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    The Reynolds Corporation issued $1,000 thirty-year bonds which pay $120 annually in interest. The bonds currently sell at par.

    (a) What is the coupon rate?

    (b) What is the current price of the bonds?

    (c) What is the current yield?

    (d) What is the yield to maturity?

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    (a) What is the coupon rate?

    Using financial calculator:

    Future Value (FV) = 1000, Annual Payment (PMT) = 120, N = 30

    Coupon rate * par value = Annual payment
    coupon rate (1000) = 120
    coupon rate = 120 / 1000
    Therefore, coupon ...

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    The Reynolds Corporation issued $1,000 thirty-year bonds which pay $120 annually in interest. The bonds currently sell at par.

    (a) What is the coupon rate?

    (b) What is the current price of the bonds?

    (c) What is the current yield?

    (d) What is the yield to maturity?

    $2.19

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