Comprising seven informative sections, Financial Management and Analysis, Second Edition offers a comprehensive introduction to the concepts, tools, and applications of finance. You’ll be introduced to a variety of essential financial issues such as:
- The basics of finance, including the objective of financial management, valuation principles, and the relationship between risk and return
- Long–term investment management (aka capital budgeting), the management of long–term sources of funds, and working capital management
- Financial statement analysis, including financial ratio analysis, earnings analysis, and cash flow analysis
- Considerations in international finance management, borrowing via structured financial transactions, project financing, equipment leasing, and financial planning strategies
Filled with expert advice, real–world examples, and useful charts and graphs, Financial Management and Analysis, Second Edition will help you develop the skill set necessary to deal with the important financial problems you’ll encounter in today’s business world.
About the Authors.
PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Financial Management and Analysis.
Chapter 2. Securities and Markets.
Chapter 3. Financial Institutions and the Cost of Money.
Chapter 4. Introduction to Derivatives.
Chapter 5. Taxation.
Chapter 6. Financial Statements.
Chapter 7. Mathematics of Finance.
PART TWO: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF VALUATION.
Chapter 8. Principles of Asset Valuation and Investment Returns.
Chapter 9. Valuation of Securities and Options.
Chapter 10. Risk and Expected Return.
Chapter 11. The Cost of Capital.
PART THREE: LONG–TERM INVESTMENT DECISIONS.
Chapter 12. Capital Budgeting: Cash Flows.
Chapter 13. Capital Budgeting Techniques.
Chapter 14. Capital Budgeting and Risk.
PART FOUR: FINANCING DECISIONS.
Chapter 15. Intermediate and Long–Term Debt.
Chapter 16. Common Stock.
Chapter 17. Preferred Stock.
Chapter 18. Capital Structure.
PART FIVE: MANAGING WORKING CAPITAL.
Chapter 19. Management of Cash and Marketable Securities.
Chapter 20. Management of Receivables and Inventory.
Chapter 21. Management of Short–Term Financing.
PART SIX: FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS.
Chapter 22. Financial Ratio Analysis.
Chapter 23. Earnings Analysis.
Chapter 24. Cash Flow Analysis.
PART SEVEN: SELECTED TOPICS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.
Chapter 25. International Financial Management.
Chapter 26. Borrowing Via Structured Finance Transactions.
Chapter 27. Equipment Leasing.
Chapter 28. Project Financing.
Chapter 29. Strategy and Financial Planning.
Appendix: Black–Scholes Option Pricing Model.