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The Little Book of Valuation: How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock and Profit
An accessible, and intuitive, guide to stock valuationValuation is at the heart of any investment decision, whether that decision is to buy, sell, or hold. In The Little Book of Valuation, expert Aswath Damodaran explains the techniques in language that any investors can understand, so you can make better investment decisions when reviewing stock research reports and engag ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published March 29th 2011 by Wiley
(first published March 21st 2011)
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This is a very good summary of valuation techniques for investment purposes, but after the introduction it reads like a textbook. Thank heavens it's short! Thy dry writing is in part due to its efficiency; this would be a good book to use for reference unless you already have references you like for this. The chapters cover the basic approaches to valuing companies that are young, growing, stable, and declining, as well as adjustments for companies in special categories such as financial service ...more
i love it! for all the varies in valuation method, it emphasis on what you are really keen on to assess for certain organization. Key valuation on whether intrinsic of relative value bring more towards assessing risk that affects value. Adjusted PE ratios and ammortized R&D must be taken seriously towards proper weight in both valuation and demand by market value, highly to be considered. "Look at the past, and the think about the future!" Thanks Aswath!
Aswath Damodaran is a Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University (Kerschner Family Chair in Finance Education), where he teaches corporate finance and equity valuation. He is best known as author of several widely used academic and practitioner texts on Valuation, Corporate Finance, and Investment Management.More about Aswath Damodaran...