• How to Calculate WACC, Cost Equity and Debt
  • How to Calculate WACC, Cost Equity and Debt
Originally published: 26/03/2018 12:41
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How to Calculate WACC, Cost Equity and Debt

This video teaches you how to calculate WACC, Cost of Equity and Debt.

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This video explains how to calculate cost of equity and cost of debt. If we want to discount cashflows, we need to use WACC.

> WACC = Weighted Average Cost of Capital
> A calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is proportionately weighted. All capital sources (inc. preferred stock, common stock, bonds and any other long-term debt) are included in the calculation.
> WACC is calculated by multiplying the cost of each capital component by its proportional weight and then summing.
> Cost of equity is calculated using the CAPM method
> Cost of Equity = Rf + B (Rm-Rf)

Cost of Capital :
WACC = E-V x Ke + D-V x Kd x(1-T)
Ke = cost of equity
Kd = cost of debt
E = market value of the firm's equity
D = market value of the firm's debt
E-V = percentage of financing that is equity
D-V = percentage of financing that is debt
T = corporate tax rate

Video length: 6:44

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