Illustrative course outlines

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Introduction to equity valuation

What is covered?

This course is an introduction to, and overview of, the main approaches to equity valuation, including relative and absolute valuation approaches.  This course takes participants through both numerical valuation techniques such as PE, PS, EV/EBITDA and introduces some of the ideas behind technical analysis.

Who will benefit?

Participants with no prior knowledge of equity valuation looking for an introductory level course with practical examples and easy to apply techniques.

Course content

Valuation is an art, not a science
Fundamental analysis vs.Technical analysis
Relative value multiples
    • Equity multiples
    • Enterprise multiples
Absolute valuation
    • Net asset basis
    • Discounted cash flow
Principles of technical analysis
    • Dow theory
    • Trends and patterns – resistance and support 
    • Candlestick charts
    • Moving averages and crossovers


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