Please help with the following problem. 3M pays quarterly cash dividends on its common stock. Suppose 3M forecasts earnings per share of $4.00 this year and $3.80, $3.20, $4.80,and $4.08 over the following four years, respectively, and believes it can maintain a long-term payout ratio of 1/4. 3M revises its dividends once
1. Norman's Cabinet, Inc., had net income of $424,800 for its fiscal year ended October 31, 2009. During the year, the company had outstanding 53,000 shares of 9 percent $60 par value preferred stock, and 18,480 shares of common stock. 2 The balance sheet caption for common stock is: Common stock, no par value, 7,000,000
Martinez Company's ledger shows the following balances on December 31, 2010. 5% Preferred Stock - $10 par value, outstanding 20,000 shares $200,000 Common Stock - $100 par value, outstanding 30,000 shares $3,000,000 Retained Earnings
ABC Ltd, a public company intends to redeem 100000 $1 redeemable shares at $1.5each. the shares were originally issued at a premium of $0.3 per share. To finance the redemption, 80000 new $1 shares are issued at par at the same time. ABC Ltd also plans to reissue the 100,000 shares which have just been redeemed to the public at
Dividends are said to be the basis for the value of stocks. If that's true, how do we explain the fact that companies that pay no dividends often have substantial market value? (Such companies are usually relatively young and in high growth fields.) First explain the phenomenon in terms of the individual valuation model (
Dividends have been in the news often due to the fact that government would provide tax benefits to dividend paying companies. Technology companies typically pay low or no dividends since they reinvest cash flows in research and development to fund future growth. However, as many technology companies mature (e.g. Microsoft, Dell
(Choosing financial targets) Bixton Company's new chief financial officer is evaluating Bixton's capital structure. She is concerned that the firm might be underleveraged, even though the firm has larger-than-average research and development and foreign tax credits when compared to other firms in its industry. Her staff prepared
From an accounting perspective, why would a company split its shares? What are the advantages and disadvantages? How would you report the split?
Please help with the following problem. On January 1, 2010, Metco, Inc., had 264,000 shares of $2 par value common stock issued and outstanding. On March 15, 2010, Metco, Inc., purchased for its treasury 3,100 shares of its common stock at a price of $39.00 per share. On August 10, 2010, 640 of these treasury shares were sol
1. Security Brokers Inc. specializes in underwriting new issues by small firms. On a recent offering of Beedles Inc., the terms were as follows: Price to Public $5 per share Number of shares 3 million Proceeds to Beedles $14,000,000 The out-of-pocket expenses incurred by Security Brokers in the design and distribution of the issue were $300,000. What profit or loss would security Brokers incur if the issue were sold to the publics at the following average price? a. $5 per share b. $6 per share c. $4 per share 2. The Beranek Company, whose stock price is now $25, needs to raise $20 million in common stock. Underwriters have informed the firm's management that they must price the new issue to the public at $22 per share because of signaling effects. The underwriters' compensation will be 5% of the issue price, so Beranek will net $20.90 per share. The firm will also incur expenses in the amount of $150,000. How many shares must the firm sell to net $20 million after underwriting and flotation expenses?
1. Security Brokers Inc. specializes in underwriting new issues by small firms. On a recent offering of Beedles Inc., the terms were as follows: Price to Public $5 per share Number of shares 3 million Proceeds to Beedles $14,000,000 The out-of-pocket expenses incurred by Security Brokers in the design and distribution of
Fast Grow Corporation is expecting dividends to grow at a 20% rate for the next 2 years. The corporation just paid a $2 dividend and the next dividend will be paid 1 year from now. After 2 years of rapid growth dividends are expected to grow at a constant rate of 9% forever. a/ If the required return is 14%, what is the value
DFB, Inc., expects earnings this year of $5 per share, and it plans to pay a $3 dividend to shareholders. DFB will retain $2 per share of its earnings to reinvest in new projects with an expected return of $15% per year. Suppose DFB will maintain the same dividend payout rate, retention rate, and return on new investments in the
The Sharpe Co. just paid a dividend of $1.50 per share of stock. Its target payout ratio is 40 percent. The company expects to have an earnings per share of $4.15 one year from now. a. If the adjustment rate is .3 as defined in the Lintner model,what is the dividend one year from now? b. If the adjustment rate is .6 instead,w
The authorized share capital of the Alfred Cake Company is 100,000 shares. The equity is currently shown in the company's books as follows: Common Stock ($.50 par value) $40,000 Additional paid-in capital 10,000 Retained earnings 30,000 Common Equity 80
MBA degree Q9: Dividend constraints-see attachment Dividend constraints A firm with 25,000 common shares outstanding has $800,000 of common share financing and $40,000 of retained earnings (including the current year's invested earnings) on the balance sheet. In the current year, the firm has $29,000 of earnings availabl
You are a portfolio manager and you are of the opinion that Deeg Inc. shares will rise from its current levels of R200. You are seriously considering purchasing some of these shares. You currently have R400 000 to invest. You are also considering buying call options on Deeg shares instead of the shares itself. These options exp
Aaron Burr Corp. had $100,000 of 10%, $20 par value preferred stock and 12,000 shares of $25 par value common stock outstanding throughout 2007. (a) Assuming that total dividends declared in 2007 were $88,000, and that the preferred stock is not cumulative but is fully participating, common stockholders should receive 2007 di
Bowles Sporting Inc. is prepared to report the following income statement (shown in thousands of dollars) for the year 2009. Sales $15,200 Operating costs including depreciation 11,900 EBIT $3,300
Baba Company established on January 1st 2005 with 500 common shares at $1,000.00 per share. The company received full amount of capital in cash from stockholders and deposited to bank at same day. The followings are the business transactions during the year 2005. 1. Rent a warehouse with office at $1,000.00 per month startin
1. Today how many Coca Cola Company shares can you purchase with $1000 even if the brokerage fee is waived? 2. From mid-APR 10 to now, how many Coca Cola shares you have and multiply by the current stock price. Did it go up, down or remain the same? 3. What were some major factors seem to affect the growth of Coca Cola
Indicate whether the following statements are true or false. If the statement is false, explain why. a. If a firm repurchases its stock in the open market, the shareholders who tender the stock are subject to capital gains taxes. b. If you own 100 shares in a company's stock and the company's stock splits 2-and-1, you will
A model that incorporates tax effects into determining the ex-dividend price is; (P0-Px)/D=(1-Tp)/(1-Tg) where P0 is the price just before the stock goes ex, Px is the ex-dividend share price, D is the amount the dividend per share, Tp is the relevant marginal personal tax rate on dividends and Tg is the effective marginal ta
27. (6 points) On July 1, 2011, Mountain Systems acquired 8,000 shares of Precision Services' 40,000 outstanding common shares at a cost of $240,000. The book value of Precision's net assets on that date was $880,000. The following data pertain to Precision Services for 2011: Net income reported in 2011: January 1 - June 30
How many shares of common stock was Juniper Networks authorized to issue? How many shares were issued?
Obtain an annual report information for Juniper Networks, Inc. (10k report) year 2007 and 2008. As on December 31, 2008: How many shares of common stock was Juniper Networks authorized to issue? How many shares were issued? How many shares were outstanding? The companies' primary products and services? Thanks for your
Can you determine the amounts of the transactions on 7/21;8/15; 12/4 and 12/24. I have tried these problems but keep getting the amounts incorrect. Mindy Feldkamp and her two colleagues, Oscar Lopez and Lori Melton, are personal trainers at an upscale health spa/resort in Tampa, Florida. They want to start a health club th
Regional Software has made a bundle selling spreadsheet software and has begun paying cash dividends. The firm's chief financial officer would like the firm to distribute 25% of its annual earnings (POR = 0.25) and adjust the dividend rate to changes in earnings per share at the rate ADJ = 0.75. Regional paid $1.00 per share in
Larry, Moe and Curly are brothers. They're all serious investors, but each has a different approach to valuing stocks. Larry likes to use a 1 year holding period to value common shares. Moe likes to use multiyear holding periods. Curly prefers the dividend valuation model. As it turns out, all three of them are looking at the sa
Determine the value of a share of DuPont Series A $4.50 cumulative preferred stock, no par, to an investor who requies a 9 percent rate of return on this security. The issue is callable at $120 per share plus accrued dividens. However, the issue is not expected to be called at any time in the foreseeable future. Hooks Athle
Executive Chalk Is financed solely by common stock and has outstanding 25 million shares with a market price of $10 a share. It now announces that intends to issue 160 million of new debt and to use the proceeds to buy back common stock. Show all your work.
Executive Chalk Is financed solely by common stock and has outstanding 25 million shares with a market price of $10 a share. It now announces that intends to issue 160 million of new debt and to use the proceeds to buy back common stock. Show all your work. a. How is the market price of a stock affected by the announcement?
41. Worldwide Inc., a large conglomerate, has decided to acquire another firm by purchasing the firm's outstanding stock from the stockholders. Analysts of the firm to be purchased are forecasting a period of 2 years of extraordinary growth (20 percent), followed by 1 year of unusual growth (10 percent), and finally a normal (s