By Shannon P. Pratt

ISBN-10: 0470476060

ISBN-13: 9780470476062

Praise for Fourth version of price of Capital Workbook and Technical Supplement

"Pratt and Grabowski went the additional mile to complement their magnum opus by way of delivering this Workbook and Technical complement. As a finance professor for a few years, i do know from event that scholars and lecturers quite worth vitamins to textbooks. It permits the instructor to aid the scholar to check and follow what used to be awarded within the textual content, and the PowerPoints are an excellent provider to lecturers in direction instruction. the web site presents numerous worksheets that convey the interior workings of the versions. I enthusiastically suggest the Workbook and Technical Supplement to finance professors and academics and their students.
Daniel L. McConaughy, PhD, ASA, Professor of Finance, California nation collage, Northridge, Valuation prone, Crowe Horwath LLP

"The Workbook and Technical Supplement offers a close educational on knowing and executing the theoretical thoughts defined within the Fourth version. This complement is 3 books in a single. half One is a step by step instructional on estimating sure key elements of the price of fairness capital. half offers a bridge among the idea and a few sensible functions, reminiscent of estimating the price of capital for actual estate. elements 3 and 4 enable the readers to check their comprehension of the innovations and establish components for a assessment. it truly is nearly nearly as good as having Professors Pratt and Grabowski taking a look over your shoulder to make sure that one is either comprehending and properly imposing the advanced concepts.."
Ashok Abbott, PhD, affiliate Professor of Finance, collage of commercial & Economics, West Virginia University

"This textual content presents the main complete assurance of price of capital matters that i've got obvious to this point. Messrs. Pratt and Grabowski have created a really obtainable and lucid remedy of what such a lot might give some thought to an opaque topic. The Fourth Edition is mainly very important for its new subject matters in addition to increased assurance of recommendations from past variants. Of specific curiosity is the overview of the extraordinary marketplace stipulations throughout the 2008–2009 main issue and the impression that the unheard of volatility had on conventional expense of capital types. For years, Pratt and Grabowski's study has expert the company valuation curriculum of the yankee Society of Appraisers. This e-book can be extra to our analyzing checklist, and millions of scholars world wide will enjoy the state?of?the?art content material of the Fourth Edition and the significant other Workbook and Technical Supplement. additionally, price of Capital, Fourth variation can be a compulsory a part of each valuation practitioner's library. if you purchase this e-book, you could anticipate it to turn into good worn and stay in your table inside arm's size until eventually the ebook of the Fifth Edition."
John Barton, ASA, CPA, Chairman, enterprise Valuation Committee, ASA

"Cost of capital is much more complicated than it was once. With such a lot of extra concerns concerning every one variable of the price of capital formulation, this publication is a needs to for a person that should comprehend or strengthen a chit fee. Even the main skilled practitioner will enjoy the notable paintings of Pratt and Grabowski. This booklet has to turn into a part of your library."
Gary R. Trugman, CPA/ABV, MCBA, ASA, MVS, President, Trugman Valuation affiliates, Inc.

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