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Fundamentals of Financial Management

ISBN-10: 0538482125

ISBN-13: 9780538482127

Edition: 13th 2013

Authors: Eugene F. Brigham, Joel F. Houston

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With the same contemporary approach and dynamic examples that made previous editions so popular, this fully revised thirteenth edition of FUNDAMENTALS OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT continues to provide students with a focused understanding of today's corporate finance and financial management.
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List price: $318.95
Edition: 13th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.466
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 many journal articles on the cost of capital, capital structure, and other aspects of financial management. He has authored or co-authored ten textbooks on managerial finance and managerial economics that 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 academic 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.

Joel F. Houston is the John B. Hall Professor of Finance at the University of Florida. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to his appointment at the University of Florida, Dr. Houston was an Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Joel's research is primarily in the areas of corporate finance and financial institutions, and his work has been published in a number of top journals including THE JOURNAL OF FINANCE, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMICS, JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. Professor Houston also currently serves as an Associate Editor for the JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT AND BANKING, the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL SERVICES RESEARCH and the JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL ECONOMIC POLICY. Since arriving at the University of Florida in 1987, Joel has received 19 teaching awards, and has been actively involved in both undergraduate and graduate education. In addition to co-authoring leading textbooks in financial management, Dr. Houston has participated in management education programs for the PURC/World Bank Program, Southern Company, Exelon Corporation and Volume Services America. Joel enjoys playing golf and tennis and spending time with his wife (Sherry) and two children (Chris and Meredith). He is an avid sports fan who follows the Florida Gators, and the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins.

Introduction to Financial Management
An Overview of Financial Management
Financial Markets and Institutions
Fundamental Concepts in Financial Management
Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes
Analysis of Financial Statements
Common Size and Percent Change Analyses
Time Value of Money
Continuous Compounding and Discounting
Growing Annuities
Financial Assets
Interest Rates
Bonds and Their Valuation
Zero Coupon Bonds
Bond Risk and Duration
Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Risk and Rates of Return
Calculating Beta Coefficients
Stocks and Their Valuation
Stock Market Equilibrium
Investing in Long-Term Assets: Capital Budgeting
The Cost of Capital
The Cost of New Common Stock and WACC
The Basics of Capital Budgeting
Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis
Tax Depreciation
Refunding Operations
Using the CAPM to Estimate the Risk-Adjusted Cost of Capital
Techniques for Measuring Beta Risk
Comparing Mutually Exclusive Projects with Unequal Lives
Real Options: Investment Timing, Growth, and Flexibility
Real Options and Other Topics in Capital Budgeting
Capital Structure and Dividend Policy
Capital Structure and Leverage
Degree of Leverage
Distributions to Shareholders, Dividends and Share Repurchases
An Example: The Residual Dividend Model
Working Capital Management, Forecasting, and Multinational Financial Management
Working Capital Management
Inventory Management
Short-Term Loans and Bank Financing
Financial Planning and Forecasting
Forecasting Financial Requirements When Financial Ratios Change
Special Topics in Financial Management
Derivatives and Risk Management
Valuation of Put Options
Multinational Financial Management
Hybrid Financing: Preferred Stock, Leasing, Warrants, and Convertibles
Mergers and Acquisitions
Merger Regulation
Holding Companies
Solutions to Self-Test Questions and Problems
Answers to Selected End-of-Chapter Problems
Selected Equations and Tables