Essentials of Corporate Finance9th Edition
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- Essentials of Corporate Finance by Ross, Westerfield, and Jordan is written to convey the most important concepts and principles of corporate finance at a level that is approachable for a wide audience. - The well-respected author team is known for the clear, accessible presentation of material that makes this text an excellent teaching tool.
- The authors retain their modern approach to finance, but have distilled the subject down to the essential topics in 18 chapters.
- The authors believe that understanding the “why” is just as important, if not more so, than understanding the “how,” especially in an introductory course.
Part 1: Overview of Financial Management
1. Introduction to Financial Management
Part 2: Understanding Financial Statements and Cash Flow
2. Financial Statements, Taxes, and Cash Flow
3. Working with Financial Statements
Part 3: Valuation of Future Cash Flows
4. Introduction to Valuation: The Time Value of Money
5. Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
Part 4: Valuing Stocks and Bonds
6. Interest Rates and Bond Valuation
7. Equity Markets and Stock Valuation
Part 5: Capital Budgeting
8. Net Present Value and Other Investment Criteria
9. Making Capital Investment Decisions
Part 6: Risk and Return
10. Some Lessons from Capital Market History
11. Risk and Return
Part 7: Long-Term Financing
12. Cost of Capital
13. Leverage and Capital Structure
14. Dividends and Dividend Policy
15. Raising Capital
Part 8: Short-Term Financial Management
16. Short-Term Financial Planning
17. Working Capital Management
Part 9: Topics in Business Finance
18. International Aspects of Financial Management
Appendix A. Mathematical Tables
Appendix B. Key Equations
Appendix C. Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Problems
Appendix D. Using the HP-10B and TI BA II Plus Financial Calculators
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