Category Archives: 4. Company valuation

EV/EBITDA 12! How should it be interpreted in acquisition valuation?

Acquisition valuation

  EV/EBITDA and Acquisition valuation – Case Analysis for Dell Computer   Why is EV/EBITDA suitable for acquisition valuation?   EV/EBITDA is a relative valuation method suitable for acquisition valuation.   That is because EV considers not only the equity value that the buyer should pay to the original owners but also the debt value […]

3 reasons why EV/EBITDA is useful for M&A valuation.

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  Understanding and practical interpretation of EV/EBITDA   Knowing the difference between EV (Enterprise Value) and equity value is critically important for the use of EV/EBITDA. Suppose there are Flat A and B with the same price in London as shown in the figure below.   Flat A and B with the same price (to […]

Apple’s PER is 36! Is it high? Or low? Use of PEG

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  Evaluating Apple’s 36x PER by the PEG ratio   Determining the stock price level with PER alone could lead to an error.   Suppose that firms A and B have the same business and that both equity capital and profits are the same for the latest fiscal year. All other factors are similar, except […]

How much is Dyson share price? £4million? (Included a Dyson valuation Excel template)

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  Valuation of Dyson share price by using PER   Dyson is a British technology company founded in 1991 by James Dyson. It designs and manufactures home electric appliances such as vacuum cleaners, air purifiers, hairdryers, bladeless fans, heaters and lighting. It is a global company beyond the UK that has expanded to Asia, Europe, […]

How to use PE ratio to value a private company?

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  PE Ratio and Private company stock valuation   Definition of PE Ratio   PE ratio (PER or Price Earnings ratio) is most often used in relative valuation. PE ratio multiple methods are used when an analyst evaluates a listed company’s share price, when a venture capital firm invests in a private company, and when […]

2 things to keep in your mind for the market approach model!

  Market Approach Model, Selection of Comparable companies, and Calculation of Valuation Multiples   The market approach model (relative valuation) is useful when estimating a private company’s market value. The way is to estimate the market value of a target company by referring to a market multiple of listed companies on the stock market similar […]

Why analysts prefer relative valuation multiples?

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  Types and uses of the Relative Valuation Multiples   The relative valuation model is a method of indirectly estimating or judging the market value of a target company by referring to the market price of comparable companies that have similar properties to the target company. The numerator’s market price in the formula below can […]

How to do present value calculation easier?

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  The Basic of DCF Model (Discount Cash Flow): Present Value Calculation of Future Cash Flows   It is essential to convert future cash flows into today’s value for business valuation. The value of $100 that companies create today is different from $100 expected in five years.   Cash flows after five years may have […]

Business valuation methods – types and practical use

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  The methods for valuation of a company   You can classify company valuation methods by several criteria. One of the criteria is to classify them based on whether you value the target company with its own financial status or its comparable companies’ market prices. The former is called the absolute valuation (or intrinsic valuation) […]

What are the roles of company valuation?

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Company valuation for investment decision making   Company valuation purpose   Company valuation is an essential task to evaluate the current price level or to determine the initial market price. Let’s look at the formula below to see how important company valuation is.   Return on investment = Pt / P0 P0: Purchase price of […]

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