Valuation of Equity using Discounted Cash flow Method


Mrs.Shailaja Konek, Research Scholar
Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka, India.
Ms.Srilakshmi.D, Research Scholar
VSK University, Bellary, Karnataka, India.


The growth of any economy depends on the strong financial system. Capital market plays a significant role in channelizing the savings into an investment activity by providing the platform to the investors as well as the firms to raise money. There are various instruments available for investment activities globally. Every investor has an objective to diversify portfolio globally to minimize risk among foreign markets and companies. Investor has to acquire the necessary skills to analyze the stocks to make better investment decisions in order to create wealth maximization. Valuation of equity is pre requisite for intelligent decision making in choosing the right scrip for investment in deciding the true value or intrinsic value of a share. There are few methodologies to evaluate the valuation of stocks such as discounted cash flow method, dividend discounted model. In this backdrop, this paper made an attempt to evaluate the Skyworks Solutions, Inc. stock with free cash flow to equity (FCFE) method of valuation during the 2016 to 2019 and to determine the intrinsic value of the stock and results found to be undervalued.