Valuation

By Forbes Editors' Picks - forbes.com Russ Alan Prince Contributor Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Leadership Strategy I write about the creation and management of exceptional wealth. Many times entrepreneurs believe their companies are worth meaningfully more than what the market will bear. But the reality is that...

by Glen Cooper, Carolyn Ryan & Scott Perry www.myColoradoBusinessBrokers.com Selling a business is complicated. You can take control of the process, however, by learning what to do. All three of us are full-time business brokers and business coaches for small businesses. We’ve learned many lessons.       In this article, we write...

When considering the value of your company, there are basic value drivers. While it is difficult to place a specific value on them, one can take a look and make a “ballpark” judgment on each. How does your company look? Value DriverLowMediumHigh Business TypeLittle DemandSome DemandHigh Demand Business...

When considering the value of your company, there are basic value drivers. While it is difficult to place a specific value on them, one can take a look and make a “ballpark” judgment on each. How does your company look? Value Driver Low Medium High Business Type Little Demand Some Demand High Demand Business...

Business valuations are almost always difficult and often complex. A valuation is also frequently subject to the judgment of the person conducting it. In addition, the person conducting the valuation must assume that the information furnished to him or her is accurate. Here are some issues that...

Two businesses for sale could report the same numeric value for "earnings" and yet be far from equal. Three factors of earnings are listed below that tell more about the earnings than just the number. 1. Quality of earnings Quality of earnings measures whether the earnings are padded...