Archive 2022-172: New Detailed Cost of Capital Case Study


Archive 2022-172: New Detailed Cost of Capital Case Study


Archive 2022-172: New Detailed Cost of Capital Case Study Step-by-Step Comparison of the Kroll Cost of Capital Navigator, BVR Cost of Capital Pro, Damodaran Data, and Surveys

**Webinar 172: Live Broadcast Date: October 20, 2022, 1:00-3:00 pm EDT**

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Speaker: Jim Hitchner

Are you confused about all the criticisms surrounding cost of capital models and data sets? Hitchner will analyze each of four methods/data sets and make recommendations about what should be used and what should not be used. Let’s clear up all this confusion through a new detailed case study.

Learning Objectives:

The participant will learn from a new detailed cost of capital case study using Damodaran data, BVResources Cost of Capital Pro, Kroll Cost of Capital Navigator, and surveys:

  • Best Practices on using all four models/data sets
  • Detailed explanation of pluses and minuses
  • Comparison of the results of using each of the four methods/data sets
  • Using benchmark data to support your discount rates – examples
  • Alternative to a size premium? Cash flow adjustments examples
  • Alternative to company-specific risk? Cash flow adjustments examples
  • Proper support for capital structure – it’s not as easy as it looks
  • A new look at long-term growth rates in an uncertain environment


    • Copy of the VPS webinar PowerPoint slides
    • Hardball with Hitchner Article
    • Access to a video recording of the program.

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