# Posts Tagged ‘valuation’

## What Is Capital Budgeting?

Capital budgeting is a process that helps determine whether a firm should invest in something or not. When businesses want to buy new long term assets such as new machinery or start a new project, it is imperative to consider if it would be worth it or not.

Read Full Post## What Is Optimal Capital Structure?

The optimal capital structure of a firm is the right combination of equity and debt financing. It allows the firm to have a minimum cost of capital while having the maximum market value.

Read Full Post## What Is Compound Interest?

Compound interest is the interest on the initial principal as well as the interest from the prior periods. It is also referred to as interest on interest.

Read Full Post## What is Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)?

The WACC is the average cost of raising capital from all sources, including equity, common shares, preferred shares, and debt. It represents the required return firms should earn to satisfy their investors.

Read Full Post## What Is Present Value?

The present value is the current value of future cash flows at a specific rate of return. The present value indicates that an amount of money today has a higher value than that same amount in the future.

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