Please explain how to do the following on a spreadsheet. I am having difficulty in doing this.
Furst Co. issued 12-year bonds 2 years ago at a coupon rate of 8.4 percent. The bonds make semiannual payments. If these bonds currently sell for 87 percent of par value, what is the YTM?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:36 pm ad1c9bdddf
Since the bonds are selling at a discount, we know that the YTM must be higher than the coupon rate. I ...
The solution explains how to use an Excel function to arrive at the answer for the yield to maturity percentage.