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Bond Valuation

A corporation issues for cash $1,000,000 of 8%, 20 year bonds

Question A corporation issues for cash $1,000,000 of 8%, 20 year bonds, interest payable annually at a time when the market rate of interest is 7%. The straight- line method is adopted for the amortization of bond discount or premium. Which of hte following statements is true a. the carrying amount increases from its amount a

Financial Decision Makers for Managers - Stocks, Bonds, and Dividends

Complete the following problems related to Chapter 5 (Bonds, Stocks, Dividends) 5-1. The Altoona Company issued a 25-year bond 5 years ago with a face value of $1,000. The bond pays interest semiannually at a 10% annual rate. a. What is the bond's price today if the interest rate on comparable new

Stocks and Bonds

Why is the cost of capital most appropriately measured on an after-tax basis? What effect, if any, does this have on specific cost components

Finance Questions

1. How is valuation of any financial asset related to future cash flows? 2. Why might investors demand a lower rate of return for an investment in ExxonMobil as compared to United Airlines? 3. What are the three factors that influence the required rate of return by investors? 4. If inflationary expectations increase, what is

Equity Capital Costs

A firm has a target capital structure of 30% equity and 70% debt. The firm's tax rate is 35% and the yield to maturity on the firm's outstanding bonds is 8.2%. The firm's weighted average cost of capital is 8.76%. What's the firm's cost of equity capital?

Bond valuation at Nungesser Corp

Bond valuation Nungesser Corporation's outstanding bonds have a $1,000 par value, a 9 percent semiannual coupon, 8 years to maturity, and an 8.5 percent YTM. What is the bond's price?

Calculating the Valuation of Bonds

A bond has a $1,000 par value, 10 years to maturity, a 7 percent annual coupon, and sells for $985. a. What is its current yield? b. What is its yield to maturity (YTM)? c. Assume that the yield to maturity remains constant for the next 3 years. What will the price be 3 years from today?

Bonds Current Yield

A bond that matures in 17 years sells for $932. the bond has maturity value of $1,000 and a yield to maturity of 6.17%. interest on the bond is paid semiannually. What's the bond's current yield?

Financial Management

Question 1 A bond with a coupon rate of 7.2%, matuing in 10 years at a value of $1000 and a current market price of $800, will have a yield to maturity (using the approximation formula) of between ______% and ______%. a. 10; 10.5 b. 10.5; 11 c. 11; 11.5 d. 11.5; 12 Question 7 Which of the foll

Computing Bond Price and Recording Issuance

Stowers Research issues bonds dated January 1, 2005, that pay interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31. The bonds have a $20,000 par value, an annual contract rate of 10%, and mature in 10 years. Required for each of the following three separate situations, (a) determine the bonds' issue price on January 1, 2005, and

Accounting: Bond Transactions

On Jan 1, the Cheng Corp purchased $10,000 of 5%, five-year bonds as a long term investment. Interest is paid annually. The company is not involved in active trading of securities. A. Record the purchase of the bonds for $10,000. B. Record the receipt of the first interest payment on the bonds in part A. C. Assuming the com

Balance Sheet Classification - How are these accounts valued?

Use the code letters listed below (a - l) to indicate, for each balance sheet item (1 - 13) listed below the usual valuation reported on the balance sheet. 1. Common stock 2. Prepaid expenses 3. Natural resources 4. Property, plant, and equipment 5. Trade accounts receivable 6. Copyrights 7. Merchandise invento

Treasury Bonds and Notes

1) A six-month $10,000 Treasury bill is selling for $9,844. What is the annual yield according to the discount method? Does this yield understate or over-state the true annual yield? Explain 2) What is the current taxable equivalent yield for an individual in the 35% federal income tax bracket for intermediate bonds (10 or

Given the current $1,000 price of each bond, what is each bond's duration? Given each bond's duration, what is the forecasted change in the value of the bonds? If the rate on comparable bonds 6 %, what are the price and duration of each bond? Based on the duration of each bond, which portfolio is riskier?

1) You owe the following $1,000 bonds: Bond A 4% coupon due in three yrs Bond B 5% coupon due in 5 yrs Bond C 7% coupon due in 10 yrs Currently the structure of yields is positive so that each bond sells for its par value. However, you expect that inflation

Coupon Paying Bond

Duration of a coupon paying bond is: Equal to its number of payments. Less than a zero coupon bond. Equal to the zero coupon bond. Equal to its maturity. None of the above.


It is January 2007 This company is under some pressure and has a strict capital budget of $20 million, so they need to be careful as to which projects they choose. Examine the following book-value balance sheet for Fairfield Office supplies for the year 2006. What is the capital structure of the firm based on market values?

Market price of bonds

A company's $500 million of 30-year bonds outstanding was issued at a coupon rate of 8%. On 5/1/03, two years after issuance, the market rate for bonds of similar characteristics falls to 5%. What should be the market price of the company's bonds on the bond market at 5/1/03? a. 66.85 b. 100 c. 144.69 d. 146.12

Bonds Valuations/Coupons

49. What is the yield to maturity, to the nearest percent, for the following bond: current price is $908, coupon rate is 11 percent, $1,000 par value, interest paid annually, eight years to maturity? (a) 11 percent (b) 12 percent (c) 13 percent (d) 14 percent 50. What is the current price of a $1,000 par value bond matur

Discussing Bond Refunding

Question: Margaret Kimberly, CFO of Charles River Associates, is considering whether or not to refinance the two currently outstanding corporate bonds of the firm. The first one is an 8 % perpetual bond with a $1000 face value with $75 million outstanding. The second one is a 9% perpetual bond with the same face value with $87.5

Callable Bonds and Selling Bonds at Par

Bowdeen Manufacturing intends to use callable perpetual bonds. The bonds are callable at $1,250. One-year interest rates are 12%. There is a 60$ probability that long-term interest rates one year from today will be 15%. With a 40% probability, long term interest rates will be 8%. To simplify the firm's accounting, Bowdeen w

Excel - PV function

As an investor, you are considering an investment in the bonds of the Conifer Coal Company. The bonds, which pay interest semiannually, will mature in eight years, and have a coupon rate of 7.5% on a face value of $1,000. Currently, the bonds are selling for $900. a. If your required return is 9% for bonds in this risk cla

Yield to Maturity

I am confused about purchasing a 10% bond and my broker keeps saying it has a 9% yield to maturity. Can you explain this for me?

Refund the old issue of bonds outstanding

The Robinson Corporation has $50 million of bonds outstanding that were issued at a coupon rate of 11 3/4 percent seven years ago. Interest rates have fallen to 10 3/4 percent. Mr. Brooks, the vice-president of finance, does not expect rates to fall any further. The bonds have 18 years left to maturity, and Mr. Brooks would like

Accounting/Finance Multiple Choice

1) Comprehensive financial information about a company is found in its A) Corporate by-law (B) 10-K Report (C) Article of incorporation (D) Presidential address 2) You purchase 100 shares of KLM at $40 a share by depositing the minimum amount of margin. If the initial margin requirement was 50% and the maintenance margin re

T-bills and treasury bonds

Help with this problem: With the following data- -k* real risk rate = 4% -Constant inflation premium =7% -Maturity risk premium = 1% -Default risk premium for AAA bonds =3% -Liquidity premium for long-term T-bonds =2% Assume that a highly liquid market does not exist for long-term T-bonds, and the expected r

Southeast Airlines Bonds

Southeast Airlines is considering tow alternatives for the financing of a purchase of a fleet of airplanes. These two alternatives are: 1) Issue 60,000 shares of common stock at $45 per share (cash dividends have not been paid nor is the payment of any contemplated) 2) Issue 10% 10 year bonds at par for $2,700,000. It is e