This multimedia tutorial teaches students how to calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). It also shows interactive graphs where the students can analyze the effects of equity beta asset beta and the financing mix of the company on the WACC and the NPV. These graphs are complemented by several exercises.
At the end of the tutorial a simple practical case about the correct procedure to use for calculating the WACC when a company is going to float on the stock market is included. This section is complemented by links to websites where the financial information needed to complete the exercise can be found (equity betas from different sectors and their financing mix). .
In this multimedia tool many interactive graphs are presented where students can observe the effect of a variable over others. We have developed different numerical exercises for students to cement the concepts of WACC beta coefficient risk premium or market risk rate debt cost equity cost among others. Students have the opportunity to practice many times and we invite them to surf the internet searching for financial information required for some of the exercises.
This interactive tutorial allows students to understand several important financial concepts such as the present value the future value interest and time amongst others. It shows the relationship between these concepts and how to calculate each.
In order to reach this objective charts with definitions and equations interactive graphs and exercises are included.
Tutorial multimedia que apoya al alumno a comprender conceptos fundamentales del área financiera como: valor actual, valor futuro, interés y tiempo, entre otros. También se espera que entienda la relación existente entre estos conceptos y la forma de calcularlos.
Para llevar a cabo estos objetivos se emplean tablas de conceptos y ecuaciones gráficas interactivas y ejercicios.