Is there a publicly listed firm out there that's possible to value by beginner like myself (I've done some DCF modeling)?
I'm guessing firms with a lot of accurate information out in the public are the easiest but what would they be? IBM? Coca Cola?
Easy Firm Valuation
Source: A Tangled Web of Values
The simplest firms to value for states would probably be industrial companies or consumer companies. Less complex companies will be the easiest to examine. Here's a quick list of qualifiers for a "simpler" company
- Consumer or industrial
- Stable cash flow
- Minimal, consistent capital expenditures
- Simple capital structure
- Companies with minimal verticals
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