Thursday January 23, 2020

Valuing and spotting value is harder than it sometimes seems

There are many traps in trying to accurately assess value, says Michael Murray

13th August, 2017

Despite the transparency and liquidity of the developed world’s largest stock markets, assessing value can prove challenging. There are many traps in trying to accurately do so. Nobody claims that valuation is an exact science, even if it is likely to be more exact for some types of companies than others.

It is impossible to generalise because of the vast differences between what is usually involved in valuing a property company, for example,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Varying interests will be lining up to fight their corner as Europe aims to reorganise and reinvent economic supply chains to ‘reconcile the economy with our planet’

Daniel Murray | 1 month ago

The threat of no-deal has led many businesses to identify and eliminate inefficiencies, allowing them to do more with less

Brian Cremin | 1 month ago

Real conversations about wealth transfer from parents to children are a must – and they should be had in plenty of time

Peter Kinsella | 1 month ago