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Stock Valuation -- Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
This chapter examines how investors put a value on a stock, types of stocks, and the mechanics of the system for trading them. Our lessons are designed with a multiple exposure approach that enhances your comprehension and retention of the material. The lessons in this chapter will teach you about:
- Common stock valuation
- Types of growth
- Types of stocks
- Dealers and brokers
- The New York Stock Exchange
|Common Stock Valuation & Types of Growth||Learn about common methods of stock valuation and types of growth.|
|What is a Stock? - Definition, Types & Examples||Discover the difference between common and preferred stock.|
|Dealers & Brokers in the Stock Market||Look at the differing roles of dealers and brokers.|
|The New York Stock Exchange: Definition & Organization||Study the NYSE, its organization and operations.|
1. Common Stock Valuation & Types of Growth
Common stock valuation determines the price that a stock will sell for. Valuations are highly dependent on the expected growth of the stock. Let's look at how stock valuation works and the different ways of calculating growth.
2. What is a Stock? - Definition, Types & Examples
This lesson will explore the concept of ownership in a company through stock. Also in this lesson, different types of stocks will be explained and examples will be given.
3. Dealers & Brokers in the Stock Market
The New York Stock Exchange serves as a marketplace for dealers and brokers to buy and sell stocks. In this lesson we will examine the distinction between dealers and brokers.
4. The New York Stock Exchange: Definition & Organization
Located on Wall Street in Manhattan, the New York Stock Exchange is a marketplace for buying and selling stocks. In this lesson, we will review how it is organized and how investors trade stocks on the exchange.
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Other chapters within the Finance 101: Principles of Finance course
- Introduction to Corporate Finance
- Financial Statements, Taxes & Cash Flow
- Financial Statement Basics
- Long-Term Financial Planning & Growth
- Introduction to Valuation Methods
- Discounted Cash Flow Valuation
- Interest Rates & Bond Valuation
- Net Present Value & Investment Basics
- Capital Investment Decisions
- Accounting Risk & Return
- Return, Risk, & the Security Market Line
- Options & Corporate Finance
- Cost of Capital
- Financial Leverage & Capital Structure
- Dividends & Dividend Policy
- Short-Term Financing & Planning
- Cash & Liquidity Management
- Credit & Inventory Management
- International Corporate Finance
- Studying for Finance 101