Terminal Value

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)


+0.84 (+1.64%)
Growth in perpetuity method:
Long-term growth rate
WACC (%) 7.92
Free cash flow (t + 1) 11,429.88
Terminal Value 193,072.36
Present Value of Terminal Value 131,889.56

Now that we’ve estimated the free cash flow generated over the five-year forecast period, we need to estimate the value of Cisco Systems, Inc.’s cash flows after that period (if we don’t include this, we would have to assume that Cisco Systems, Inc. stopped operating at the end of the five-year forecast period). To do so, we’ll determine the company’s terminal value.