Financial Literature About Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
IESE Business School Working Paper No. 606
24 Pages Posted: 14 Jun 2005
Date Written: July 2005
There is a wealth of literature about discounted cash flow valuation. In this paper, we will discuss the most important papers, highlighting those that propose different expressions for the value of the tax shield (VTS). The discrepancies between the various theories on the valuation of a company's equity using discounted cash flows originate in the calculation of the value of the tax shield (VTS). This paper illustrates and analyzes 7 different theories and presents a new interpretation of the theories.
Keywords: Discounted cash flow valuation, cash flow valuation, value of tax shields, present value of the net increases of debt, required return to equity
JEL Classification: G12, G31, G32
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