There is a common belief in the market that stocks that trade at less than their book values
are perceived to be cheap, while stocks that trade way above their book values
are deemed overpriced.
Out of these 130 stocks, 84 were below their book values
on January 1 last year as well.
Taipei, July 14, 2011 (CENS) -- To facilitate the future expansion by domestic banks of their mainland Chinese operations, the Bankers Association ROC has requested the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) to raise the ceiling of the total risk exposure incurred by the mainland Chinese operations to 30% of domestic banks' total assets, rather than 50% of their book values
, as proposed by the FSC.
Earnings, book values
, and dividends in security valuation.
Teranishi told reporters the RCC should be able to purchase loans based on ''the prices computed by subtracting loan-loss provisions from the book values
of the loans'' if the RCC applies flexibility to its price-setting process.
As expected, accounting earnings and book values
in all four countries are positively correlated with price, indicating that accounting earnings and book value
are important variables in explaining firm values in all four countries.
The present values of future cash flows from each company's acquisitions have simply not supported the book values
of the acquisition's goodwill.
However, Stern Stewart makes a number of adjustments to accounting book values
to derive a more accurate estimate of invested capital, or a true "economic" book value
Because they're so thinly traded, their share prices are insulated from the stock market's short-term volatility, and because it is virtually impossible for an investor to mount a takeover move, their valuations are significantly lower than similarly listed stocks, with many trading below their book values
The ED combines these two approaches by defining the impairment loss as the difference between discounted cash flows and book value
but only recognizing the impairment if undiscounted cash flows are less than book values
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The relaxation is prompted by the drastic shrinkage in the book values
of insurance firms, following the outbreak of global financial tsunami, making it difficult for them to effectively utilize their applicable insurance funds, due to the existing restrictions.