- DCF- Beta & Expected Return
Doing a DCF of a mature retail company and have a couple of questions if you guys could help me out. They involve inputs to the CAPM in computing WACC... The company's beta is not publicly available via free, public sources and I was curious if it ...
Forum topic - MacGruber - Jun 19 2014 - 10:10pm - 2 comments
- CAPM- Cost of Debt
Hello, I am currently in the middle of completing my Masters in corporate finance, and have come to a slight "roadblock" in terms of my Company valuation. In terms of background context, I am currently valuing a company on its 2004 IPO listing ...
Forum topic - Anon199121 - May 4 2014 - 5:19pm - 15 comments
- Notes for Technical Interview Questions
During a recent round of interviews with several banks, headhunters sent across a number of potential technical questions that they said I should be very comfortable with. However, through all of my interviews I was never actually asked any technical ...
Forum topic - Asia_i_Banker - Jan 9 2014 - 10:00pm - 40 comments
- What kind of WACC do you usually get?
Hi everyone. I am doing stock valuations for my own investment portfolio, but what is bothering me is the WACC calculation. I red Graham's book and a book with Buffets's "essays". They both suggest that beta is not a reliable indicator ...
Forum topic - iulian.baxan - Jan 26 2014 - 1:54pm - 5 comments
- Capital Asset Pricing Model and MPT Intro
Can anyone recommend a good text for introduction to CAPM and MPT for someone who is good with math but has little formal financial training? ...
Forum topic - IsaacNewtonImNot - Jul 26 2013 - 1:29pm - 2 comments
- Finance Hipsters
Morning Monkeys! I'd like to take a moment to discuss the growing multitude of "finance hipsters" and why they annoy the crap out of me. No, I'm not talking about hipsters who happen to work in finance, I'm talking about all these ...
Forum topic - mikesswimn - Nov 18 2012 - 7:38am - 28 comments
- Deleveraging and leveraging Beta in CAPM
Hi, I'm new here so apologies if this is in the wrong place. I was wondering why is it in the CAPM you have to delever and then lever the beta? And if someone could outline the process of how you would go about doing it? Thanks. ...
Forum topic - TKshadow777 - Sep 19 2013 - 9:05am - 1 comment
- How to use CAPM in a sluggish market?
a quick question- how to value a company using CAPM to caculate cost of equity of a bad market. Take China's Shanghai stock market as an example, the index decreased from 6,000 in 2007, to 3,000 in 2010, to 1,990 in 2012. we could not use a negative ...
Forum topic - Kemm - Nov 27 2012 - 6:16am - 7 comments
- Testing CAPM
Hi guys, I'm testing CAPM and Fama&French factors models but I got so much diverisfied portfolio that I don't know which proxy I should get. My portfolio (48 assets): 20- equity indices for industry and countries 10- fixed income 5- futures ...
Forum topic - Jessylox - Nov 17 2012 - 12:51pm - 3 comments
- What Is The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)?
The Capital Asset Pricing Model, or CAPM, is one of the most commonly used models for calculating the expected return on an asset and is used to price securities. The CAPM requires 3 data inputs: Beta of the asset (how much it moves relative to the market) ...
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