Security Valuation and Risk Analysis: Assessing Value in Investment Decision-Making: Assessing…

Hardcover | November 10, 2010

byCFA, Kenneth Hackel

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A superior new replacement to traditional discounted cash flow valuation models

Executives and corporate finance practitioners now have a more reliable discount rate to value companies and make important business and investment decisions. In today's market, it’s free cash flow, cost of capital and return on invested capital that really matters, and now there's a superior tool to help analyze these metrics—Security Valuation and Risk Analysis.

In this pioneering book, valuation authority Kenneth Hackel presents his next-generation methodology for placing a confident value on an enterprise and identifying discrepancies in value—a system that will provide even themost well-informed investor with an important competitive advantage.

At the core of Security Valuation and Risk Analysis is Hackel's successful credit model fordetermining an accurate fair value and reliable discount rate for a company. Using free cash flow as the basis for evaluating return on invested capital is the most effective method for determining value. Hackel takes you step by step through years of compelling evidence thatshows how his method has earned outsized returns and helped turn around companies that were heading toward failure.

Whether used for corporate portfolio strategy,acquisitions, or performance management, the tools presented in Security Valuation and Risk Analysis are unmatched in their accuracy and reliability. Reading through this informative book, you'll discover how to:

  • Take advantage of early warning signs related to cash flow and credit metrics
  • Estimate the cost of equity capital from which free cash flows are discounted
  • Identify where management can free up resources by using a better definition of free cash flow

    Security Valuation and Risk Analysis provides acomplete education on cash flow and credit, from how traditional analysts value a company and spot market mispricing (and why many of those traditional methods are obsolete) to working with the most recent financial innovations, including derivatives, special purposeentities, pensions, and more.

    Security Valuation and Risk Analysis is youranswer to a credit market gone bad, from an expert who knows bad credit from good.

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A superior new replacement to traditional discounted cash flow valuation modelsExecutives and corporate finance practitioners now have a more reliable discount rate to value companies and make important business and investment decisions. In today's market, it’s free cash flow, cost of capital and return on invested capital that really ...

Kenneth S. Hackel is president of CT Capital LLC, an investment advisory firm, and founder and past president of Systematic Financial Management, Inc. An internationally recognized expert in security analysis, he has managed the nation's leading mutual fund, a very successful investment advisory firm, and has consulted and written on m...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:614 pages, 9.5 × 7.7 × 1.79 inPublished:November 10, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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