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    A summary that indicates how the concepts and principles from the text problem sets for bond valuation, stock valuation, required return for a preferred stock and CAPM apply to health care finance

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    The finance concepts listed can be used in health care extensively.
    1. Bond Valuation: All the major health care companies have outstanding bonds. Merck, Pfizer etc. are all publicly traded companies and have bonds outstanding. Health care analysts use the industry knowledge that they have to appropriately price these bonds. Health care is typically less risky than the market. Thus, the risk premium associated with these bonds would be less than what it would be for other companies.
    2. Stock Valuation: A similar concept applies to these ...

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