Magni, Carlo Alberto (2005): Firm Value and the mis-use of the CAPM for valuation and decision making. Forthcoming in: Finance Letters
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This paper shows that a decision maker using the CAPM for valuing firms and making decisions may contradict Modigliani and Miller’s Proposition I, if he adopts the widely-accepted disequilibrium NPV. As a consequence, CAPM-minded agents employing this NPV are open to arbitrage losses and miss arbitrage opportunities. As a result, even though the use of the disequilibrium NPV for decision-making is deductively drawn from the CAPM, its use for both valuation and decision should be rejected.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Firm Value and the mis-use of the CAPM for valuation and decision making|
|Keywords:||Firm value, Free Cash Flow, CAPM, Modigliani and Miller’s Proposition I, Net Present Value, disequilibrium, arbitrage, decision making|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G11 - Portfolio Choice ; Investment Decisions
G - Financial Economics > G1 - General Financial Markets > G12 - Asset Pricing ; Trading Volume ; Bond Interest Rates
G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G31 - Capital Budgeting ; Fixed Investment and Inventory Studies ; Capacity
M - Business Administration and Business Economics ; Marketing ; Accounting ; Personnel Economics > M2 - Business Economics > M21 - Business Economics
|Depositing User:||Carlo Alberto Magni|
|Date Deposited:||07. Jan 2008 04:31|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 00:59|
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