Retain Professional Judgment in Your Cost of Equity Estimates

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 30 No. 7
July 2024
cost of capital
cost of capital, discount rate, risk analysis, cost of equity, cost of capital professional


Amid the barrage of emerging technology, artificial intelligence, and automated valuation models, there is a concern in the profession about the “black box” phenomenon of using these tools. Dr. Michael Crain (Florida Atlantic University), the author of the Cost of Capital Professional platform, talks about this with Ron Seigneur (Seigneur Gustafson LLP) during a demo of the platform.