Financial Management Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 0030329922

ISBN-13: 9780030329920

Edition: 1st 2001

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List price: $122.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Dryden Press
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1136
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.796
Language: English

Dr. Eugene F. Brigham is Graduate Research Professor Emeritus at the University of Florida, where he has taught since 1971. Dr. Brigham received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley and his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Brigham held teaching positions at the University of Connecticut, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California-Los Angeles. Dr. Brigham has served as president of the Financial Management Association and has written more than the 40 journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. The ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that he authored or co-authored are used at more than 1,000 universities in the United States, and have been translated into 11 languages worldwide. He has testified as an expert witness in numerous electric, gas, and telephone rate cases at both federal and state levels. He has served as a consultant to many corporations and government agencies, including the Federal Reserve Board, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, the U.S. Office of Telecommunications Policy, and the RAND Corporation. Dr. Brigham continues to teach, consult, and complete research in addition to his text writing. He spends his spare time on the golf course, enjoying time with his family and dogs, and tackling outdoor adventure activities, such as biking through Alaska.

Mike Ehrhardt is a Professor in the Finance Department and is the Paul and Beverly Castagna Professor of Investments. He did his undergraduate work in Civil Engineering at Swarthmore College. After working several years as an engineer, he returned to graduate school and received an M.S. in Operations Research and a Ph.D. in Finance from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Ehrhardt taught extensively at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels in the areas of investments, corporate finance, and capital markets. He has directed and served on numerous dissertation committees. He is a member of the team that developed and delivered the integrative first year of the MBA program. He was the winner of the Allen G. Keally Outstanding Teacher Award in the College of Business in 1989, the Tennessee Organization of MBA Students Outstanding Faculty member in 1998, the College of Business Administration Research & Teaching Award in 1998, and the John B. Ross Outstanding Teaching Award in the College of Business in 2003. Much of Mike's research is in the areas of corporate valuation and asset pricing models, including pricing models for interest-rate sensitive instruments. His work has been published in numerous journals, including The Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, The Financial Review, The Journal of Financial Research, and The Journal of Banking and Finance. He is the author of The Search for Value: Measuring the Company's Cost of Capital, published by the Harvard Business School Press. He is a co-author of Financial Management: Theory and Practice, the market-leading MBA finance textbook, and Corporate Finance: A Focused Approach, a more focused textbook that can be covered in a single semester. Mike teaches in Executive Education Programs and consults in the areas of corporate valuation, value-based compensation plans, financial aspects of supply-chain management, and the cost of capital.

Introduction to Financial Managementp. 1
An Overview of Financial Managementp. 3
Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxesp. 30
Analysis of Financial Statementsp. 74
Financial Planning and Forecasting Financial Statementsp. 113
The Financial Environment: Markets, Institutions, and Interest Ratesp. 153
Fundamental Concepts in Financial Managementp. 197
Risk and Return: The Basicsp. 199
Risk and Return: Portfolio Theory and Asset Pricing Modelsp. 247
Time Value of Moneyp. 285
Securities and Their Valuationp. 337
Bonds and Their Valuationp. 339
Stocks and Their Valuationp. 379
Corporate Valuationp. 417
The Cost of Capitalp. 419
Putting the Pieces Together: Corporate Valuation and Value-Based Managementp. 461
Strategic Investment Decisionsp. 499
The Basics of Capital Budgeting: Evaluating Cash Flowsp. 501
Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysisp. 546
Option Pricing with Applications to Real Optionsp. 583
Strategic Financing Decisionsp. 617
Capital Structure Decisions: The Basicsp. 619
Capital Structure Decisions: Extensionsp. 662
Distributions to Shareholders: Dividends and Repurchasesp. 698
Tactical Financing Decisionsp. 735
Initial Public Offerings, Investment Banking, and Financial Restructuringp. 737
Lease Financingp. 784
Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Warrants, and Convertiblesp. 809
Working Capital Managementp. 835
Current Asset Managementp. 837
Short-Term Financingp. 883
Special Topicsp. 913
Derivatives and Risk Managementp. 915
Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and Liquidationp. 941
Mergers, LBOs, Divestitures, and Holding Companiesp. 969
Multinational Financial Managementp. 1015
Solutions to Self-Test Problemsp. 1
Answers to End-of-Chapter Problemsp. 31
Selected Equations and Datap. 38
Mathematical Tablep. 47
Indexp. 1
Web/CD Chapters (
Working Capital Management: Extensions
Pension Plan Management
Financial Management in Not-for-Profit Businesses
Web/CD Extensions (
Continuous Probability Distributionsp. 6
The Tabular Approach and Continuous Compounding and Discountingp. 8
The Marginal Cost of Capital and the Optimal Capital Budgetp. 13
Replacement Project Analysisp. 14
Illustration of Valuation for Various Real Optionsp. 15
Degree of Leveragep. 16
Percentage Cost Analysis, Feedback Effect on Capital Budgeting, and Leveraged Leasesp. 20
Calling Convertible Issuesp. 21
Secured Short-Term Financingp. 23
Risk Management with Insurance and Bond Portfolio Immunizationp. 24
Case Histories and Multiple Discriminant Analysisp. 25
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