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ACCTG 855 - Financial Statement Analysis and Business Valuation

Credits: 3

This course is about the analysis of financial information for making decisions to invest in businesses.  The methods of fundamental analysis will be examined in detail and applied in cases and projects involving listed companies.  Topics include models of shareholder value, a comparison of accrual accounting and discounted cash flow approaches to valuation, the analysis of profitability, growth and value generation in a firm, diagnosing accounting quality, forecasting earnings and cash flows, pro-forma analysis for strategy and planning, and the determination of price/earnings (P/E) and market-to-book (P/B) ratios.

Prerequisite: Must have graduate school status.

Typically Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer

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