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Introduction to Financial Management

by: Zechariah Gerlach

Introduction to Financial Management Fin 325

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Zechariah Gerlach
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Zechariah Gerlach on Thursday September 17, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Fin 325 at Washington State University taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 17 views. For similar materials see /class/205956/fin-325-washington-state-university in Finance at Washington State University.


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Date Created: 09/17/15
Review Topics for FIN 325 These are the main topics ofthe course and extremely likely to appear in some or manyforms on thefinal Essentially none ofthese topics should be new to you on thefinal Agency problems con icts between managers and shareholders Business forms sole proprietorships partnerships corporations Financial markets primary amp secondary NNYSE NASDAQ Major types of nancial institutions commercial banks investment banks insurance companies mutual funds Liquidity Time value of money wall the various forms of retirement payments single and multiple cash ows Single payment FVPV1r39 Annuities Perpetuities Growing Perpetuity In ation and real rates of return Bonds Coupons Maturity YTM de ning each valuing bonds calculating YTM Term structure of interest rates Current yield Treasury strips zero coupon bonds Stocks dividends dividend yield de ning each valuing stocks of different forms Nonconstant dividend valuation PVGO Market ef ciency Nthree forms weak semistrong and strong and implications NPV IRR Weaknesses of IRR Capital rationing hard and soft rationing TIFCF and its components Capital budgeting Sensitivity amp scenario analyses Breakeven analysis both economic and accounting Real options Market unique and total risk Diversi cation bene ts Capital asset pricing model amp 3 the security market line Weighted average cost of capital Basic corporate nancing options stock debt preferred stock de ne each know their basic characteristics Financial and business risk Common Acronyms Some ofmore obvious than others Iwillput this sheet on thefz39nal exam to clari any uncertainty FV future value PV present value PMT payment CF cash ow DIV dividend YTM yield to maturity NPV net present value IRR internal rate of return TIFCF total incremental free cash ow CF01 cash ows from operations NWC net working capital CF ANWC cash ows from change in net working capital CFNV cash ow from investments CAPM capital asset pricing model rf or Rf riskfree rate of return rm or Rm return on the market ER eXpected return SML security market line 3 beta WACC weighted average cost of capital re or Re return on equity rd or Rd return on debt MRP market risk premium we and wd weight of equity or weight of debt Formulas These are theformulas that are likely to appear on the nal exam PV PMT1r1r1r39 PVPMTr FVPV1r ER Rf BERm Rf WACCADJ rewe rdwd1T PV PMTrg FVPVeRT Form of the nal exam 2025 multiple choice questions 50 of points 510 short essay questionsproblems 3040 of points 12 lengthier problems 1020 of points Advice for Final 1 Study lecture notes quizzes midterm and back of chapter problems I tend to borrow heavily from these Use the sample nal to gauge your ability to spot easy problems and complete the likely length of the nal exam 2 Study in small groups if at all possible 3 Practice writing exam questions and answering them You will be amazed how well this wor s 4 As often as possible think about the big picture sorts of questions that combine conce ts 5 There will be several w questions on the nal so please don t complicate the direct questions for instance What is the future value of 100 placed in the bank today at a 5 interest rate for 10 years 6 Remember to manage your time ef ciently There should be more than enough for the nal but you will likely not have enormous amounts of time to spend on any single question 7 DON T LEAVE ANY QUESTION BLANK


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