the cornerstone of modern finance.
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About the Author
Kent A. Hickman is an associate professor at Gonzaga University. He earned a Ph.D. in finance at Washington State University after completing an M.S. in applied statistics at the University of Northern Colorado. His B.A. in mathematics is from California State University at San Bernardino. Before pursuing a doctorate, Professor Hickman worked for five years as an investment analyst.
Hugh O. Hunter is a professor of finance at San Diego State University, where he has won an outstanding faculty award. Professor Hunter earned a D.B.A. at the University of Southern California and a MBA from California State University at Long Beach. Prior to twenty years as a university professor, Dr. Hunter spent four years in the aerospace industry and served in the U.S. Army.
John W. Byrd is a business consultant based in Durango, Colorado, where he also teaches at Ft. Lewis College. A former full-time finance professor and Outward Bound program director, Dr. Byrd has consulting agreements with several NYSE corporations. Dr. Byrd's Ph.D. is from the University of Oregon, his MPPM is from Yale University, and he earned a BA in mathematics from Ft. Lewis College.
Table of Contents
1. A Financial Model of the Corporation. 2. The Effect of Markets and Government on the Firm. 3. Value: The Cornerstone of Finance. 4. Estimating Cash Flows. 5. Time is Money. 6. Time Value Applications: Security Valuation and Expected Returns. 7. Risk and Return in the Capital Markets. 8. Required Rates of Return in the Capital Market. 9. Corporate Investments. 10. Estimating the Discount Rate for Use in Capital Budgeting. 11. Risk, Inflation, and the Corporate Capital Budget. 12. Capital Structure: Right-Hand Side Decisions and the Value of the Firm. 13. Dividend Policy: Distributions to Shareholders. 14. Managing Corporate Liquidity. 15. Financial Analysis: Evaluation of Corporate Performance. 16. Corporate Restructuring: An Application of Financial Tools. 17. The Journey Through Corporate Finance.