Valuation: Businesses, Securities, and Real Estate
Field of Study:
This course covers valuations ranging from businesses, bonds, preferred stock and common stock to real estate.
Business valuation is essentially a present value concept that involves estimating future cash flows of a business
and discounting them at a required rate of return. The value of a bond is essentially the present value of all
future interest and principal payments. Stock price may be expressed as a function of the expected future dividends
and a rate of return required by investors. Real estate valuation involved several rule-of-thumb valuation methods.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
- Recognize the reasons for business valuations.
- Identify various business valuation methods and the different variables used for valuation purposes.
- Recognize the valuation methods used for financial securities.
- Identify the determinants of the price-earnings ratio and the definition of beta values.
- Recognize other pragmatic valuation approaches and valuation methods for an income producing property.
Type of Delivery Method:
QAS Self Study
Recommended CPE Credits:
Final examination expiration date:
The program participant will have one year from the date of purchase to complete the course and final examination.
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