Finance / July 27, 2018 / Alicia Franklin
A common stock is a representation of partial ownership in a company, and is the type of stock most people invest in. Common stock comes with voting rights, as well as the possibility of dividends and capital appreciation. In accounting, you can find information about a company's common stock in its balance sheet.
Liability is a financial obligation made by a company to pay certain amount for the goods or services received by the company in the past. The short-term legal agreements which are required to be paid within one year are referred as current liabilities. Current liabilities are reported under liabilities on balance sheet.
The calculation of EV is affected by the assumptions regarding timing of the cash flows within a projection interval. The mid-period convention assumes that the UFCFs occur at the middle of each projection interval, while the end-period convention assumes all UFCFs occur at the end of each interval. In practice, the end-period convention is often used because it is more conservative (the UFCFs are discounted at a time more distant from the present).
The methods under the market approach typically use a number of valuation multiples. These multiples are ratios that relate the business market value to some measure of the company’s economic performance.
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