Goal of the Firm
1) Profit Maximization?
this goal ignores:
a) TIMING of Returns
(Time Value of Money - Ch. 5)
b) UNCERTAI...
Goal of the Firm
2) Shareholder Wealth
Maximization?
this is the same as:
a) Maximizing Firm Value
b) Maximizing Stock Pri...
Legal Forms of Business
1) Sole Proprietorship
 A business owned by a single individual.
 Owner maintains title to the f...
2a) General Partnership
 All partners have unlimited liability.
2b) Limited Partnership
 Consists of one or more general...
2c) Limited Liability Company (LLC)
 Cross between a partnership and a
corporation.
 Owners have limited liability, but ...
3) Corporation
 A business entity that legally functions separate
and apart from its owners.
 Owners’ liability is limit...
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
Corporation
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
Corporation Investors
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
Government
Corporation Investors
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
cash
Government
Corporation Investors
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
cash
Government
securities
Corporation Investors
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
Government
cash
securities
Corporation Investors
Secondary
markets
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
Government
cash
securities
Corporation Investors
Secondary
markets
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
Government
cash
securities
Corporation Investors
Secondary
markets
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
cash Investors
Secondary
markets
Government
securities
Cash flow
Corporation
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
cash Investors
Secondary
markets
Government
securities
Cash flow
tax
Corporation
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
cash Investors
Secondary
markets
Government
securities
Cash flow
reinvest
tax
Corpor...
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
cash Investors
Secondary
markets
Government
securities
Cash flow
reinvest
tax
Corpor...
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
 Primary Market
 Primary Market
 Market in which new issues of a security
are sold to initial buyers.
The Corporation and Financial
Mark...
 Primary Market
 Market in which new issues of a security
are sold to initial buyers.
 Secondary Market
The Corporation...
 Primary Market
 Market in which new issues of a security
are sold to initial buyers.
 Secondary Market
 Market in whi...
 Initial Public Offering (IPO)
The Corporation and Financial
Markets
 Initial Public Offering (IPO)
 The first time the firm’s stock is sold to
the general public.
The Corporation and Finan...
 Initial Public Offering (IPO)
 The first time the firm’s stock is sold to
the general public.
 Seasoned New Issue
The ...
 Initial Public Offering (IPO)
 The first time the firm’s stock is sold to
the general public.
 Seasoned New Issue
 A ...
Financial Management Axioms
1) Risk - return trade-off.
2) Time value of money.
3) Cash - not profits - is king.
4) Increm...
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  1. 1. Goal of the Firm 1) Profit Maximization? this goal ignores: a) TIMING of Returns (Time Value of Money - Ch. 5) b) UNCERTAINTY of Returns (Risk - Ch. 6)
  2. 2. Goal of the Firm 2) Shareholder Wealth Maximization? this is the same as: a) Maximizing Firm Value b) Maximizing Stock Price
  3. 3. Legal Forms of Business 1) Sole Proprietorship  A business owned by a single individual.  Owner maintains title to the firm’s assets.  Owner has unlimited liability. 2) Partnership  Similar to a sole proprietorship, except that there are two or more owners.
  4. 4. 2a) General Partnership  All partners have unlimited liability. 2b) Limited Partnership  Consists of one or more general partners, who have unlimited liability.  One or more limited partners (investors) whose liability is limited to the amount of their investment in the business. Legal Forms of Business
  5. 5. 2c) Limited Liability Company (LLC)  Cross between a partnership and a corporation.  Owners have limited liability, but the firm runs and is taxed like a partnership. Legal Forms of Business
  6. 6. 3) Corporation  A business entity that legally functions separate and apart from its owners.  Owners’ liability is limited to the amount of their investment in the firm.  Owners hold common stock certificates, and ownership can be transferred by selling the certificates. Legal Forms of Business
  7. 7. The Corporation and Financial Markets
  8. 8. The Corporation and Financial Markets Corporation
  9. 9. The Corporation and Financial Markets Corporation Investors
  10. 10. The Corporation and Financial Markets Government Corporation Investors
  11. 11. The Corporation and Financial Markets cash Government Corporation Investors
  12. 12. The Corporation and Financial Markets cash Government securities Corporation Investors
  13. 13. The Corporation and Financial Markets Government cash securities Corporation Investors Secondary markets
  14. 14. The Corporation and Financial Markets Government cash securities Corporation Investors Secondary markets
  15. 15. The Corporation and Financial Markets Government cash securities Corporation Investors Secondary markets
  16. 16. The Corporation and Financial Markets cash Investors Secondary markets Government securities Cash flow Corporation
  17. 17. The Corporation and Financial Markets cash Investors Secondary markets Government securities Cash flow tax Corporation
  18. 18. The Corporation and Financial Markets cash Investors Secondary markets Government securities Cash flow reinvest tax Corporation
  19. 19. The Corporation and Financial Markets cash Investors Secondary markets Government securities Cash flow reinvest tax Corporation dividends, etc.
  20. 20. The Corporation and Financial Markets  Primary Market
  21. 21.  Primary Market  Market in which new issues of a security are sold to initial buyers. The Corporation and Financial Markets
  22. 22.  Primary Market  Market in which new issues of a security are sold to initial buyers.  Secondary Market The Corporation and Financial Markets
  23. 23.  Primary Market  Market in which new issues of a security are sold to initial buyers.  Secondary Market  Market in which previously issued securities are traded. The Corporation and Financial Markets
  24. 24.  Initial Public Offering (IPO) The Corporation and Financial Markets
  25. 25.  Initial Public Offering (IPO)  The first time the firm’s stock is sold to the general public. The Corporation and Financial Markets
  26. 26.  Initial Public Offering (IPO)  The first time the firm’s stock is sold to the general public.  Seasoned New Issue The Corporation and Financial Markets
  27. 27.  Initial Public Offering (IPO)  The first time the firm’s stock is sold to the general public.  Seasoned New Issue  A new stock offering by a firm that already has stock that is traded in the secondary market. The Corporation and Financial Markets
  28. 28. Financial Management Axioms 1) Risk - return trade-off. 2) Time value of money. 3) Cash - not profits - is king. 4) Incremental cash flows count. 5) The curse of competitive markets. 6) Efficient capital markets. 7) The agency problem. 8) Taxes bias business decisions. 9) All risk is not equal.

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