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Earnings and dividend model for value of Allen Corporation

J. Jones Investment Bankers will use a combined earnings and dividend model to determine the value of the Allen Corporation. Estimate earnings per share for the next five years are:
2008 - $3.20
2009 - 3.60
2010 - 4.10
2011 - 4.62
2012 - 5.20

a. If 40% of earnings are paid out in dividends and the discount rate is 11%, determine the present value of dividends. Round all values you compute to two places to the right of the decimal point throughout.

b. If it is anticipated that the stock will trade at a P/E of 15 times 2012 earnings, determine the stock's price at that point in time and discount back the stock price for five years at 11%.

c. Add together parts a and b to determine the stock price under this combined earnings and dividen model.

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Posting ID: 439842
Subject: Business Topic: Accounting/Business Analysis/Financial Reporting Level: Year 4
Credit Value: 2 Deadline: November 17, 2011, 2:32 pm

J. Jones investment bankers will use a combined earnings and dividend model to determine the value of the Allen Corporation. Estimate earnings per share for the next five years are: ...

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Earnings and dividend model for value of Allen Corporation by Jones Investment Banker is examined.

$2.19