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# Dividends, Stock Repurchase and Policy

### Total dividends and per-share dividends

I can't seem to come up with the correct answers. Could you please help? I need answers in word format to read on my computer. Thanks Question: Dividends over a six year period include 2002, \$40,000 2003, \$18,000 2004, \$24,000 2005, \$27,000 2006, \$65,000 2007, \$54,000 During this entire period, the outstanding st

### What group has the ultimate responsibility for protecting stockholders' interests?

In a corporation, what group has the ultimate responsibility for protecting and managing the stockholders' interests?

### Quantitative Analysis and Optimal Capital Structure

Explain how to and then perform a quantitative analysis and subsequently recommend the optimal capital structure mix for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. based on a 20 percent increase in assets. Analysis should include an estimation of company's cost of capital, price per share, and market value.

From the background details below and the Excel attachment: 1. Evaluate the various business risks from the standpoint of a bondholder and provide an overall assessment of the company risk. 2. Should Una undertake the recapitalization? How will it affect the ability of Una to pay uninterrupted dividends ---------------

### Stock

1. Why do companies buy back their own stock? 2. How does the cost of capital affect a company's capital expenditures? 3. Why would a company issue a stock dividend instead of a cash dividend? 4. What is the relationship between a firm's capital structure and the maximization of shareholders' wealth?

### Dividend payout ratio using a residual dividend policy

Your company has decided that its capital budget during the coming year will be \$20 million. Its optimal capital structure is 60 percent equity and 40 percent debt. Its earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) are projected to be \$34.667 million for the year. The company has \$200 million of assets; its average interest rate on

### Problems

(See attached file for full problem description) --- Week 4 - Problem 2 Company ABC's earnings and dividends will grow at 0.5% monthly during the next five years. Its growth will stop after year 5. In year 6 and afterward, it will pay out all earnings as dividends. Assume next year's EP

### Cash Dividends vs Stock Repurchase

Lyle Communications had finally arrived at the point where it had sufficient excess cash flow of \$2.4 million to consider paying a dividend. It had 2 million shares outstanding and was considering paying a cash dividend of \$1.20 per share. The firm's total earnings were \$8 million providing \$4.00 in earnings per share. Lyle Comm

### The Mori Egg Noodle Company

6. The Mori Egg Noodle Company has the following equity accounts on its balance sheet: Common stock (\$10 par, 300,000 shares \$ 3,000,000 Contributed capital in excess of par 1,500,000 Retained earnings 6,000,000 Total common stockholder's equity \$10,500,000 a. What is the maximum amount of dividends that may be pai

### Dividends: affect to stock price, policy of smoothing, reducing dividend, new shares

An increase in dividends might not increase price and may actually decrease stock price if: A)the dividend increase cannot be sustained. B)the firm does not maintain an exact dividend payout ratio. C)the firm has too much retained earnings. D)markets are weak-form efficient. A policy of dividend "smoothing" r

### stock is expected to pay no dividends for the first three years

A stock is expected to pay no dividends for the first three years, i.e., D1 = \$0, D2 = \$0, and D3 = \$0. The dividend for Year 4 is expected to be \$5.00 (i.e., D4 = \$5.00), and it is anticipated that the dividend will grow at a constant rate of 8 percent a year thereafter. The risk-free rate is 4 percent, the market risk premium

### Dividend

Dividend Policy: For each of the following 4 groups of companies, state whether you would expect them to distribute a relatively high or low proportion of current earnings and whether you would expect them to have a relatively high or low price-earnings ratio. 1.) High risk companies 2.) Companies that have recently exper

### Miscellaneous Finance

(See attached file for full problem description) --- 1. Chapter 1 - In terms of the like for the securities offered, what is the difference between money and capital markets? 2. Chapter 15 - Problem 3 Micromanagement, Inc., has 8 million shares of stock outstanding and will report earnings of \$20 million in the

### Perry Ellis

I need help creating spreadsheets for the following and explaining assumptions for Perry Ellis. (See attached) Forecast ProForma Statements and Assumptions ? Sales Forecast, Income Statement (spreadsheet) ? Balance Sheet with AFN (spreadsheet) ? Document & explain assumptions Financing plan ? Source of AFN funds

### Accounting Equation Ending Balances

I need help with the following accounting problem: On 12/31/05, Owners' claims to Assets were \$300,000, total Liablitlies were 75% of total Assets, Current Assets were 50% of Long Term Assets, and Working Capital was \$250,000/ During 2005, The following equity transactions occurred: Reported Net Income Loss \$80,000, declared

### Pier 1 Imports Analysis

Use the Pier 1 Imports' financial statements to answer the following questions: 1. Does Pier 1 have a significant amount of bad debts? How can you tell? 2. What types of debt does Pier 1 Company have? Where did you find this information? 3. In addition to selling treasury stock, a company may use treasury stock when s

### Dividend Policy: how to signal effects for changes in dividends

1.) Should a firm be concerned about signaling effects if it plans to alter its dividend policy? If so, how should signaling be taken into account? 2.) In general, what impact should "clientele effects" have on its dividend policy?

### Dividend Policy

Just looking for a second opinion ~ want to see if your logic is close to mine! For each of the following four groups of companies, state whether you would expect them to distribute a relatively high or low proportion of current earnings and whether your would expect them to have a relatively high or low price-earnings ratio.

### Dividend Policy

Hi, You have answered my problem 'cost of the capital' and I would like to ask you to help me with one more case if this possible. Here is the new case for dividend policy. Questions to be answered. Please explain the calculations from the spreadsheet or any - I am having a trouble with few questions from the case.

### Permabilt Corp: Stock-issues and dividends. Horizontal model to analyze transactions

5. Common and preferred stock-issuances and dividends. Permabilt Corp. was incorporated on January 1, 2003, and issued the following stock, for cash: 1,200,000 shares of no-par common stock were authorized; 350,000 shares were issued on January 1, 2003, at \$23 per share. 400,000 shares of \$100 par value, 10.5% cumulativ

### The Relevance of Payments of Dividends

My boss studied a sample of firms that either paid their first ever cash dividend or initiated a dividend after a 10 year period of no dividends. An associate found stock prices to fall when dividends are. How would these positive and negative stock price results fit with the dividend irrelevance argument of MM and the opposing

### Stocks and Bonds

1) Could you describe the characteristics of preferred stock and how it differs from common stock. And explain to me under what circumstances would a firm use prefered stock over common stock. 2) Could you describe the characteristics of a bond and give an example of a bond which exemplifies the following; government, local,

### Dividend policy

What are the arguments that may arise when discussing : should companies treat dividends as a residual payment to shareholders

### Financial management

-. The present value of five uneven cash flows is \$2,145. At a nominal rate of 10 percent compounded annually, what is the fifth payment if payment one if \$500, payment two is \$600, and payments three and four are \$400? a. \$245 b. \$1,000 c. \$500 d. \$600 -. Call provisions usually arise when the issuing company want

### New Business: Factors to Affect Purchase; Methods to Record Revenues and Expenses

Perking Up Profits at Better Brew and Perfect Blend After years of dreaming about owning your own business, you decided that owning a coffee shop would be perfect. Rather than start from scratch, however, you and your partners decide to look at two existing establishments, Better Brew and Perfect Blend. The two are for sale a

### Perking up profits at better brew and perfect blend

What factors should you consider before deciding which company to buy?what additional data might be helpful to you?(note that net income is implied.) 2)what questions should you ask about the methods used to record revenues and expenses? 3)on the basis of the data provided,which company would you purchase?detail the process yo

Perking Up Profits at Better Brew and Perfect Blend After years of dreaming about owning your own business, you decided that owning a coffee shop would be perfect. Rather than start from scratch, however, you and your partners decide to look at two existing establishments, Better Brew and Perfect Blend. The two are for sale at

### Dividend Policy

Hello, i am trying to figure this problem out. However, one of my classmates presented a vague anwser, please add to it or fix it for us. Question 10. Is repurchasing stock a good alternative to cash dividends (a) on a regular basis and (b) under special conditions? (Note: No large, publicly owned company has ever been chall

### Dividend Policy

Hello need help in solving thei problem. How should investment opportunities influence dividend policy?

### Finances question

This problem must be resolved by an expert in finances. Please give a detailed answers to the questions asked. With the Nike's information do the following: Assume that the company will engage in a major capita acquisition program that is expected to improve EBIT by 10 percent, prepare the following: 1) Calculate the EBIT/E