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# Equity+Valuation - Equity Valuation Reading Chapter 18 1...

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1 Equity Valuation Reading: Chapter 18

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2 Keys to Fundamental Valuation of Common Stocks Cash flows to shareholders (dividends) Required rate of return Determined by Economy’s risk-free rate of return (including expected rate of inflation during the holding period) + Risk premium determined by the uncertainty of returns (risk) Asset pricing models: CAPM, APT, etc.
3 Intrinsic Value vs. Market Price Fundamental analysis of equity valuation attempts to establish an intrinsic value and identify good investment opportunities Caveat : intrinsic value is subjective and not directly observable An example: Carolina Ventures Inc. is currently selling at \$38/share. It is expected to pay \$2/share dividends next year and to sell at \$44 a year later. The stock risk has been evaluated to have b = 1.2. Is this stock a good buy? The expected return on S&P is 12% and the risk-free rate is 5%.

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4 Intrinsic Value vs Market Price Required return by CAPM: Another way to look at it
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