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MFIN 8826 Equities Securities Analysis (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The equities securities analysis and valuation course will teach a highly rigorous approach to equities securities analysis and valuation with a heavy emphasis on in-class discussion and case study analysis. Initially, the course will focus on financial theory that underpins equity security valuation, and then move on to understand how industry structure and a company¿s competitive advantage influences an investor¿s decision making and valuation. Financial statement analysis, modeling, and different valuation techniques will be explored in detail


Instructor(s): Lou Salemy

Prerequisites: Must have successfully completed MFIN1127

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Comments: Where appropriate, guest lecturers will be brought in to share their specific expertise and perspectives as an investor. By the end of the course, the goal will be to have every student be able to analyze a company as a potential investment and understand its valuation. With 24 years in the investment business, the goal of the lecturer is to bring financial theory alive in the classroom through specific case studies. While the course description is specific to equity securities, the tools and techniques taught will apply to all financial analysis and decision making.


Last Updated: 04-Mar-14