Office of Academic Resources
Chulalongkorn University
Chulalongkorn University

Home / Help

AuthorPratt, Shannon P
TitleCost of capital [electronic resource] : estimation and applications / Shannon P. Pratt
Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2002
Edition 2nd ed
Connect to
Descript xxx, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Cost of capital basics. Defining cost of capital -- Introduction to cost of capital applications : valuation and project selection -- Net cash flow : the preferred measure of return -- Discounting versus capitalizing -- Relationship between risk and the cost of capital -- Cost components of a company's capital structure -- Weighted average cost of capital -- Estimating the cost of equity capital. Build-up models -- Capital asset pricing model -- Proper use of betas -- Size effect -- DCF method of estimating cost of capital -- Using Ibbotson Associates cost of capital data -- Arbitrage pricing model -- Other topics related to cost of capital. Minority versus control implications of cost of capital data -- Handling the discount for lack of marketability -- How cost of capital relates to the excess earnings -- Common errors in estimation and use of cost of capital -- Cost of capital in the courts -- Cost of capital in ad valorem taxation -- Capital budgeting and reasibility studies -- Central role of cost of capital in economic value added

Capital investments -- United States Business enterprises -- Valuation -- United States Electronic books.


Office of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Phayathai Rd. Pathumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Contact Us

Tel. 0-2218-2929,
0-2218-2927 (Library Service)
0-2218-2903 (Administrative Division)
Fax. 0-2215-3617, 0-2218-2907

Social Network


facebook   instragram