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Accounting for Corporations

STOCK DIVIDENDS

The owners' equity accounts for a company are shown here: Common stock ($1 par value) $ 10,000 Capital surplus 194,000 Retained earnings 633,000 ====== Total owners' equity $837,000

Dividend value

29. Cellular Systems paid a $3 dividend last year. The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 5 percent over the next two years. The required rate of return is 12 percent (this will also serve as the discount rate in this problem). Round all values to three places to the right of the decimal point where appropriate.

Cost of equity using historical dividend data

I need help with a problem that I have the solution to but need to know how it's done so I can study for a test: Annual dividends for Adams Mills are as follows: year 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 div. .00 .10 .10 .10 .10 .10 .10 .12 .15

Stocks and Returns

Karlo Corporation is considering an initial public offering. Other firms in the same mature industry as Karlo (each of whom has traded publicly for at least five years) include the following. Each of these firms (including Karlo) has negligible levels of debt. Also listed is the Standard & Poors 500, an index of large US stocks.

Perpetual Dividend Growth; multiple growth rates

1-Perpetual Dividend Growth - A company just paid a divided of $3.00. If the dividends will grow at 5.5% per year and you require a return of 11.8 %, what is the most you should be willing to pay for the stock? 2- Perpetual Dividend Growth - Star Light & Power increases its dividend 5% per year every year. This utility is val

Cellular Systems - Dividend Discount

Cellular Systems paid a $3 dividend last year. The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 5 percent over the next two years. The required rate of return is 12 percent (this will also serve as the discount rate in this problem). Round all values to three places to the right of the decimal point where appropriate.

Growth of stock

100. A company stock has a current market value of 40.50. The co. just paid a dividend = to 1.50 per share, which is expected to grow at a constant rate forever into the future. If the co. marginal investors require a rte of return = to 12%, what is the rate at which dividends are expected grow in the future. 8.3% 12.0 4,

Stock Market Price

99. A company paid a dividend of 1.30 yesterday. The next dividend will be in one year and is expected to be 1.50. After that, dividends are expected to grow at a constant 15% foreever. The discount rate for the co. is 25%. What should be the market price 17.25 15.00 13.20 13.80 18.75

Redeeming stock shares upon retirement

Need help Mr. Burton owns 58,000 of the 100,000 outstanding shares of Mirkwood stock with a $50 basis per share. He wants to retire from business, and Mirkwood?s board of directors has offered to redeem any number of his shares for FMV ($120 per share). Mr. Burton wants to surrender enough shares so that the redemption will

Evaluation of a company: three-stage dividend growth model with declining growth

I am evaluating a firm using the three-stage dividend growth model with a linearly declining growth rate in Stage 2. I am using the following information (as of the start of 2004): * Current dividend is $0.39 * I estimate the required rate of return on the stock at 8.72% * In stage 1, the dividend will grow at 11.3 percent

Dividends' effect on firm's value

Which of the following factors does not contribute to dividends' effects on a firm's value? a. Corporate taxes b. Transactions costs c. Flotation costs