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The Weighted-Average Cost of Capital and Company Valuation


After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Calculate a firm's capital structure.


  2. Estimate the required rates of return on the securities issued by the firm.


  3. Calculate the weighted-average cost of capital.


  4. Understand when the weighted-average cost of capital is—or isn't—the appropriate discount rate for a new project.


  5. Use the weighted-average cost of capital to value a business given forecasts of its future cash flows.










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