A Top-Down Analysis of Dell Computer Incorporation: Evidences from Recent Financial Factors

12 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2012

Date Written: May 2012

Abstract

Particularly this case encompasses aspects pertaining to the investment and performance analysis of Dell Computer Inc. The report comprises with two assessments. The assessment one detailed about the equity valuation of the Dell Computer Inc. The current economic climate has been assessed in order to provide the assessment of the equity valuation. A comprehensive top-down approach has been carried out with regards to the Dell Computer Inc. Further the case describes facts pertaining to the intrinsic value of the company. Discounted Cash Flow valuation methods have been applied where necessary. Finally the first part commence with an academic justification of the valuation methods discussed. Part two of the report encompasses with an analysis of the company performances. The analysis has been carried out with the perspective of finance. Some of the techniques used are, Return on Capital Employed, Economic Value Added, and Shareholder Value Added. Finally the case discusses facts pertaining to the usefulness of the techniques used.

Keywords: Discounted Cash Flow, Equity Valuation, Investment, Performance Analysis

JEL Classification: D61, H43, G31

Suggested Citation

Dissanayake, D.M.N.S.W., A Top-Down Analysis of Dell Computer Incorporation: Evidences from Recent Financial Factors (May 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2127658 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2127658

D.M.N.S.W. Dissanayake (Contact Author)

University of Kelaniya ( email )

Kelaniya
Sri Lanka
Western 11600
Sri Lanka

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