1). Bond Yields: stealers wheel software has 8.4 percent coupon bonds on the market with nine years to maturity. The bonds make semiannual payments and currently sell for 104 percent of par. What is the current yield on the bonds? The YTM? The effective annual yield?
2). Bond Yields: Petty Co. wants to issue new 20-year bonds for some much-needed expansion projects. The company currently has 8 percent coupon bonds on the market that sell for $1095, make semiannual payments, and mature in 20 years. What coupon rate should the company set on its new bonds if it wants them to sell at par?
I need help to solve those problems from book: CORPORATE FINANCE. Eighth edition from: Ross. Westerfield. And Jaffe. ISBN 978-0-07-310590-1 MHID 0-07-310590-2 Part of ISBN 978-0-07-333718-0 MHID 0-07-333718-8
The bond yields (YTM, current yield, effective annual yield) and coupon rate have been calculated.