First Tennessee Utility Company faces increasing needs for capital. Fortunately, it has an Aa2 credit rating. The corporate tax rate is 36 percent. First Tennessee's treasurer is trying to determine the corporation's current weighted average cost of capital in order to assess the profitability of capital budgeting projects. Hist
Chapter 16 (Block−Hirt: Foundations of Financial Management) Can you assist with Problem 16-6 in the attachment
6. Sanders & Co. pays a 12 percent coupon rate on debentures that are due in 20 years. The current yield to maturity on bonds of similar risk is 10 percent. The bonds are currently callable at $1,060. The theoretical value of the bonds will be equal to the present value of the expected cash flow from the bonds. This is the norma
I am using Excel to solve this one with the PV function. I am thinking that there is no difference in the current market prices for these, but I am not sure how to explain why. I believe it is because they have coupons and the interest is not compounding. Thanks Assume that McDonald's and Burger King have similar $1,000
Explain why the relationship between a bond's yield and its coupon rate determines whether a bond will be price at par, at a premium or at a discount
1.Difference between the current yields on different bonds can be explained by their relative riskiness and different terms to maturity. Discuss. 2. Although the market price of long term bond is much more sensitive to changes in market interest rate than the market price of short term bonds, it is not obvious that an individ
Discuss two to three reasons that people invest in stocks or bonds that pay dividends. On the other side of the coin list two to three reasons that people might not want to invest in companies or bonds that pay high dividends.
What are the firm's after tax cost of debt, cost of preferred stock, cost of a new issue of common stock, cost of retained earnings, and the weighted average cost of capital (up to the point when retained earnings are exhausted and after all retained earnings are exhausted)?
A firm has determined its optimal capital structure, which is comprised of the following sources and target market value proportions: Source of capital target market proportions Long term debt 30% Preferred stock 5 Common stock equity 65 Debt: The firm can sell a 20 yea
What would you pay for a bond that pays an annual coupon of $35, has a face value of $1,000, matures in 7 years, and has a yield to maturity (YTM) of 8%?
You are considering investing in a security that matures in 10 years with a par value of $1,000. During the first five years, the security has an 8 percent coupon with quarterly payments (i.e., you receive $20 a quarter for the first 20 quarters). During the remaining five years the security has a 10 percent coupon with quarterl
Why is it necessary to value a bond in terms of today's dollars? What is the impact of an increase in the prevailing interest rate on the valuation of a bond? What are some factors that affect the value of a corporate bond?
Tom Jones is considering investing in a bond currently selling for $8785.07. The bond has 4 years to maturity, a $10,000 face value, and 8% coupon rate. The next annual interest payment is due 1 year from today. The appropriate discount rate for investments of similar risk is 10%. a) Calculate the intrinsic value of the bo
To help strengthen my skills Weighted average cost of capital EXAMPLE OF SETUP FOR PROBLEM 18: (1) Cost (after-tax) (2) Weights (3) Weighted Cost Debt Kd Preferred stock
What is the current price of each bond? b) If the market interest rate suddenly rises to 14% per year (effective annual yield), what will be the price of each of these bonds? Calculate the price and duration of each bond if the market interest rate is 10% per annum (effective annual yield).
1) Consider three zero coupon $1000 face value bonds. Bond A matures 1 year from today. Bond B matures 5 years from today. Bond C matures 10 years from today. The current market interest rate is 11% per year (effective annual yield). a) What is the current price of each bond? b) If the market interest rate suddenly rises t
1. Describe how a company would determine its cost of debt if it does not have publicly traded bonds. 2. Where do readers ordinarily expect to find conclusions and recommendations in a financial report?
1. A 10-year Corporate bond is issued with a face value of $100,000, paying interest of $2,500 semi-annually. If market yields decrease shortly after the T-bond is issued, what happens to the bond's: a. price? b. coupon rate? c. yield to maturity? 2. Company ABC's earnings and dividends will grow at 0.5% monthly d
Suppose the December CBOT treasury bond futures contract has a quoted price of 80-07. If annual interest rates go up by 1 percentage point, what is the gain or loss on the futures contract (assume $1,000 par value)?
Suppose the December CBOT treasury bond futures contract has a quoted price of 80-07. If annual interest rates go up by 1 percentage point, what is the gain or loss on the futures contract (assume $1,000 par value)? A. Loss of $78, B. Gain of $78, C. Loss of $145, D. Gain of $145, or E. None of the above
Bond Problems, Bond maturity effect, Effect of yield to maturity on bond price, Common stock value, Preferred stock value
Assume interest payments are on an annual basis for questions 2,4,6, & 10. 2. Bond Value Midland oil has $1,000 par value bonds outstanding at 8 percent interest. The bonds will mature in 25 years. Compute the current price of the bonds if the present yield to maturity is: a. 6 Percent b. 8 Percent c. 13 P
Explain why there is a difference between the carrying value and the current market value of the long-term debt. Assume the company has decided to retire all of its long-term debt for cash, prepare the journal entry to record this transaction.
Company A issued bonds at face value at a yield to maturity of 7%. With 8 years left to maturity, the company has troubles and yield to maturity on the bonds is up to 15%. What happened to the bond price? If the company can meet its coupon payments but expected to go bankrupt when the bond matures, and investors expect to r
1 Calculate the NPV and the IRR for the following project and state whether or not you would accept the new project. Required rate of return = 9% Current prime rate = 11% Initial outflow = $75,000 Inflows = $25,000 for years 1-3
5.17 bond sold for $1,065.12. the bond life is 9 years, yeild to maturity is 7 percent, what is the coupon rate? my answers 6.0 5.18 a. several years ago bonds were issued at face value yeild to maturity of 7 percent. with 8 years left until maturity company hits hard times. yield to maturity increases to 15%. what happ
Provide a DETAILED presentation of the characteristics of the various EXTERNAL financing alternatives, including the advantages and disadvantages of each. Include a recommendation of which alternative (or combination of alternatives) should be used to finance the investment. Thanks for getting me started!!
Wilson's Cabinet has bonds outstanding that mature in eight years, have a 6 percent coupon and pay interest annually. These bonds have a face value of $1,000 and a current market price of $1,020. What is the company's pre-tax cost of debt?
(See attached file for full problem description) --- 37. Amortizing Loan. Consider a 4-year amortizing loan. You borrow $1,000 initially, and repay it in four equal annual year-end payments. If the interest rate is 8 percent, show that the annual payment is $301.92 Fill in the following table, which shows how much of
(See attached file for full problem descriptions) Cox Media Corporation pay an 11 percent coupon rate on debentures that are due in 20 years. The current yield to maturity on bonds of similar risk is 8 percent. The bonds are currently callable at $1,060. The theoretical value of the bonds will be equal to the present va
Zero coupon bonds pay no interest. The only cash investors receive is the lump-sum principle payment at maturity. On January 1, 2005 The Ledge Inc. issued $250 million of zero coupon bonds at a market yield rate of 12%. The bonds mature in 20 years. Required 1. What was the January 1, 2005 issue price of these zero cou
Q1. An 8 percent annual coupon, noncallable bond has ten years until it matures and a yield to maturity of 9.1 percent. What should be the price of a 10-year noncallable bond of equal risk which pays an 8 percent semiannual coupon? Assume both bonds have a par value of $1,000. Q2. Oakdale Furniture Inc. has a beta coefficie
Midland Oil has $1,000 par value bonds outstanding at 11 percent interest. The bonds will mature in 25 years. Compute the current price of the bonds if the present yield to maturity is: a) 6 percent b) 8 percent c) 12 percent Harrison Ford Aoto Company has a $1,000 par value bond outstanding that pays 11
Uncle Sal, the family accountant is home from his failed attempt at striking it rich in Vegas and wants to make up for it by selling a few securities on the side. He has an offer that he is pitching to an older lady he calls "Granny." The offer is for a 30 year bond issued by an insurance company and paying 7% annual interest.
A 1-year Corporate bond is issued with a face value of $100,000, paying interest of $2,500 semi-annually. If market yields decrease shortly after the T-bond is issued, what happens to the bond's: Price Coupon Rate Yield to Maturity