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FIN 340 Valuation of the Firm

Course Description: This course deals with the valuation of the levered firm. A significant part of the course will be devoted to learning the technique of discounted cash flow valuation of a firm which is financed with a variety of financial instruments, primarily common stocks and long term debt. Students will learn about the techniques of forecasting future cash flows based on fundamental analysis, macro-economic analysis, and industry characteristics. The course will also examine the valuation of corporate leases, and employee stock option plans. The technique of Economic Value Added (EVA) will be examined.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall and Spring, PL: Fall

Credits

3 credits

Prerequisite

FIN 320 Minimum Grade of D or FIN 220 Minimum Grade of D