How to Value Stocks Using Discounted Cash Flow DCF Analysis.

Part 7 of 7 (the finale, hooray!) of our free Value of Everything investment education course!

In this video, Owen moves step-by-step through a DCF Analysis.

DCFs are the most common valuation technique used by analysts and investors to calculate the value (sometimes called "price targets") of shares/stocks, businesses and companies.

DCFs are frequently used by private equity firms, investment bankers, professional accountants, consultants, private investors and more.

Other Valuation Videos

For lesson 1, "The Purpose of Valuation", go here.

For Lesson 2, "Using Ratios to Value Stocks", go here.

For Lesson 3, "Using Assets on the Balance Sheet to Value Businesses", go here.

For Lesson 4, "How to Value Stocks and Businesses using Earnings Power Value (EPV)", go here.

For Lesson 5, "Valuing Growth Stocks Using EPV Earnings Multiplier", go here.

For Lesson 6, "Valuing Stocks Using Dividend Discount Models (DDMs)", go here.

Other educational resources on DCF Analysis:

CFA Institute Curriculum Level 2 Equities


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We're very busy working on new and improved finance courses. Some of the future topics we'll cover include AccountingTechnical Analysis, Alternative Investments, Taxation, The basics of bonds and Economics

We'll also be covering advanced topics in business valuation, like scenario analysis, investment banking, private equity and more.

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