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## Discounted Cash Flow

discounted cash flow (DCF In finance, discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis is a method of valuing a project, company, or asset using the concepts of the time value of money. All future cash flows are estimated and discounted to give their present values (PVs) — the sum of all future cash flows, both incoming and outgoing, is the net present value (NPV), which is taken as the value or price of the cash flows in question. Using DCF analysis to compute the NPV takes as input cash flows and a discount

## Using Discounted Cash Flow

Introduction This assignment is to analyse and discuss the use of Discounted Cash Flow "DCF" to value Henkel AG. Discounted Cash Flow Valuation is based upon the notion that the value of an asset is the present value of the expected cash flows on that asset, discounted at a rate that reflects the riskiness of those cash flows. Specify whether the following statements about discounted cash flow valuation are true or false, assuming that all variables are constant except for the variable discussed

## Discounted Cash Flow (Dcf) Analysis

unlevered free cash flows Discounting to reflect stub year and mid-year adjustment Terminal value using growth in perpetuity approach Terminal value using exit multiple approach Calculating net debt Shares outstanding using the treasury stock method Modeling the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) Sensitivity analysis using data tables Modeling synergies ***************************** SAMPLE PAGES FROM TUTORIAL GUIDE *****************************

## Cost of Capital Using Discounted Cash Flow Approach

In finance, the discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis is a method of valuing a project, company or asset using the concepts of time value of money (Wikipedia, 2004). Three inputs are required to use the DCF, also called dividend-yield-plus-growth-rate approach, include: the current stock price, the current dividend, and the marginal investor’s expected dividend growth rate. The stock price and the dividend are east to obtain, but the expected growth rate is difficult to estimate (Ehrhardt & Brigham

## The Practical Application of Discounted Cash-Flow Based Valuation Methods

Title: THE PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF DISCOUNTED CASH-FLOW BASED VALUATION METHODS Publication: Studia Universitatis Babes Bolyai – Oeconomica, LII, 2/2007 Author Name: Takács, András; Language: English Subject: Economy Issue: 2/2007 Page Range: 13-28 Summary: Valuation methods based on Discounted Cash-Flow (DCF) play a major role in the field of company valuation. The current literature contains a reasonably deep and detailed theoretical basis for DCFbased valuation, although, when starting to

## Discounted Cash Flow Analysis - Empirical Study

An empirical study of the discounted cash flow model Martin Edsinger1, Christian Stenberg2 June 2008 Master’s thesis in Accounting and Financial Management Stockholm School of Economics Abstract The purpose of this thesis is to compare the practical use of the DCF model with the theoretical recommendations. The empirical study is based on eight different DCF models performed by American, European and Nordic investment banks on the Swedish retail company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M). These models

## TUTORIAL 7 – Discounted Cash Flow Valuation I

TUTORIAL 7 – Discounted Cash Flow Valuation I {Ross chapter 5: Critical thinking 1; Questions 4, 5, 7} Critical Thinking Question 5.1 – Annuity Period As you increase the length of time involved, what happen to the present value of an annuity? What happens to the future value? -duration increase, present value decrease (indirect relationship) -duration increase future value increase (direct relationship) -Assuming positive cash flow and a positive interest rate, both the present and the future

## Capital Asset Pricing Model (Capm) Versus the Discounted Cash Flows Method

Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) Versus the Discounted Cash Flows Method Managerial Analysis/BUSN 602 Capital asset pricing model or CAPM is a financial model that measures the risk premium inherent in equity investments like common stocks while Discounted Cash Flow or DCF compares the cost of an investment with the present value of future cash flows generated by the investment with the mindset being that if the cash flow is positive, then the investment is good. Generally speaking, CAPM is

## Concepts of Business Valuation – Critical Review of the Discounted Cash Flow (Dcf) Analysis and Its Applicability in Today’s Business World

the Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis and its applicability in today’s business world SEMINAR PAPER Table of contents page 1. Introduction...............................................................................................................3 1.1 1.2 2. The importance of business valuation ..................................................................3 Key indicators covered in this seminar paper .......................................................4 The Discounted Cash Flow

## Discounted Cash Flow Techniques

Chapter 7 – Discounted Cash Flow Techniques page 247 A brief tutorial on Excel financial functions (problems to follow) You may find the following Excel, built-in financial functions helpful when analyzing the problems below. (To access these functions, select Insert, Functions, and choose Financial.) =PV(rate, nper, pmt, fv, type) returns the present value of a series of cash flows. =FV(rate, nper, pmt, pv, type) returns the future value of a series of cash flows. =PMT(rate