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Maturity Risk Premium

Kelly Inc's 5-year bonds yield 7.50% and 5-year T-bonds yield 5.80%. The real risk-free rate is r* = 2.5%, the default risk premium for Kelly's bonds is DRP = 0.40%, the liquidity premium on Kelly's bonds is LP = 1.3% versus zero on T-bonds, and the inflation premium (IP) is 1.5%. What is the maturity risk premium (MRP) on all 5

Forecasting Risk and Cost-Cutting Proposal

Forecasting Risk - What is forecasting risk? in general, would the degree of forecasting risk be greater for a new product or a cost-cutting proposal? Why? 2. Sensitivity analysis and Scenario analysis- What is the essential difference between sensitivity analysis and scenario analysis? 3.Marginal cash flows - A co-wor

ACCOUNTING PROBLEM (see attachment for word doc)

Part: 1 The Following information was reported by Gap, Inc in its 2006 annual report. 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 Total assets $8,544 $8,821 $10,048 $10,713 $10,283 (In Millions) Working Capital $2,757 3,297 $ 4,062 $4,156 $2,972 Current ratio 2.2

Fixed cost and Variable cost

1 page Details: Costs can be classified into two categories, fixed and variable costs. These costs behave differently based on the level of sales volumes. Suppose we are running a restaurant and have identified certain costs along with the number of annual units sold of 1000. Item: Raw Materials (cost for hamburge

Estimating given stock's price

Sorenson Corp.'s expected year-end dividend is D1 = $1.50, its required return is rS = 12.00%, its dividend yield is 8.00%, and its growth rate is expected to be constant in the future. What is Sorenson's expected stock price in 7 years, i.e., what is P7?

Financial Management: dream house

You hope to buy your dream house three years from now. Today your dream house costs $329,500. You expect housing prices to rise an average of 3.25% per year over the next three years. You hope to purchase the house by putting down 20% of the purchase price, and by financing the balance using a 30 year, 6.06%, fixed-rate mortg

Finance Problems

1. Paying a stock dividend ________ the retained earnings account. 1. 1. increases 2. 2. has no effect on 3. 3. reorganizes 4. 4. decreases 2. Firms are usually prohibited by state law from distributing 1. 1. retained earnings as dividends. 2. 2. dividends in a year the firm has a net loss. 3.

Statement of cash flows

The following account balances relate to the stockholders' equity accounts of Gore Corp. at year-end. 2008 2007 Common stock, 10,500 and 10,000 shares, respectively, for 2008 and 2007 $160,000 $140,000 Preferred stock, 5,000 shares 125,000 125,000 Retained earnings 300,000 260,000 A small

Analyzing Portfolios

I am trying to understand what formula to use. I want to create a portfolio equally risky as the market, and I have $1,000,000 to invest. So Given the info below, I need to fill the table below; Asset Investment Beta Stock A $200,000 .80 Stock B $250,000 1.30 Stock C

Deer Valley Lodge -Responsibility Center & Financial Control

Deer Valley Lodge, a ski resort in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, has plans to eventually add five new chairlifts. Suppose that one lift costs $2 million, and preparing the slope and installing the lift costs another $1.3 million. The lift will allow 300 additional skiers on the slopes, but there are only 40 days a year when the


Han Corp's sales last year were $395,000, and its year-end receivables were $52,500. The firm sells on terms that call for customers to pay 30 days after the purchase, but some delay payment beyond Day 30. On average, how many days late do customers pay? Base your answer on this equation: DSO - Allowed credit period = Average da

Portfolio Betas & expected returns

1. You own a stock portfolio invested 25% in stock Q, 20% in stock R, 15% in stock S, and 40% in stock T. The betas for these stocks are .84, 1.17, 1.11, and 1.36 respectively. What is the portfolio beta? 2. (Using CAPM) A stock has a beta of 1.05, the expected return on the market is 11 % and the risk-free rate is 5.2 %.

Consider the Role of the Finance Department

Consider the role of the finance department at On Your Mark. As a division manager, 1. How might the finance department help you to successful complete the duties of your job? 2. What role does a finance department play in valuing business opportunities for future acquisitions? 3. What are the ethical responsibilities of

Financial Management

Langston Labs has an overall (composite) WACC of 10%, which reflects the cost of capital for its average asset. Its assets vary widely in risk, and Langston evaluates low-risk projects with a WACC of 8%, average projects at 10%, and high-risk projects at 12%. The company is considering the following projects: Project Ris

NPV, IRR and Payback Method

SAC is considering the purchase of new equipment to manufacture specialty spark plugs. The new equipment would allow the firm to manufacture 100,000 additional spark plugs per year and is expected to have a useful life of 5 years and to have no salvage value at that time. SAC will depreciate the equipment using the straigh

How is this calculated?

Year Ended - Balance Sheet ($1,000s) Cash 20 Accounts Payable 20 Accounts Receivable 20 Notes Payable 40 Inventory 20 Long Term Debt 80 Fixed Assets 180 Common Stock 80 Retained Earnings 20

Financial management question: Southwestern Wear Inc.

Southwestern Wear Inc. has the following balance sheet: Current assets $1,875,000 Accounts payable $375,000 Fixed Assets 1,875,000 Notes Payable 750,000 Subordinated debentures 750,000 Total debt 1,875,000 Common Equity 1,875,000 Total Assets 3,750,000 Total liabilities and equity $3,750,000 The t

Personal Finance

1) Tax-deferred employee benefits are a)Not subject to federal income tax b)Not subject to state income tax c)Taxed at some future time d)Are taxed at a special rate 2) If you plus $1,000 in a saving account and make no further deposits, what type of calculation could provide you with the value of the account in 20 years?

Personal Finance

1) Money received today is worth more than the same amount of money received in the future. This is true because a)Money received today can grow at a compounded rate b)Future inflation will devalue your current investment c)All goods and services are likely to cost more in the future d)Unique investment opportunities exist t


Sue and Tom Wright are assistant professors at the local university. They each take home about $42,000 per year after taxes. Sue is 37 years of age, and Tom is 35. Their two children, Mike and Karen, are 11 and 9. Were either one to die, they estimate that the remaining family members would need about 75% of the present combi

Define basic financial terminology

Define the following terms and identify their role in finance: a. Finance b. Efficient Market c. Primary Market d. Secondary Market e. Risk f. Security g. Stock h. Bond i. Capital j. Debt k. Yield l. Rate of Return m. Return on Investment n. Cash Flow

Mark to market valuation on an financial investment

I would like an essay on mark to market valuation of financial investment explaining how this change in accounting law will effect future earnings. In case of any uses of source, please use references. Mark to Market valuation of financial investment

Identify Temporary or Permanent Differences for Financial Reporting Purposes

Listed below are items that are commonly accounted for differently for financial reporting purposes than they are for tax purposes. INSTRUCTIONS: For each item below, indicate whether it involves: 1) A temporary difference that will result in future deductible amounts and, therefore, will usually give rise to a deferred

Cost of Capital for Risks

Chapter 13 7. Each of the six firms in the table below is expected to pay the listed dividend payment every year in perpetuity. Firm Dividend ($million) Cost of capital (% /year) S1 10 8 S2 10 12 S3 10 14 B1 100 8 B2 100 12 B3 100 14 a. Using the cost of capital in


Dear Sir, Please solve the attached Financial Management problem related to Financial Planning & Forecasting in Excel Worksheet.