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    Long-Term residual Dividend Policy

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    Wells Manufacturing, Inc. has projected its investment opportunities over a 5-year planning horizon. The cost of each year's investment and the amount of internal funds available for reinvestment for that year follow. The firm's debt-equity mix is 40 percent debt and 60 percent equity. There are currently 125,000 shares of common stock outstanding.

    a. What would be the dividend each year if the residual dividend theory were used on a year-to-year basis?

    b. What target stable dividend can Wells establish by using the long-term residual dividend theory over the future planning horizon?

    c. Why might a residual dividend policy applied to the 5 years as opposed to individual years be preferable?

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    Description Long-Term residual Dividend Policy
    Subject: Business Level: Year 4
    Topic: Finance Bid Amount: 2 Credit(s)

    Wells Manufacturing, Inc. has projected its investment opportunities over a 5-year planning horizon. The cost of each year's investment and the amount of internal funds available for reinvestment for that year follow. The firm's debt-equity mix is 40 percent debt and 60 percent equity. There are currently 125,000 shares of common stock outstanding.
    Internal Funds Available for Reinvestment Year Cost of Investments or ...

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    The long-term residual dividend policies are examined. What target stable dividend can Wells establish by using the long-term residual dividend theory over the future planning horizon is determined.

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