Stop by the beginners board and ask away. There are a few of us who check there frequently. Good conversations arise that help all of us explore
"You got your bond portfolio in my software!"
"No, you got your software in my bond portfolio?"
The strength of MSFT may very well be
Doesn't TMF sell CAPS as insight into the market because 'real' stock pickers are giving their feedback for the whole community to use?
If it is a game, CAPS stars are a hoax. If it is not a game then CAPS
We have all the inputs we need now all we need to do is run them through a Xstage model. I'm going to run the numbers through a two stage model, 5 years of estimated growth, 5 years where estimated declines to terminal growth, then
So far for UPS we have looked at a couple ways of looking at Free Cash Flow and looked at ways to reasonably estimate growth. The last piece of a discounted cash flow IV is to figure out a reasonable discount.
Now that we have some working FCF numbers to work with we need to figure out what a reasonable growth rate would be for UPS.
The analyst consensus is 12.8% growth for the next 5 years.
Last post we looked at calculating Free Cash Flow to Firm using the Statement of earnings for EBIT, the Balance sheet for changes in debt and Working Capital and finally the Cash flow sheet for CapEx and Depreciation.
Just for fun I thought we could run through how to calculate Free Cash Flow to Firm for one of the companies on my list of potentially undervalued stocks.
UPS is a pretty straight forward
FWIW in the past I have used CAPS as place to experiment trading ideas/methods I would probably never actually employ. I was not trying to win some game or beat some CAPS bench mark. What I have done in the past is isolate an