Security Analysis

This course focuses on the fundamental principles and techniques of security analysis. The course will deal with the following topics: Securities regulation in the Philippines; the investment environment; markets and instruments; macroeconomic and industry analysis; fundamental analysis; technical analysis; equity valuation models; financial statement analysis; derivatives instruments; and special topics. The course begins with an overview of the investment environment, financial markets and trading of securities, followed by a more in-depth analysis of key investment topics. These topics include: asset allocation and portfolio management, performance measurement, the capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, term structure of interest rates, market efficiency, valuation of equities, bonds and derivatives.