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Finance: Applications and Theory https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1264101589.jpeg 6 2023 9781264101580 Finance: Applications and Theory is an introduction to corporate finance, focusing on how companies invest in real assets, raise the money to pay for the investments, and how those assets affect the value of the firm. The sixth edition continues to provide the core concepts for the undergraduate corporate finance course, to parallel and support how instructors from across the country teach finance. Also, this is the first text to use individual examples to help students better understand the material. The framework of this text helps students understand how to approach core financial concepts by emphasizing three themes: - Finance is about connecting core concepts - Finance can be taught using a personal perspective - Finance focuses on solving problems and decision making
09781264101580
Finance: Applications and Theory

Finance: Applications and Theory, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1264101589 | ISBN13: 9781264101580
By Marcia Cornett, Troy Adair, John Nofsinger

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Finance: Applications and Theory is an introduction to corporate finance, focusing on how companies invest in real assets, raise the money to pay for the investments, and how those assets affect the value of the firm. The sixth edition continues to provide the core concepts for the undergraduate corporate finance course, to parallel and support how instructors from across the country teach finance. Also, this is the first text to use individual examples to help students better understand the material. The framework of this text helps students understand how to approach core financial concepts by emphasizing three themes: - Finance is about connecting core concepts - Finance can be taught using a personal perspective - Finance focuses on solving problems and decision making

Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1: Introduction to Financial Management

Part Two: Financial Statements
Chapter 2: Reviewing Financial Statements
Chapter 3: Analyzing Financial Statements

Part Three: Valuing of Future Cash Flows
Chapter 4: Time Value of Money 1: Analyzing Single Cash Flows
Chapter 5: Time Value of Money 2: Analyzing Annuity Cash Flows

Part Four: Valuing of Bonds and Stocks
Chapter 6: Understanding Financial Markets and Institutions
Chapter 7: Valuing Bonds
Chapter 8: Valuing Stocks

Part Five: Risk and Return
Chapter 9: Characterizing Risk and Return
Chapter 10: Estimating Risk and Return

Part Six: Capital Budgeting
Chapter 11: Calculating the Cost of Capital
Chapter 12: Estimating Cash Flows on Capital Budgeting Projects
Chapter 13: Weighing Net Present Value and Other Capital Budgeting

Part Seven: Working Capital Management and Financial Planning
Chapter 14: Working Capital Management and Policies
Chapter 15: Financial Planning and Forecasting

Part Eight: Capital Structure Issues
Chapter 16: Assessing Long-Term Debt, Equity, and Capital Structure
Chapter 17: Sharing Firm Wealth: Dividends, Share Repurchases, and Other Payouts
Chapter 18: Issuing Capital and the Investment Banking Process

Part Nine: Other Topics in Finance
Chapter 19: International Corporate Finance
Chapter 20: Mergers and Acquisitions and Financial Distress

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About the Author

Marcia Cornett

Marcia Millon Cornett received a B.S. in economics from Knox College and her M.B.A. and Ph.D. in finance from Indiana University, Bloomington. She is Robert A. and Julia E. Dorn Professor of Finance at Bentley University. Dr. Cornett is co-author with Anthony Saunders of Financial Institutions Management and Financial Markets and Institutions. She serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Financial Services Research, Review of Financial Economics, Financial Review, and Multinational Finance Journal. Dr. Cornett has served on the board of directors, the executive committee, and the finance committee of the Southern Illinois University Credit Union. Dr. Cornett has taught at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, the University of Colorado, Boston College, and Southern Methodist University. She is a member of the Financial Management Association, the American Finance Association, and the Western Finance Association.

Troy Adair

Troy Alton Adair Jr. received his B.S. in computers/information science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, his M.B.A. from the University of North Dakota, and his Ph.D. in finance from Indiana University. He is senior director of Research Computing Services at Harvard Business School. He is the author of Corporate Finance Demystified, Excel Applications in Corporate Finance, and Excel Applications in Investments. Dr. Adair has served as a consultant on financial data information systems and business intelligence to international banks and insurance companies and as the faculty representative to the board of trustees’ investments committee at Alma College. Dr. Adair has taught at the University of Michigan, Alma College, Hofstra University, Indiana University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a member of the Financial Management Association, the American Finance Association, and the Southern Finance Association.

John Nofsinger

John Nofsinger Professor and William H. Seward Endowed Chair of International Finance at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He earned his BS degree in electrical engineering from Washington State University, his MBA degree from Chapman University, and his PhD degree in finance from Washington State University. Dr. Nofsinger has written over 50 articles in the areas of investments, corporate finance, and behavioral finance. These papers have appeared in the scholarly journals Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, among others. Dr. Nofsinger has also authored (or coauthored) ten trade books, scholarly books, and textbooks that have been translated into eleven different languages. The most prominent of these books is the industry book, The Psychology of Investing. Dr. Nofsinger is a leading expert in behavioral finance and is a frequent speaker on this topic at industry conferences, universities, and academic conferences. He is frequently quoted or appears in the financial media, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Fortune, Bloomberg Business Week, Smart Money, The Washington Post, and CNBC, and other media from The Dolans to The Street.com.

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