Adjusting the Cost of Equity for a Private Firm
Originally published: 12/07/2016 10:54
Publication number: ELQ-50199-1
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Adjusting the Cost of Equity for a Private Firm

This model can be used to adjust equity costs for firms

The user must input the following variables:
- Equity
- Debt
- Debt Ratio

Note: this model is being shared with the authorization of Professor Aswath Damodaran from NYU Stern Business School (

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Further information

- Debt to capital ratio for private firm
- Total beta for firm
- Weight in Cost of Capital
- Cost of Component



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