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Ch 10: Equity Investments

About This Chapter

This fun chapter enables you to study for a test that covers equity investments without setting foot in a traditional classroom. View entertaining online lessons that can boost your knowledge of this subject, and take mini quizzes to gauge your comprehension and test readiness.

Equity Investments - Chapter Summary

If you are interested in strengthening your knowledge of equity investments or want to study this subject for the first time, you've reached the right place! This engaging chapter offers access to bite-sized lessons you can view any time to better understand the stock market, equity valuation, inactively traded securities and more. After reviewing the lessons, you will have the knowledge to:

  • Share the pros and cons of equity financing
  • Describe and calculate total equity
  • Discuss investment bankers and securities markets
  • Define and describe the valuation process for individual equity securities
  • Calculate the return on equity
  • Share examples of fundamental analysis
  • Provide the definitions of closely held companies
  • Identify benchmarks and describe management strategies for equity portfolios

All the lessons in this chapter are available around-the-clock and can be viewed using any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection. This flexibility enables you to study the basics of equity investments whenever and wherever your schedule permits. Before, during or after viewing the lessons, check your understanding of the concepts they cover by taking multiple-choice quizzes. A practice exam can check your overall comprehension of this chapter.

8 Lessons in Chapter 10: Equity Investments
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Is Equity Financing? - Definition, Pros, Cons & Examples

1. What Is Equity Financing? - Definition, Pros, Cons & Examples

Equity financing is as necessary to a business as air is to a person, but because it comes in several forms, it can easily be misunderstood. This article explains the various types of equity financing and explores their advantages and disadvantages for both companies and investors.

Calculating Total Equity: Definition & Formula

2. Calculating Total Equity: Definition & Formula

Equity is important to owners and investors of a business. In this lesson, you'll learn what total equity is, how to calculate it, and how it fits into the overall financial picture of a business. A short quiz follows.

Stock Market: Definition & Indices

3. Stock Market: Definition & Indices

Understanding what the stock market is and how indices summarize the market are essential pieces of knowledge for an investor. Let's take a look at what these terms mean and how investors apply these concepts.

Securities Markets and Investment Bankers

4. Securities Markets and Investment Bankers

Securities markets and investment banks provide opportunities for companies to obtain capital and people to make investments to increase their wealth. In this lesson, you'll learn about securities markets and the players involved.

Equity Valuation: Definition & Process

5. Equity Valuation: Definition & Process

This lesson includes an overview of equity valuation process. You will learn about the basic steps to follow to find the fair value of a company's equity shares.

How to Calculate the Return on Equity: Definition, Formula & Example

6. How to Calculate the Return on Equity: Definition, Formula & Example

After watching this video lesson, you will learn how the return on equity helps you as a potential investor determine whether a certain company is worth investing in or not. You'll also learn how companies perform this calculation.

Fundamental Analysis: Definition & Examples

7. Fundamental Analysis: Definition & Examples

In this lesson you will learn what Fundamental Analysis is, how its used to evaluate shares in a company, and what pieces of information are used to complete that evaluation.

Closely Held Companies & Inactively Traded Securities

8. Closely Held Companies & Inactively Traded Securities

In this lesson, we will define and discuss closely held companies. We'll explain why they often lead to inactively traded securities, and then conclude by discussing the implications of having shares infrequently traded.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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