Investment Analysis

Master's degree in Auditing and Financial Analysis, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 13851/2011 - 14/10/2011

5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 41,0 TP


Elements of Financial Calculus ( advisory).

Review and deepening of the most significant concepts relating to Investment Analysis, in the optical of adding value to the firm. Special attention will be given to the rules of evaluation of investment projects,incorporation of techniques for risk analysis and consideration of real options.

I - Introduction;
II - Tools of Corporate Finance;
III - Risk and cost of capital estimation;
IV Investment analysis;
V - Investment decision rules;
VI - Uncertainty and risk in capital budgeting;
VII - Investment returns and Corporate Strategy.
VIII - Real Options; applications in Corporate Finance.

Evaluation Methodology
- Written test;
- Critical analysis of Papers;
- Resolution of Exercises.
- Class performance.

- Barros, C. (2000). Decisões de Investimento e Financiamento de Projectos. Lisboa: Sílabo
- Damodaran, A. (2015). Applied Corporate Finance. U.S.A.: Wiley

Method of interaction
Lectures making use of audiovisual resources and resolution of practical cases. Critical analysis of papers.

Software used in class
Excel, Power Point