RBC Bearings - WACC Analysis

RBC Bearings (Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) Analysis)

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Helpful Information for RBC Bearings's Analysis

What is the WACC Formula? Analyst use the WACC Discount Rate (weighted average cost of capital) to determine RBC Bearings'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 RBC Bearings. Value Investing Importance? This method is widely used by investment professionals to determine the correct price for investments in RBC Bearings before they make value investing decisions. This WACC analysis is used in RBC Bearings's discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation and see how the WACC calculation affect's RBC Bearings's company valuation.

WACC Analysis Information

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

2. The WACC calculation uses the higher of RBC Bearings'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 RBC Bearings uses a significant proportion of equity capital.