Archive 2009-13: Cost of Capital Case Study




Archive Webinar 2009-13:Cost of Capital
Ibbotson and Duff & Phelps Case Study
How to Use, Reconcile and Defend Your Results

Jim Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, CEO, Valuation Products and Services
Alina Niculita, CFA, President, Shannon Pratt Valuations
Bob Duffy, CPA/ABV, CFA, ASA, Partner, Grant Thornton

Webinar 13 Original Broadcast Date: May 21, 2009

Learning Objectives:

  • Using a case study format, the participant will learn how to reconcile and defend the various results
  • The participant will learn just about everything behind the numbers in the Ibbotson SBBI 2009 Valuation Yearbook and the Duff & Phelps, LLC
    Risk Premium Report 2009
  • The participant will quickly find out what’s new in both data sources
  • The participant will understand how to properly use the data
  • The participant will learn about cost of capital adjustments in a down economy
  • As an add on, the participant will learn about recent criticisms concerning the Butler Pinkerton Model for calculating specific company risk

Webinar Outline:

  • Case study – Detailed calculations of the six most used equity return results
    • Build Up method
  1. Ibbotson separate equity risk premium (ERP) and size premium (SP) inputs
  2. Duff & Phelps separate ERP and SP inputs
  3. Duff & Phelps combined ERP and SP input
  4. Duff & Phelps’s three fundamental measures of risk: operating margin, coefficient of variation of operating margin and coefficient of
    variation of return on equity input
    • Modified CAPM
  1. Ibbotson separate ERP and SP inputs
  2. Duff & Phelps separate ERP and SP inputs
    • Integration and formula for using Ibbotson industry risk premiums in a Duff & Phelps analysis
    • How to present, reconcile and defend your calculations
  • Ibbotson and Duff & Phelps choices:
    • Supply side (New) vs. historical (traditional) size premiums
    • Time period measurements
    • Components of size risk premiums
    • Construction of size portfolios
    • How beta determines size premiums in the Build Up model and the Modified CAPM
    • Industry size premiums and reliability
  • New Ibbotson/Chen information and study on the relationship between size, liquidity, valuation and returns
  • Recent published criticisms of the Butler Pinkerton Model

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  • Webinar transcript
  • Original Webinar handouts

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