With the same contemporary approach and dynamic examples that made previous editions so popular, this fully revised Fourteenth Edition of FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT continues to provide students with a focused understanding of today's corporate finance and financial management. This market-leading text offers a unique balance of clear concepts, contemporary theory, and practical applications in order to help students understand the concepts and reasons behind corporate budgeting, financing, working capital decision making, forecasting, valuation, and Time Value of Money (TVM). Offering the most cutting-edge coverage available, the Fourteenth Edition includes discussions of the federal debt, the ongoing recovery of financial markets, and the European debt crisis. Numerous practical examples, 'Quick Questions', Blueprint Problems, problem-solving tutorials, and Integrated Cases demonstrate theory in action. A comprehensive support package--prepared by the text authors--connects closely with the book to reduce preparation time and reinforce students understanding. You can also engage your students with a variety of digital tools, including updated Excelï½ spreadsheets models; a new interactive eReader; and a learning solution that takes into account that your course is so much more than homework: MindTap' for Finance.
Part I: INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. 1. An Overview of Financial Management. 2. Financial Markets and Institutions. Part II: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS IN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. 3. Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes. 4. Analysis of Financial Statements. Web Appendix 4A: Common Size and Percent Change Analyses. 5. Time Value of Money. Web Appendix 5A: Continuous Compounding and Discounting. Web Appendix 5B: Growing Annuities. Part III: FINANCIAL ASSETS. 6. Interest Rates. 7. Bonds and Their Valuation. Web Appendix 7A: Zero Coupon Bonds. Web Appendix 7B: Bond Risk and Duration. Web Appendix 7C: Bankruptcy and Reorganization. 8. Risk and Rates of Return. Web Appendix 8A: Calculating Beta Coefficients. 9. Stocks and Their Valuation. Appendix 9A: Stock Market Equilibrium. Part IV: INVESTING IN LONG-TERM ASSETS: CAPITAL BUDGETING. 10. The Cost of Capital. Web Appendix 10A: The Cost of New Common Stock and WACC. 11. The Basics of Capital Budgeting. 12. Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis. Appendix 12A: Tax Depreciation. Web Appendix 12B: Refunding Operations. Web Appendix 12C: Using the CAPM to Estimate the Risk-Adjusted Cost of Capital. Web Appendix 12D: Techniques for Measuring Beta Risk. Web Appendix 12E: Comparing Mutually Exclusive Projects with Unequal Lives. Web Appendix 12F: Real Options: Investment Timing, Growth, and Flexibility. 13. Real Options and Other Topics in Capital Budgeting. Part V: CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND DIVIDEND POLICY. 14. Capital Structure and Leverage. Web Appendix 14A: Degree of Leverage. 15. Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Share Repurchases. Web Appendix 15A: An Example: The Residual Dividend Model. Part VI: WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, FORECASTING, AND MULTINATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. 16. Working Capital Management. Web Appendix 16A: Inventory Management. Web Appendix 16B: Short-Term Loans and Bank Financing. 17. Financial Planning and Forecasting. Web Appendix 17A: Forecasting Financial Requirements When Financial Ratios Change. Part VII: Special Topics in Financial Management. 18. Derivatives and Risk Management. Appendix 18A: Valuation of Put Options. 19. Multinational Financial Management. 20. Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Leasing, Warrants, and Convertibles. 21. Mergers and Acquisitions. Web Appendix 21A: Merger Regulation. Web Appendix 21B: Holding Companies. Appendix A: Solutions to Self-Test Questions and Problems. Appendix B: Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Problems. Appendix C: Selected Equations and Tables.
Series: Finance Titles in the Brigham/Houston Family
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 832
Published: 1st January 2015
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.4 x 22.4
Weight (kg): 1.7
Edition Number: 14
Edition Type: Revised