University of Phoenix FIN 370 Week 4 DQ
DQ#1 . What is meant by Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)? What are the components of WACC? Why is WACC a more appropriate discount rate when doing capital budgeting? What is the impact on WACC when an organization needs to raise long term capital?
DQ#2 What is an Initial Public Offering (IPO)? How does an IPO allow an organization to grow financially? When is a merger or an acquisition, rather than an IPO, a more appropriate way to grow?