2013 cost of capital by industry sector, thanks (once again) to Damodaran

BVWireIssue #124-5
January 30, 2013

In his just-completed data update for 2013, Professor Aswath Damodaran (NYU Stern School of Business) has added a global summary that lists items such as beta and multiples for each sector and company in the covered regions (U.S., Japan, emerging markets, and Europe). With the U.S. data, he has provided an extra feature—at least for the risk measures and multiples—that breaks down the averages by market cap class; he has also added back the data set measuring the effect of capitalizing operating leases on debt ratios and returns on capital. To access his 2013 cost of capital update by industry sector in the U.S, click here.

“Finally, I continue to update separate data sets for India and China,” he says in the introduction to the complete 2013 data update. “While I include companies from both markets in the emerging market dataset, each of these markets is now large enough (> 3,000 firms) to allow for separate analysis.”

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