Seminar paper from the year 2014 in the subject Business economics - Operations Research, grade: 1,7, Nordakademie University, course: Business Valuation and Analysis, language: English, abstract: Estimation of the cost of equity capital for Rolls-Royce plc using the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), the Market Derived Pricing Model (MCPM) and the Dividend Valuation Model (DVM). Comment on the potential sources of error in the estimate and reasons why the three models give different results. Analysis of the financial accounts as at year end 31 December 2013 noting the five most important financial issues faced by the company and how they are being resolved by the company Forecast of the revenues for the next five years for Rolls Royce using the most up to date information available relevant to the company. Forecast of the earnings per share and dividend per share for Rolls Royce assuming dividends grow at 8% per annum and using the equity cost of capital from chapter 1. Estimation of the equity share value of the company. Estimation of the value of an 'at the money' call option for Rolls Royce using the Black & Scholes Option Pricing Model.