Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Model
Originally published: 19/09/2016 14:53
Last version published: 05/04/2018 12:30
Publication number: ELQ-10661-11
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Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Model

A step by step Discounted Cash Flow Analysis Tutorial (DCF model)

DCF analysis is a valuation method which uses future cash flow predictions to estimate investment return potential by discounting these projections to a present value approximation and using this to assess the attractiveness of the investment.

This 8-step DCF model template aims to help you calculate the value of a business. Every step is described and you are encouraged to ask questions if you need clarifications.

This DCF model template is all you need, it saves time (don't reinvent the wheel...), and it works!

You'll also find a few other models and tutorials we have put together on our Eloquens Channel here:

Should you have any questions on the model you're welcome to Private Message us via our Eloquens Channel or use the discussion feed below.

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- The Business Valuation Team

PS: if you want to access a Premium Version of a DCF Excel Model (including Synergy Valuation) it's here (and built by us):


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This DCF model can be used by CFOs, Students, Teachers, Business controllers, M&A analysts, Private Equity analysts etc. The model is easy to use, has a hiqh flexibility and gets the job done.

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