# Market Value, Cost of Capital, and Total Income Available

The U Co. and the L Co. are identical in all aspects except that U Co. is all-equity financed while L Co. has $1,000 debt in 6% perpetual bonds outstanding (on which $60 of interest is paid each year). Both firms have expected net operating income of $300 (forever). Both firm distribute as dividends all income available to shareholders. There are no taxes. Assume no agency costs or bankruptcy costs. The cost of equity is 10% for the U Co. and 12% for the L co.

38. What is the market value of the L Co.?

A) $2,000

B) $1,000

C) $3,000

D) $6,000

39. What is the cost of capital for the L Co.?

A) 9%

B) 8%

C) 10%

D) 12%

40. What is the total income available annually to the U Co.'s security holders?

A) $300

B) $155

C) $65

D) $240

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The U Co. and the L Co. are identical in all aspects except that U Co. is all-equity financed while L Co. has $1,000 debt in 6% perpetual bonds outstanding (on which $60 of interest is paid each year). Both firms have expected net operating income ...

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