The Little Book of Valuation by Aswath Damodaran
How to Value a Company, Pick a Stock and Profit (Little Books. Big Profits)

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An accessible, and intuitive, guide to stock valuation

Valuation is at the heart of any investment decision, whether that decision is to buy, sell, or hold. In The Little Book of Valuation, expert Aswath Damodaran explains the techniques in language that any investors can understand, so you can make better investment decisions when reviewing stock research reports and engaging in independent efforts to value and pick stocks.

Page by page, Damodaran distills the fundamentals of valuation, without glossing over or ignoring key concepts, and develops models that you can easily understand and use. Along the way, he covers various valuation approaches from intrinsic or discounted cash flow valuation and multiples or relative valuation to some elements of real option valuation.Includes case studies and examples that will help build your valuation skillsWritten by Aswath Damodaran, one of today's most respected valuation experts

Written with the individual investor in mind, this reliable guide will not only help you value a company quickly, but will also help you make sense of valuations done by others or found in comprehensive equity research reports.

 

About Aswath Damodaran

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ASWATH DAMODARAN is Professor of Finance at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding teaching, including the NYU university-wide Distinguished Teaching Award, and was named one of the nation's top business school teachers by BusinessWeek in 1994. In addition, Damodaran teaches training courses in corporate finance and valuation at many leading investment banks. His publications include Damodaran on Valuation: Security Analysis for Investment and Corporate Finance; Investment Valuation; Corporate Finance; Investment Management; and Applied Corporate Finance, all published by Wiley, and The Dark Side of Valuation.
 
Published March 29, 2011 by Wiley. 256 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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Even more important, he challenges (and helps) the reader to go beyond the formulaic and ask the kinds of questions that can make all the difference between an essentially useless valuation and one that is a truly valuable input to an investment decision.

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