Facebook and Twitter: Hedging the bets

Aswath Damodaran

I am not a big user of social media. I have a Facebook page, which I don't visit often, never respond to pokes and don't post ....

22 February, 2016

Up, up and away! A crowd-valuation of Uber!

Aswath Damodaran

In June 2014, I tried to value Uber and arrived at an estimated value for the firm of $6 billion, an impressive number for a ....

3 December, 2014
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Twitter's bar mitzvah! Is social media coming of age?

Aswath Damodaran

Life's transitions, from single to married, from renter to homeowner, and from employed to retired, just to name a few, are never ....

18 November, 2014

Alibaba's coming out party: Valued right, but is it priced right?

Aswath Damodaran

As Alibaba's IPO approaches and the road show kicks into high gear, questions about its accounting, value and corporate governance ....

18 September, 2014

Facebook buys Whatsapp for $19B: Value and pricing perspectives

Aswath Damodaran

This week, I was at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, talking about the difference between price and value. I built the ....

22 February, 2014

Valuation Myths: Young companies cannot be valued

Aswath Damodaran

Twitter is now officially a publicly traded company, and I am glad that we no longer have to debate the IPO price and what will ....

19 November, 2013
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Market Mood Swings: Facebook Euphoria

Aswath Damodaran

Facebook"s stock price briefly hit $38, its IPO price, just before today"s opening bell. In the 15 months since it went public, ....

1 August, 2013

A tangled web of values: Enterprise value, Firm Value and Market Cap

Aswath Damodaran

Investors, analysts and financial journalists use different measures of value to make their investment cases and it is not a surprise ....

1 July, 2013

Marty Lipton: Shareholder champion, stakeholder protector or management tool?

Aswath Damodaran

I do not personally know Marty Lipton, nor have I met him. Based on what I have read about him and by him (he is a prolific writer), ....

12 March, 2013

Hundred dollar bills are hard to come by!

Aswath Damodaran

It looks like I just I cannot stay away from the Apple story, with Tim Cook making a splash (or a belly flop) with his speech ....

26 February, 2013
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The year in review: Apple's universe?

Aswath Damodaran

As the year winds to a close, I don't think that there can be much debate that this was Apple's year, for better or for worse. ....

28 December, 2012

Social media bubble burst at 12.15 pm New York time on May 18: Valuation guru

Shrija Agrawal

The social media bubble that had been building up for the last five to six years might have actually burst. Aswath Damodaran, ....

30 May, 2012

Social media bubble burst at 12.15 pm New York time on May 18: Valuation guru

Shrija Agrawal

The social media bubble that had been building up for the last five to six years might have actually burst. Aswath Damodaran, ....

29 May, 2012