cost of capital
Calculate the Real Cost of Catastrophe
To protect against threats to corporate value, many companies rely too heavily on insurance coverage.
The Explosion of Middle Market Lending Options
Midsized companies today enjoy broad access to private credit, but related challenges abound.
A Fresh Approach to Business Strategies
McKinsey consultants calculate the probability that specific strategies will achieve big success.
How Will Tax Reform Affect the Cost of Capital?
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will boost the cost of capital even as it hikes net cash flows.
Share Buybacks: Who Really Benefits?
Corporations should exist for a greater purpose than maximizing value to shareholders — and executives.
Will Tech Preserve the Cheap Cost of Capital?
On the contrary, those who say technological advances will help keep bond yields low are off-base, a top analyst claims.
Getting Over Hurdle Rates
Two-thirds of finance executives say they don’t invest in some projects that exceed their minimum acceptable returns. Why not?
How to Get Customers to Respond to Invoices on Time
Common mistakes include misplacement of the invoice and a failure by the approver to processes the invoice.
When Should You Give Investors Their Money Back?
It's when operating returns don't exceed estimated your estimated cost of capital, rounded up to the next whole number.
Is Financial Leverage Good for Shareholders?
Although high debt levels are touted to be shareholder-friendly, highly levered companies do not deliver higher returns.
GM Remeasures the Bar in Latin America
Connecting international hurdle rates to investor expectations.