What is Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)?

Andrew Stolz

Definition of Weighted Average Cost of Capital. To raise funds, they have to pay costs. The WACC is the average cost of raising capital from all sources, including equity, common shares, preferred shares, and debt.

Six DCF Common Mistakes


The Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) model is one of the most common models for valuing companies. The model requires various parameters, including estimating the growth rate, understanding the basis for sales, estimating the considerable expenses, estimating the price of capital, and more.


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Company Valuation in Case of Divorce


Founder-CEO of Equitest explains what to pay attention to - when evaluating a company's value in the event of a divorce. . . When it comes to property whose value is known - such as a pension fund - the division of the property is relatively simple. But what happens when one of the spouses has a business? In this case, the division of property is much more complex. . Company valuation in case of divorce. Tamir Levy, Ph.D.

What is the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)?

Andrew Stolz

Definition of Capital Asset Pricing Model. CAPM is a model used by investors to estimate the expected return of an asset. What Impacts the Capital Asset Pricing Model? Investments are exposed to two types of risk: systematic and unsystematic. beta of a stock).

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Discounted-Cash-Flow-Analysis: Your Complete Guide with Examples


The discounted cash flow (DCF) method is one of the three main methods for calculating a company’s value. It’s also used for calculating a company’s share price, the value of investments, projects, and for budgeting. What’s worth more to you out of $10 today or $10 in three years’ time?

Announcement: Valutico Provides Easier Way to Value Startups


New Venture Capital (VC) method allows faster valuations of mid- to late-stage startups. CEO of Valutico, Paul Resch stated: “We’re extremely excited to announce the new VC method as part of Valutico’s ever-expanding toolbox.


ESG Valuation Considerations – Top Down or Bottom Up?

Value Scope

The challenge is that it is difficult to value things that are not clearly defined and measured, with some sort of consensus. Sometimes it was one of the hosts, sometimes it was a guest. Then there were two inflection points that marked a higher level of discourse.

Top Methods CPAs Use to Determine a Business’ Value

Shuster & Co.

Whether you are seeking new investors, merging with another company, considering selling your business, getting a divorce, or doing estate planning, you may need to determine the economic value of your business. The market value method is one of the most subjective ways to value a business.

Review the concept of WACC

Andrew Stolz

Teeradon wrote this essay in Module 2 and has since completed all five modules of the Valuation Master Class. Weight average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm’s cost of capital which includes all sources of capital such as common stocks, preferred stocks, and bonds.

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ESG A Valuation Framework

Value Scope

Sometimes it was one of the hosts, sometimes it was a guest. there were two inflection points that marked a higher level of discourse. Environmental, Social, Governance or “ESG,” is a term very few had heard of even two years ago. Social Capital. Human Capital.

How to Value a Website or Internet Business in 2022

FE International

Accurately valuing a website for sale can for many be the most challenging part of the purchase process. At FE International we value and broker the sale of internet businesses with a wide range of monetization strategies (e.g. Can a new owner replicate the cost structure?