A practical introduction to understanding the Financial Management of companies in today's rapidly changing business world.
This book is particularly well-suited to introductory courses in financial management, for a professional qualification and as a reference for practitioners.
James C. Van Horne,Professor of Banking and Finance at Stanford University. Also the author of Financial Management and Policy, a Pearson Education text. John Wachowicz, Jr.,Professor of Finance at The University of Tennessee.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 1. The Role of Financial Management 2. The Business, Tax and Financial Environments PART TWO: VALUATION 3. The Time Value of Money 4. The Valuation of Long-Term Securities 5. Risk and Return Appendix A: Measuring Portfolio Risk Appendix B: Arbitrage Pricing Theory PART THREE: TOOLS OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS AND PLANNING 6. Financial Statement Analysis Appendix: Deferred Taxes and Financial Analysis 7. Funds Analysis, Cash-Flow Analysis, and Financial Planning Appendix: Sustainable Growth Modeling PART FOUR: WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 8. Overview of Working Capital Management 9. Cash and Marketable Securities Management 10. Accounts Receivable and Inventory Management 11. Short-Term Financing PART FIVE: INVESTMENT IN CAPITAL ASSETS 12. Capital Budgeting and Estimating Cash Flows 13. Capital Budgeting Techniques Appendix A: Multiple Internal Rates of Return Appendix B: Replacement Chain Analysis 14. Risk and Managerial Options in Capital Budgeting PART SIX: THE COST OF CAPITAL, CAPITAL STRUCTURE, AND DIVIDEND POLICY 15. Required Returns and the Cost of Capital Appendix A: Adjusting the Beta for Financial Leverage Appendix B: Adjusted Present Value 16. Operating and Financial Leverage 17. Capital Structure Determination 18. Dividend Policy PART SEVEN: INTERMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM FINANCING 19. The Capital Market 20. Long-Term Debt, Preferred Stock, and Common Stock Appendix: Refunding A Bond Issue 21. Term Loans and Leases Appendix: Accounting Treatment of Leases PART EIGHT: SPECIAL AREAS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 22. Convertibles, Exchangeables, and Warrants Appendix: Option Pricing 23. Mergers and Other Forms of Corporate Restructuring Appendix: Remedies for a Failing Company 24. International Financial Management