Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3-hour seminar per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Study Period Commencement:
January, Semester 1, Semester 2
Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
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CoordinatorMr Qingbo Yuan
This subject provides the capstone course in business and financial analysis focusing on shareholder value analysis, valuation and analysis of business segments and industry and competitor analysis. The subject will include a detailed analysis of the financial statements and additional disclosures to assess the liquidity, performance and financial position of the firm.
|Objectives:||• Assess the difference between fundamental, market and book values |
• Synthesise, evaluate, and compare the dividend discount model, the discounted cash flow model, and the residual income model in valuing equities
• Analyse how fundamental values (or ’intrinsic values’) are estimated
• Explain what growth means to the investor, and how to analyse it
• Apply current technologies to value firms from financial information.
• Explain business activities that determine value, identify ’value created for shareholders’.
• Analyse the financial statements to get the relevant information for valuing equities.
• Evaluate different accounting methods used in financial statements for valuation purposes.
• Explain how financial analysis is developed for strategy and planning
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%), a written assignment totalling not more than 3000 words due late in the semester (30%), an intra-semester test held mid semester (15%) and participation marks (5%). Successful completion of this subject requires a minimum pass (50%) in the end-of-semester exam.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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