Equity Valuation

mlsmm2122  2019-2020  Mons

Equity Valuation
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
5 credits
30.0 h
Petitjean Mikael; Suin Xavier;
None (at the master level)
Main themes
The goal of this course is to teach students the most
effective tools used to value equity and make investment
Key topics include:
- Discounted Dividend Valuation
- Free Cash Flow Valuation
- Market-Based Valuation: Price and Enterprise Value
- Residual Income Valuation
- Private Company Valuation

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- select the most appropriate valuation method for a given
company by being able to identify its strengths and
- analyze and restate the financial statements (including
the off-balance items) to extract the all the information
required to correctly value companies;
- calculate the value of a company in a spreadsheet by
indicating all the required intermediate steps;
- do in-depth homework by preparing several case studies
and by submitting answers to MCQs.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Teaching methods
- Lectures based on readings
- Spreadsheet applications
- Case studies
- MCQs
Evaluation methods
- Written Exam (MCQs + computer-based applications)
- Homework (in-class participation, preparation of case
studies, etc.)
- Valuation Assignment (group of two students)
PINTO et al. (2010), Equity Asset Valuation, 2ème Edition,
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [120] : Business Engineering

Master [60] in Management

Master [120] in Management

Master [120] in Management