Lets assume 6-years ago, a company issued 20-yr bonds with a 14% annual coupon rate at their $1,000 par value. The bonds had a 9% call premium, with 5 years of call protection. Today, the company calls the bonds. How do I calculate the realized rate of return for an investor who purchased the bonds when they were issued and held them until they were called.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 7:52 pm ad1c9bdddf
The payoffs to the bond holder will be as:
Year Cash flow
The solution looks at bond valuation. The rate of return for an investor is determined.