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# Bond Valuation

### 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

### Bond Yield and Issuance

JRJ Corporation recently issued 10-year bonds at their par value, \$1,000. These bonds pay \$60 in interest each 6 months; their price has remained stable since they were issued, they still sell for \$1,000. Due to additional financing needs, the firm wishes to issue new bonds that would have a maturity of 10 years, a par value of

### 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

### Calculating Realized Rate

I need the TI BA II plus steps to solving the following practice problem and a brief explanation: A company sold a 20-year bond having a 12% annual coupon interest rate and an 8% call premium 7 years ago. The bond originally sold at a par value of \$1,000 and are now being called. Calculate the realized rate, YTC, for inve

### 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

### Stock price valuation and IRR question for Buffet's Berkshire purchase of GEICO

I would like to receive a draft response to the following question which relates to the attached case study. Please show formula and calculation in response. 'Note the Value Line forecast of dividends (on P20). Value Line's forecasts of a share price of \$90 at the low end of the range and \$125 at the high end of the range at

### Common Bonds between famous People: Astor, Rockefeller and Bill Gates

What do John Astor, John D. Rockefeller and Bill Gates have in common? The answer is not: Men, or that they were all at one time the wealthiest men in the US.

### 1) Rate of return, growth rate, return on new investments on stocks. 2) Coupon rate, current yield, and yield of maturity of a bond 3) Coupon rate on a bond so that it sells at par

Please see the attachments. 1) Eastern Electric currently pays a dividend of about \$1.64 per share and sells for \$27 a share. a. If investors believe the growth rate of dividends is 3 percent per year, what rate of return do they expect to earn on the stock? b. If the investors' required rate of return is 10

### 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

### Calculating the annualized real rate of return on a bond portfolio.

At the end of 1974, Emil Bildilli held a portfolio of long -term U.S. government bonds valued at \$14,000. At the end of 1981, Emil portfolio was worth \$16,932. Calculate the annualized real rate of return on Emil's bond portfolio over this seven-year period.

### Valuation problem

A \$1,000 par bond with a 7% coupon rate and 20 years to maturity is currently selling for \$718.27. If interest rate is paid annually, what is its yield to maturity?

### What is the market price of a bond with 10% coupon, 8 year maturity, yield 12%

A \$1,000 par bond having a 10% coupon rate and 8 years until maturity is selling to yield 12%. Interest is paid annually. Approximately what is the market price for this bond ?

### 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

### Bond Questions - On September 20, 1996, you bought \$60,000 face value of 9% semiannual US Treasury Bonds due on May 15, 2009 at 106% of par.

Assume today is May 16, 2003. On September 20, 1996, you bought \$60,000 face value of 9% semiannual US Treasury Bonds due on May 15, 2009 at 106% of par. The bond was originally issued with a 25 year maturity in 1984. How much accrued interest did you pay when you bought the bond? If the market demands 4% for 6 - year Treasu

### 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

### Finance/Accounting multiple choice questions on bonds, interest rates, YTM, Yield to Call etc.

1. One of the basic relationships in interest rate theory is that, other things held constant, for a given change in the required rate of return, the the time to maturity, the the change in price. a. longer; smaller. b. shorter; larger. c. longer; greater. d. shorter; smaller. e. Statements c and d are

### Calculation of Yield to Maturity: determine annualized yield

The percentage discount rate on 90-day bank bills is 7.3% p.a. Determine the annualized yield from this bill if it was held to maturity.

### 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

### Calculating the dividend yield and capital gain yield.

Suppose a stock had an initial price of \$63 per share, paid a dividend of \$1.25 per share during the year, and had an ending share price of \$52. What was the dividend yield? The capital gain yield?

### David Ortiz Motors: Calculate the cost of equity capital in a given situation.

David Ortiz Motors has a target capital structure of a 40% debt and 60% equity. The yield to maturity on the company's outstanding bonds is 9%, and the company's tax rate is 40%. Ortiz's CFO has calculated the company's WACC as 9.96%. What is the company's cost of equity capital?

### BDJ Co: Calculate coupon rate for new bonds to sell at par

BDJ Co. wants to issue new 20-year bonds for some much-needed expansion projects. The company currently has 9 percent coupon bonds on the market that sell for \$1135, make semiannual payments, and mature in 20 years. What coupon rate should the company set on its new bonds if it wants them to sell at par?

### 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?

### Question on PRICE and YIELD function in spreadsheet

Please see attached examples from my textbook. I don't have the PRICE and YIELD functions on my spreadsheet, so how would I solve similar problems to these? Thanks. Suppose we have a bond with 22 years to maturity, a coupon rate of 8 percent, and a yield to maturity of 9 percent. If the bond makes semiannual payments,wha

### 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