Re-evaluating an investment decision

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Jacob, USA

Re-evaluating an investment decision

Question: I am re-evaluating an investment decision from 2004 - - where the initial investment was made. If I wanted to look at the investment today would I need to take the future value of the past CFs and investment into todays dollars and then re run my DCF model. I believe this is the right approach. Thoughts?


Isaac Nyamanza, Zimbabwe

Timing with NPV

Revalue the initial investment to its present value and discount the future cash flows to get NPV as at now. This will give you a better position for decision making.

Muhammad Habeeb, Pakistan

Think now when you think about decision making.

As an opinion there is no problem to take past CFs for the re-evaluation, but the decision made in the past was probably valid in that situation. So think now to see whether some "being things remain equal" is still valid or not. See cash flows in the current scenarios for technical, economical, social & legal feasibility.

kssubramanian, india


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Abubakar Umar, Nigeria

Re-evaluating an Investment Decision

It is better to consider the past cash flows up to 2004 and adjust other variables to begin your ana... Sign up

mahrukh, pakistan

the context

For the sake of decision making ignore all past expenditure and for the sake of re-evaluation,contex... Sign up

mac, Uganda

Base on the past

I really think thats a great idea, you've got to take into consideration how things were in the past... Sign up


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