2018 Valuation Handbook - U.S. Industry Cost of Capital

May 2018 Softcover

Carla Nunes, James Harrington, Roger Grabowski

Duff & Phelps

PLEASE NOTE: The 2018 Valuation Handbook – U.S. Industry Cost of Capital is published with data through March 31, 2018. It includes three intra-year, quarterly updates with data through June, September, and December 2018.  

The Duff & Phelps 2018 Valuation Handbook  U.S. Industry Cost of Capital provides valuation professionals with the same type of rigorous industry-level analysis previously published in the green-cover Morningstar/Ibbotson Cost of Capital Yearbook (now discontinued). Using the most recent, up-to-date data is critical. This resource provides current data throughout the year through three quarterly updates.

This resource provides up to 8 cost of equity capital and weighted average cost of capital (WACC) estimates for each of the U.S. industries covered in the book, plus capital structure, valuation (trading) multiples, sales, market capitalization, capital structure, several levered and unlevered beta estimates (e.g. ordinary-least squares (OLS) beta, sum beta, downside beta, etc.), financial and profitability ratios, equity returns, aggregate forward-looking earnings-per-share (EPS) growth rates, and more.

*IMPORTANT: This book is now only available as a softcover publication and updates are automatically included. Book only purchases are no longer offered. The book will ship directly from the printer, so please allow 7-10 business days for delivery within the United States (excluding territories) from the time of purchase. For deliveries outside of the United States, or to United States territories, please allow approximately 20 business days for delivery. 

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Highlights of the Valuation Handbook - U.S. Industry Cost of Capital Include:


  • Industry-level cost of capital estimates for approximately 180 U.S. industries
  • Cost of equity capital and weighted average cost of capital (WACC) are calculated eight ways for each industry
  • Detailed industry-level statistics including:
    • Industry performance compared to the S&P 500 over 1-, 3- and 5-year periods
    • Valuation Multiples
    • Capital Structure
    • And more
  • Analysis of off-balance-sheet debt for approximately 180 U.S. industries
  • And much more!

The three quarterly updates (delivered in print format) include data through: 

  • June
  • September
  • December