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2017 Valuation Handbook - U.S. Industry Cost of Capital

2017 Valuation Handbook - U.S. Industry Cost of Capital

Roger J. Grabowski, Carla Nunes, James P. Harrington, Duff & Phelps

ISBN: 978-1-119-36688-1

May 2017

344 pages



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The most recent cost of capital data for approximately 180 U.S. industries, identified by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code

The 2017 Valuation Handbook – U.S. Industry Cost of Capital provides valuation professionals with the same type of rigorous industry-level analysis previously published in the green-cover Morningstar/Ibbotson Cost of Capital Yearbook (now discontinued).

The 2017 Valuation Handbook – U.S. Industry Cost of Capital provides up to eight cost of equity capital and weighted average cost of capital (WACC) estimates for each of the U.S. industries covered in the book, plus capital structure, valuation (trading) multiples, sales, market capitalization, several levered and unlevered beta estimates (e.g., ordinary-least squares (OLS) beta, sum beta, downside beta, etc.), financial and profitability ratios, equity returns, aggregate forward-looking earnings-per-share (EPS) growth rates, and more.

The 2017 Valuation Handbook – U.S. Industry Cost of Capital includes data through March 31, 2017, and is intended to be used for 2017 valuation dates.

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Key Features
  • Access cost of capital estimates and betas for approximately 180 U.S. industries
  • Reference industry-level valuation multiples, growth rates, sales, capital structure, profitability ratios, plus statistics that enable the user to gauge the impact of ""debt-like"" off-balance-sheet items on the capital structure of the subject industry
  • Use the information in this book to (i) benchmark, (ii) augment, and (iii) provide additional support for your own custom analyses of the industry in which a subject business, business ownership interest, security, or intangible asset resides

Acknowledgements xiii

Introduction 1

Methodology 5

Calculations of Industry Financial Statistics 24


Industry Data Exhibits