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Barriers to entry, concentration, and Tobin"s q ratio

by K. C. Chen

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Published by College of Commerce and Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in [Urbana, Ill.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18).

StatementK. C. Chen, David C. Cheng, Gailen L. Hite
SeriesBEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1022, BEBR faculty working paper -- no. 1022.
ContributionsCheng, David C., Hite, Gailen L., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. College of Commerce and Business Administration
The Physical Object
Pagination18, [6] p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25105312M
OCLC/WorldCa742053312

Tobin's Q Market value of assets divided by replacement value of assets. A Tobin's Q ratio greater than 1 indicates the firm has done well with its investment decisions. Named after James Tobin, Yale University economist. Tobin's Q Ratio A ratio of a company's market value to its total asset value. Tobin's Q ratio is based on the work of James Tobin. Units: Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted Frequency: Quarterly Notes: Source ID: FLQ For more information about the Flow of Funds tables, see the Financial Accounts Guide. With each quarterly release, the source may make major data and structural revisions to the series and tables.

Tobins q which is the ratio of the firms market value to the replacement cost of its assets. Need accurate measures of market value and replacement cost of capital, >1 greater implied profits Structure-Conduct-Performance in practice Market Concentration: Assume there are n firms producing a homogeneous good, same mc.   Tobin's q Ratio and Industrial Organization q 1 21 q Now ai will serve as a measure of the long-run value of qi for the firm An allowance should also be made for the presence of dying firms (firms which are not replacing their capital stock).

EV/EBITDA Example: eBay, Jefferies, Dec. “The current valuation [i.e., market price] of $/share implies a mere x our FY09 estimated EBITDA for the marketplace biz. Our analysis applies a market multiple of 12x for Paypal (the average EV/EBITDA multiple for Visa and MasterCard), 8x for marketing services and $1B for Skype. A more reasonable multiple for . From Barriers to Entry to Barriers to Survival Paul J. Verdin and Peter J. Williamson* I. Barriers to Entry: Walled City versus Minefield In his seminal book, Bain (, p3) argued that the condition of entry was primarily a structural phenomenon, roughly akin Cited by: 3.


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Barriers to entry, concentration, and Tobin"s q ratio by K. C. Chen Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Tobin's q Ratio and Industrial Organization. the absence of barriers to entry and exit, q will be driven down to one. four-firm concentration ratio. Tobin's Q is at a current level ofan increase of or % from last quarter.

This is an increase of or % from last year and is higher than the long term average of   Excellent question. Tobin's q ratio is defined as market value of the company/replacement value of the company's assets. Price/Book ratio is the market value of the company/book value.

So we see that the numerator in both ratios (the market. Formula for Calculating Tobin’s Q Ratio. Tobin’s Q Ratio = Market Price of the Company / Replacement Cost.

The market price of the company means a price of a company based on the market traded price whereas replacement cost of the company is the cost which a new entrepreneur will have to incur to create the identical/similar company. Start studying Microeconomics Ch. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. C- There is no relationship between the likelihood and the size of the concentration ratio. The greater are the barriers to entry into an industry,_____. Tobin's Q Chart.

Add to Watchlists Create an Alert Overview ; Interactive Chart ; Fundamental Chart. A picture's worth a mountain of numbers– and our charts are excellent for isolating and highlighting a security's key leverage points, liberating them from the rows and columns of numbers and ratios in which they are often buried.

Tobin's Q Ratio Tobin's Q Ratio, is the market value of a company's assets divided by their replacement value. Replacement value being. Tobins Q Theory Tobin’s Q theory was developed in by James Tobin. Tobin’s Q is a ratio which compares the value of the stocks of a listed entity in the capital market with the value of its equity book value.

Usually Tobin’s Q was applied as a method for predicting investment behavior. The chart below shows the Q Ratio relative to its arithmetic mean of 1 (i.e., divided the ratio data points by the average). This gives a more intuitive sense to the numbers. For example, the all-time Q Ratio high at the peak of the Tech Bubble was — which suggests that the market price was % above the historic average of replacement.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Let us make an in-depth study of the Theory of Tobin’s q. After reading this article you will also learn about: 1.

Concept of Tobin’s q 2. Implications of Tobin’s q 3. Factors of Tobin’s q. Concept of Tobin’s q: Stock market fluctuations cause investment fluctuations.

Stock prices are high when firms have various [ ]. The Q ratio on U.S. equities has dropped to from a peak of inand reaching has always signaled the end of a bear market, said Napier, 44, the author of “Anatomy of the Bear,” a study of how business cycles change course.

The Q ratio for U.S. equities has fluctuated between and 3 in the past years. how to calculate Tobin's Q Showing of 7 messages. how to calculate Tobin's Q: Amit Sarker: 7/7/15 AM: Hi, I am struggling to calculate market to book ratio (Tobin's Q) from Compustat. I need this ratio for all the UK companies of last 15 year and I am not sure about which variables and method I should use for that.

(end of day. for every Rupee worth of new machinery, the firm can sell the stock for q rupee and earn a profit = q – 1. In other words, when q > 1, firms find it profitable to acquire additional capital because value of capital exceeds the cost of acquiring it.

Thus, when q > 1 → Investment will increase. CORPORATION, AND TOBIN'S q-RATIO Wi Saeng Kim * such as entry barriers, thus enhancing the ability of firms to earn mono- The four-firm concentration ratio (CON) which is.

Data to compute Tobin's Q for most other countries, particularly emerging countries, are not available. As a result, many economists have begun to use the ratio of the stock market capitalization to GDP as an approximation for Tobin's Q. Our paper aims to study the impact of the regulatory disclosure requirements enacted in on the income smoothing behaviour (a proxy for quality of financial reporting) and on firm valuation (measured by Topins’ q ratio) of Jordanian listed firms on Amman Stock Exchange (ASE).

A high concentration ratio implies that few sellers make up the industry; a low concentration ratio implies that more than a few sellers make up the industry Cartel Theory A theory of oligopoly in which oligopolistic firms act as if there were only one firm in the industry.

cost of its capital stock, as “Q” and propose to use this ratio to measure the firm’s incentive to invest in capital. This ratio has become known as Tobin’s average Q.

Hayashi () provides conditions under which average Q is equal to marginal q. Abel and Eberly () develop a unified q theory of investment in neoclassic settings.

This ratio helps you analyze your company's value in the stock market. The Tobin's Q Ratio formula is devised by James Tobin of Yale University. This ratio hypothesizes the combined market value of all the companies on the stock market. Just divide the total market value of firm by the total asset value of firm to calculate the ratio.

Tobin’s Q: The Market is 60% Overvalued Posted on January 9, | 5 Comments The popularity of inflation and credit expansion, the ultimate source of the repeated attempts to render people prosperous by credit expansion, and thus the cause of the cyclical fluctuations of business, manifests itself clearly in the customary terminology.Tobin's Q Ratio A ratio of a company's market value to its total asset value.

Tobin's Q ratio is based on the work of James Tobin, who suggested that a fairly priced company ought to have a price equal to its total asset value. Thus, when Tobin's Q ratio is less than one, it means that the market value of the company is less than the total asset value.Tobin's 'q' theory: Economics theory of investment behavior where 'q' represents the ratio of the market value of a firm's existing shares (share capital) to the replacement cost of the firm's physical assets (thus, replacement cost of the share capital).

It states that if q (representing equilibrium) is greater than one (q > 1), additional.