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The Discounted Cash Flows Model

CAPM, Dividend Growth or APT: Rate of Return Estimate

Which of the three models (dividend growth, CAPM, or APT) is the best one for estimating the required rate of return (or discount rate) of Safeway? In your paper include discussion of the following issues: 1. Ease of use of these three models 2. Accuracy of each of these three models 3. How realistic the assumptions of e

Gordon model the share price

Super Growth Corp. has decided to increase its dividend to $5 per share beginning next year. The firm's growth rate is expected to be 12.5% for the foreseeable future. Investors require a rate of return on the firm's stock of 18%. Utilize the Gordon Model to calculate the expected price of the firm's stock. a. $64 b. $75 c

Risk & Return, Valuation and Ratio Analysis

Select one current event. Then, select three separate concepts / tools to analyze the current events in such a way that each concept or analysis will allow a financial decision maker to make an informed decision. Concepts can range from risk and return, capital structure considerations, ratio analysis, financial statement, val

Classification of Derivatives for Accounting

Classification of Derivatives for Accounting I. Speculative II. Fair value hedge III. Cash flow hedge IV. Foreign currency fair value hedge V. Foreign currency cash flow hedge VI. Foreign currency hedge of net investment in foreign operation VII Not a derivative Based on the above, what category

Discounted cash flow method of valuation

1. What are some problems associated with using the discounted cash flow method of valuation? 2. Beta measures risk. What are some other types of risk faced by investors?

Enterprise Value and Equity

If BEA Enterprise in ready to launch a new product. Depending upon the success of this product, BEA will have a value of either $100 million, $150 million, or $191 million, with each outcome being equally likely. The cash flows are unrelated to the state of the economy (i.e. risk from the project is diversifiable) so that the

I need assistance with these questions

1) other things held constant, which of the following alternatives would increase a company's cash flow for the current year? A) increase the number of years over which fixed assets are depreciated for tax purposes. B) pay down the accounts payable C) reduce the days sales outstanding without affecting sales or operatin

Please see the problems below.

1. Having $200 in one year is equivalent to having what amount today? $218.08 $408.00 $192.31 $208.00 $800.00 2. Which would you prefer, $200 today or $200 in one year? Does your answer depend on when you need the money? Why or Why not? 3.What is the no-arbitrage price of

Cash flows and project comparisons

You work for the 3T company, which expects to earn at least 18% on its investments. You have to choose between two similar projects. Below is the cash information for each project. Your analysts predict that the inflation rate will be a stable 3% over the next seven years. Which of the two projects would you fund if the decision

Calculating Payback Rates and ROI

Existing machine: Costs: 82,500, fully depreciated except for 7,500 salvage value. Operating costs: Maintenance: 67,500 Costs from alternatives (after five years, both machines have for tax purpose a zero salvage value): Machine 1 Purchase: 160,000 Operating costs: 45,000/ year Maintenance: 27,000 for the first th

Finance Test Review

True/False 1. The money market is usually thought of as dealing with long-term debt instruments issued by firms with excellent credit ratings. 2. For a firm to have its securities listed on an exchange, it must meet certain requirements. These usually include measures of profitability, size, market value, and

Gordon Model

You use constant growth dividend valuation model (i.e. Gordon model) to find the current market price of a stock. The required rate of return for this stock increases from 15 to 17 percent combined with an increase in the growth rate from 7 to 9 percent. Given these changes, show whether the price of the stock will rise or fall

Yield to Maturity and Yield to Call

Delta Industries has just issued callable ten-year, 8% coupon bonds with semi-annual coupon payments. The bonds can be called at par in four years or anytime thereafter on a coupon payment date. The current bond price is $1000. For an investment today in these bonds (assuming no transaction costs): a. What is an investor's

Calculate rate of growth and estimated value per share

Please see and use the attached spreadsheet! Thank you! Intel Corporation is a leading manufacturer of semiconductor chips. The firm was incorporated in 1968 in Santa Clara, California, and represents one of the greatest success stories of the computer age. Although Intel continues to grow, the industry in which i

High Growth or Stable Growth

Intel Corp is a leading manufacturer of semiconductor chips. Although Intel continues to grow, the industry in which it operates has matured so there is some question whether the firm should be evaluated as a high-growth company or stable growth company. See spreadsheet to answer the following a) Is Intel's current stock

Advance bond concepts

Problem: 5.Calculate the effective duration of a bond to a 100 basis point change in interest rates with a 6-1/4 coupon, 10-years remaining to maturity, and an asking quote of 110.7811 (decimal, not 32nds). Calculate the effective convexity to a 100 basis point change of the bond in Question 5. Calculate the total perce

Bond calculations in Excel

The initial proceeds per bond, the size of the issue, the initial maturity of the bond, and the years remaining to maturity are shown in the following table for a number of bonds. In each case, the firm is in the 40 percent tax bracket, and the bond has a $1,000 par value. Bond Proceeds per bond Size of issue Ini

This is case study from Corporate Finance class

The case is about cost of capital. I do not have idea how to solve it, which formulas to use... I do not understand anything. I do not know where which formulas to use. Could you explain in each question which formulas should I use. I don't ask for doing this assignment for me, I just need some help and some more explanation to

Real Options and Capital Budgeting

Cash Flow Estimation/Risk Analysis A) Explain why sunk costs should not be included in a capital budgeting analysis, but opportunity costs and externalities should be included. Real Options B) In general, do timing options make it more or less likely that a project will be accepted today? Capital Budgeting C) Wh

Select a public company paying dividends: compute expected growth rate with CAPM

Pick a company that pays dividends, then calculate the expected growth rate of your company using the CAPM. Once this task is complete, calculate the expected growth rate using the Constant Growth (or Gordon Growth) Model. You may need additional information to complete this exercise. You can find a stock's beta and grow

Inventory policies

7. The Hopewell Pharmaceutical Company's balance sheet and income statement for last year are as follows: Balance Sheet (in Millions of Dollars) Assets Liabilities and Equity Cash and marketable securities $1,100 Accounts payable $900 Accounts receivable 1,300 Accrued liabilities 300 Inventories


You are heading up your firm's capital investment evaluation efforts. Currently, the capital investment group is deliberating over the three investment proposals below. They are not mutually exclusive. Your company uses a 12% annual rate to discount cash flows for NPV. The following table presents the costs of each investmen