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# Heymann Company's Bonds: Yield to Maturity

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6-7 The Heymann Company's bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually; the bonds have a \$1000 par value; and the coupon interest rate is 9%.
a) What is the yield to maturity at a current market price of (1) \$829 or (2) \$1104?
b) Would you pay \$829 for one of these bonds if you thought that the appropriate rate of interest was 12%-that is, if Rd=12%? Explain your answer.

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6-7 The heymann Company's bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity.  Interest is paid annually; the bonds have a \$1000 par value; and the coupon interst rate is 9%.

a) What is the yield to maturity at a current market price of (1) \$829 or (2) \$1104?

Yield to maturity

Yield to maturity can be calculated using Excel worksheet function RATE

a) Current Market Price= \$829

Data
No of years= 4
Coupon rate= 9.00%
Face value= \$1,000
Frequency = A = ...

#### Solution Summary

The Yyeld to maturity of Heymann Company's bonds are calculated for different current market prices.

\$2.19