International Coal - WACC Analysis

International Coal (Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) Analysis)



Helpful Information for International Coal's Analysis

What is the WACC Formula? Analyst use the WACC Discount Rate (weighted average cost of capital) to determine International Coal's investment risk. WACC Formula = Cost of Equity (CAPM) * Common Equity + (Cost of Debt) * Total Debt. The result of this calculation is an essential input for the discounted cash flow (DCF) analysis for International Coal. Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price for investments in International Coal before they make value investing decisions. This WACC analysis is used in International Coal's discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation and see how the WACC calculation affect's International Coal's company valuation.

WACC Analysis Information

1. The WACC (discount rate) calculation for International Coal uses comparable companies to produce a single WACC (discount rate). An industry average WACC (discount rate) is the most accurate for International Coal over the long term. If there are any short-term differences between the industry WACC and International Coal's WACC (discount rate), then International Coal is more likely to revert to the industry WACC (discount rate) over the long term.

2. The WACC calculation uses the higher of International Coal's WACC or the risk free rate, because no investment can have a cost of capital that is better than risk free. This situation may occur if the beta is negative and International Coal uses a significant proportion of equity capital.