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Bond Valuation

Bonds (Yield; Liability; Bond Maturity)

Suppose the attached coupon info. Yield to maturity is 6% Suppose I have a liability to of $20,000 to pay at the end of year 7 1. How to immunize my liabilities with the following constraints? Case A: Can invest any bond of different maturity shown above Case B: Can only invest any bond (shown above) of with maturitie


Bonds can be issued at face value, at a discount or at a premium. What factor explains why bonds are issued at a discount? A. The issuing firm is anxious to sell them. B. The yield rate is less than the coupon rate. C. The yield rate is greater than the coupon rate. D. The bonds are considered less risky than similar b


On July 15, 2000, Green Valley Cooperative issued $400,000 of bonds with a stated interest rate of 8%, payable annually. These bonds mature 20 years after issuance and yielded 6% on the sale. Therefore, the bonds were issued at: A. a premium B. a discount C. total future value D. face value

compute the appropriate discount rate

As a consultant to GBH Skiwear, you have been asked to compute the appropriate discount rate to use to evaluate the purchase of a new warehouse facility. You have determined the market value of the firm's capital structure as follows: Source of Capital Market Value Bonds $500,000 Preferred stock $100,0


First Fidelity has asked you to bid for a zero coupon loan portfolio A with a term of 5 years. Their internal controls suggest it has a 90% chance of a paying $100.00 at maturity and a 10.00% chance of a paying $90.00. City Mutual recently sold a similar term loan portfolio B which you estimated as having a 60% chance of a pa

Interest rates, risk-free rate, expectation, liquidity, 1 year treasury bond,

1. The interest rate on 1-year Treasury securities is 5 percent. The interest rate on 2-year Treasury securities is 6 percent. The expectations theory is assumed to be correct. If the real risk-free rate is assumed to be 3% every year, what is the inflation expected in year-2? 2. The real risk-free rate of interest is 3 perc

Between planes -- need quick response

Which answer is correct and why? A 10-year bond has a 10% annual coupon rate and a yield to maturity of 12%. This bond can be called in 5 years at a call price of $1,050; the bond's par value is $1,000. Which one of the following statements is most correct? a. The bond's current yield is greater than 10%. b. The bon

Multiple choice question on bonds

Which one of the following statements is most correct? a. All else equal, a bond that has a coupon rate of 10% will sell at a discount if the required rate of return for a bond of similar risk is 8%. b. Debentures generally have a higher yield to maturity relative to mortgage bonds. c. If there are two bonds with equal

Finance: Steps for TI BA II For Exxon bond price calculations

Please provide the TI BA II Plus steps to solving the following problem and explain the steps: Exxon sold an issue of bonds with a $1000 par value, 15-year maturity, a 12% coupon rate, and semiannual interest payments. 1. 3 years after the issue, the going rate on the bonds dropped to 5%. What steps would you

Financial Management: keystrokes on a TI BA II to solve a YTM, YTC bond problem

I need the sequence of keystrokes on a TI BA II Plus to solve the following practice problem. Also, briefly walk me through the solution. You plan to purchase a bond that was issued on January 1, 2000. It is now January 1, 2005. The bond has an 8% annual coupon rate and a 25-year original maturity. The bond has 5-year call

Corporate Bonds - Bond Analysis and Valuation

Bond Analysis and Valuation Corporate Bonds - They Are More Complex Than you Think Jill Dougherty was hired as an investment analyst by A.M. Smith Inc. for the Cincinnati, Ohio office based on her sound academic credentials, which included an MBA from a top ranking university and a CFA designation. at the time of her recru

Bond Price

An investor purchases a $1,000 par value bond that pays $60 interest each six-month period and has 8 years to maturity. The investor plans to hold the bond for 5 years and sell it in the market. The current required rate of return in the market is 14%, but is expected to drop to just 10% at the time of the sale due to projecte

Multiple choice questions on bonds, yields

13. Hanratty Inc.'s stock and the stock market have generated the following returns over the past five years: Year Hanratty Market (kM) 1 13% 9% 2 18 15 3 -5 -2 4 23 19 5 6 12 On the basis of these historical returns, what is the estimated beta of Hanratty Inc.'s stock? a. 0.7839 b. 0.9988 c. 1.275

Calculating Return for a Year-Old 12% Coupon Bond

Suppose you had bought a 12% coupon bond one year ago for $1120. The bond sells for $1085 today. a) assuming a $1000 face value, what was your total dollar return on this investment over the past year? b) What was your total nominal rate of return on this investment over the past year? c) if the inflation rate last year

Furst Co: Bond Yields. What is the YTM?

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?

11 finance problems: yield to maturity, price of stock, ROR, Beta, price of bond

I have attached some sample problems for a test review. I would like to know the answer and how to work these problems. These questions are from a managerial finance class. Finance Problems: 1. Bond's par value- $1,000 pays coupons Semi-annually and matures in 16 years. Coupon Rate is 8% Coupons are paid semi annually. Pr