Next year's dividend for ERT stock is expected to be $4.00. You expect it to be $4.00 in 2 years, also, but then you expect it to grow at an 8% annual rate forever. If the risk-free rate of interest is 1%, the expected market return is 9%, and the ERT's beta is 2.0 then what is the price of the stock, today?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 5:34 pm ad1c9bdddf
First calculate the required rate of return r
r = r f + beta (r m - r f)
r f = 1%
beta A= 2
All the calculations to find the current price of the stock described are shown in addition to the Excel sheet used to calculate them.