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  1. 1. Finance Management Lecture 2 By: Noor ul hadi (Lecturer)Govt College of Management Sciences Peshawar
  2. 2. An Overview of Financial Management• Financial management plays vital role in modern business organization. It raised fund and managed their fund. It supplement performance of employees, financial manage adapt changes, raised fund, invest in assets and manage wisely the firm resources, maximize the profit and grow the value of the firm.
  3. 3. Scope/Elements of FM• Investment decisions includes investment in fixed assets (called as capital budgeting). Investment in current assets is also a part of investment decisions called as working capital decisions.• Financial decisions - They relate to the raising of finance from various resources which will depend upon decision on type of source, period of financing, cost of financing and the returns thereby.• Dividend decision - The finance manager has to take decision with regards to the net profit distribution. Net profits are generally divided into two: – Dividend for shareholders- Dividend and the rate of it has to be decided. – Retained profits- Amount of retained profits has to be finalized which will depend upon expansion and diversification plans of the enterprise
  4. 4. Finance• Finance is the art of to raise fund and best allocation or utilization to achieve organizational goal.• A branch of economics concerned with resource allocation as well as resource management, acquisition and investment. Simply, finance deals with matters related to money and the markets.
  5. 5. Finance Vs FinancingFinance: Finance is a branch of economics that deals with the management of funds, financial resources and other assets. In broader terms, finance is raising or investing money either as equity or debt. Financing:• The process or means of acquiring capital necessary to conduct a business activity. Two of the most common forms of financing are debt financing and equity financing.
  6. 6. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENTDefinition:a. Financial Management means planning, organizing, directing and controlling the financial activities such as procurement and utilization of funds of the enterprise. It means applying general management principles to financial resources of the enterprise.b. Financial Management concerns the acquisition, financing, and management of assets with some overall goal in mind.
  7. 7. Careers in FinanceFinance or knowledge of finance is important for two reasons.• First you need the knowledge of finance to make personal decision i.e. investment your saving, buying and selling of building, car etc or planning your future (fund and pension)• Secondly organization needs the backing of finance in each function and departments,• The career of finance students may be exercise in:1. Capital market and institutions 2. investment3. Financial management
  8. 8. Institutions and capital marketsMoney & Capital markets, which deals with securities markets & financial institutions.• Bank• Insurance companies,• Mutual fund• Investment bakingFinancial manager needs knowledge of valuation techniques to determine interest rate, and a person with finance knowledge knows about stock, bond, mortgages, auto loan and certificate of deposit.
  9. 9. Investments• Investments, which focuses on the decisions of both individual and institutional investors as they choose assets for their investment portfolios.• Can work as – Brokerage house in sales or as security analyst. – Investment portfolio manager in bank, insurance and other institutes. – Work for Financial consulting firm. – Financial advisor for pension fund and investment. – Financial planner who help individual to develop and achieve long-term financial goal – Investment function • Sales • Analysis • Optimal mix (portfolio)
  10. 10. Financial management• Financial Management, or business finance which involves the actual management of firms.• Financial management is important for all type of business including public and private sector. – Banks – Financial institutes – Government operation – Because FM includes decision making, selection of securities
  11. 11. Responsibility of the Financial Staff• Maximize stock value by: – Forecasting and planning – Investment and financing decisions – Coordination and control – Transactions in the financial markets – Managing risk
  12. 12. Role of Finance in a Typical Business Organization Board of Directors President VP: Sales VP: Finance VP: Operations Treasurer Controller Credit Manager Cost Accounting Inventory Manager Financial AccountingCapital Budgeting Director Tax Department
  13. 13. Financial Management Issues of the New Millennium• The effect of changing technology• The globalization of business
  14. 14. Percentage of Revenue and Net Income from Overseas Operations for 10 Well- Known Corporations, 2001 Company % of Revenue % of Net Income from overseas from overseas Coca-Cola 60.8 35.9 Exxon Mobil 69.4 60.2 General Electric 32.6 25.2 General Motors 26.1 60.6 IBM 57.9 48.4 JP Morgan Chase & 35.5 51.7 Co. McDonald’s 63.1 61.7 Merck 18.3 58.1 3M 52.9 47.0 Sears, Roebuck 10.5 7.8
  15. 15. Alternative Forms of Business Organization• Sole proprietorship• Partnership• Corporation
  16. 16. Sole proprietorships & Partnerships• Advantages – Ease of formation – Subject to few regulations – No corporate income taxes• Disadvantages – Difficult to raise capital – Unlimited liability – Limited life
  17. 17. Corporation• Advantages – Unlimited life – Easy transfer of ownership – Limited liability – Ease of raising capital• Disadvantages – Double taxation – Cost of set-up and report filing
  18. 18. Financial Goals of the Corporation• The primary financial goal is shareholder wealth maximization, which translates to maximizing stock price. – Do firms have any responsibilities to society at large? – Is stock price maximization good or bad for society? – Should firms behave ethically?
  19. 19. Is stock price maximization the same as profit maximization?• No, despite a generally high correlation amongst stock price, EPS, and cash flow.• Current stock price relies upon current earnings, as well as future earnings and cash flow.• Some actions may cause an increase in earnings, yet cause the stock price to decrease (and vice versa).
  20. 20. Agency relationships• An agency relationship exists whenever a principal hires an agent to act on their behalf.• Within a corporation, agency relationships exist between: – Shareholders and managers – Shareholders and creditors
  21. 21. Shareholders versus Managers• Managers are naturally inclined to act in their own best interests.• But the following factors affect managerial behavior: – Managerial compensation plans – Direct intervention by shareholders – The threat of firing – The threat of takeover
  22. 22. Shareholders versus Creditors• Shareholders (through managers) could take actions to maximize stock price that are detrimental to creditors.• In the long run, such actions will raise the cost of debt and ultimately lower stock price.
  23. 23. Factors that affect stock price • Projected cash flows to shareholders • Timing of the cash flow stream • Riskiness of the cash flows
  24. 24. Basic Valuation Model CF CF CF Value = 1 + 2 + + n (1 +k) 1 (1 +k) 2 (1 +k) n n CF =∑ t t . t = (1 +k) 1• To estimate an asset’s value, one estimates the cash flow for each period t (CFt), the life of the asset (n), and the appropriate discount rate (k)• Throughout the course, we discuss how to estimate the inputs and how financial management is used to improve them and thus maximize a firm’s value.
  25. 25. Factors that Affect the Level and Riskiness of Cash Flows• Decisions made by financial managers: – Investment decisions – Financing decisions (the relative use of debt financing) – Dividend policy decisions• The external environment
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