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Equity Beta and Implied Market Value of Bear Stearns

My M&A professor is asking us to calculate the new equity beta and cost of capital for question #5. I am alo being asked to come up with an implied market value for Bear Stearns. I chose $236 million as my answer but I am not sure if this is right. Please see the attached Word document. Question #5 After reading all a

Computing Elements of Owners' Equity

Computing Elements of Owners' Equity From the information provided, determine: 1. The amount of retained earnings at December 31. 2. The amount of revenues for the period. Totals January 1 December 31 Current assets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,000 $ 15,000 All other assets . .

Reporting and Analyzing Stockholders' Equity

Problem Set P11-2A The stockholders' equity accounts of Alpha Corporation on January 1, 2007, were as follows. Preferred Stock (8%, $100 par noncumulative, 5,000 shares authorized) $400,000 Common Stock ($5 stated value, 300,000 shares authorized) $1,000,000 Paid-in Capital in Excess of Par Value?Preferred Stock $15,00

Statement of Shareholder's Equity

1. The following is a condensed version of the statement of shareholders' equity for Dell Computer Corporation for fiscal year ending January 31, 2003 (in millions of dollars): Balance at February 1, 2002 4,694 Net income 2,122 Unrealized gain on debt investments 26 Unrealized loss on derivative instruments (

Impact on Stockholder's Equity

On October 31, the stockholders' equity section of Omar Company consists of common stock $600,000 and retained earnings $900,000. Omar is considering the following two courses of action: (1) declaring a 5% stock dividend on the 60,000, $10 par value shares outstanding, or (2) effecting a 2-for-1 stock split that will reduce par

Beta, Cost of Equity, Style portfolios

Please see the attached file. 1. The cost of equity for Ryan Corporation is 8.4%. If the expected return on the market is 10% and the risk-free rate is 5%, then the equity beta is ___ 2. The beta of a firm is more likely to be high under what two conditions? high cyclical business activity and low operating leverage hi

Two transactions combined

Stock purchased at $3,000 is sold for $3,500. As a result what would be the two transaactions combined. a) income will increase by $500 b)stockholders equity will increase by $3,500 c)stockholders equity will increase by $500 d) stockholders equity will not change My choice was c. the equity will increase by $500

Cost Equity multiple choice

Obi-Wan's common stock has a beta of 1.4. If the risk-free rate is 3 percent and the market risk premium is 15 percent, what is Obi-Wan's cost of equity? a. 16.80%. b. 19.80%. c. 21.00%. d. 24.00%.

Cost of Equity multiple choice

Yoda Co.'s most recent dividend was $1.50 per share, and dividends are expected to grow at a 5 percent annual rate indefinitely. The stock sells for $30 per share. What is Yoda's cost of equity? a. 10.00% b. 10.25%. c. 11.00%. d. 11.25%.

Stockholders' Equity

Instructions Prepare the stockholders' equity section at December 31, assuming $100,000 of retained earnings is restricted for plant expansion. The following accounts appear in the ledger of Sycamore Inc. after the books are closed at December 31, 2007. Common Stock (no-par, $1 stated value, 400,000 shares authorized, 20

Stockholders equity : explained

See attachment need to verify my work, submit your work for comparison. QS-13-2 Prepare the journal entry to record each separate transaction. (a) On March 1, DVD Co. issues 44,500 shares of $4 par value common stock for $255,000 cash. (b) On April 1, GT Co. issues no-par value common stock for $50,000 cash. (c) On April 6,

Debt versus Equity financing

We know that debt and equity are the two sources of financing for businesses. Equity comes from owners and shareholders who take business risks when investing their money and involves certain risks for those owners. What is involved in a company's efforts to obtain debt financing from a bank or commercial funding source?

Cost of Equity and beta

1. I have selected a company for my project of Walmart. It has a beta coefficient of ( .2) If I know that the present yield on US government bonds maturing in one year(about 4.5% annually) and an assessment that the market risk premiums 6.5% (the difference between the expected rate of return on the market portfolio and the ris

The answer to Stockholders equity transactions

Sands Corporation has the following capital structure at the beginning of the year: 6% preferred stock, $50 par value, $300,000 20,000 shares authorized, 6,000 shares issues and outstanding Common stock $10 par value 60,000 shares authorized $40

Playing the Numbers Game

1. Jack Brown realizes that the first thing he must do is compare the liquidity, leverage, activity, and profitability ratios of the two companies. Using the income statement and balance sheet data shown in Tables 1-4 prepare a detailed comparison report indicating the strengths and weaknesses of each company. 2. Jay Singh, a

Cost of Equity for Slante Corp

The Slante Corporation is a zero growth firm with an expected EBIT of $100,000 and a corporate tax rate of 30 percent. Kimberly uses $500,000 of 12.0 percent debt financing, and the cost of equity to an unlevered firm in the same risk class is 16.0 percent. A. What is the value of the firm according to MM with corporate taxe

Journalize stock transactions, post, and prepare paid-in

Question 1 How should I journalize stock transaction, post and prepare paid in capital section. LJ's Corporation was organized on January 1, 2006. It is authorized to issue 20,000 shares of 6%, $50 par value preferred stock, and 500,000 shares of no-par common stock with a

Pay Equity Questions

1. Review federal laws and regulations regarding both pay and benefits (including the Fair Labor Standards Act, FMLA, HIPAA compliance, Equal Employment Opportunity, the Equal Pay Act, and ERISA) and assess the implications of those laws on the Ford Motor Industry. 2. Assess the various methods for determining internal pay eq

Redeemable Preferred Stock as Equity

In a recent discussion memorandum, Distinguishing between Liability and Equity Instruments and Accounting for Instruments with Characteristics of Both, the FASB addressed the issue of whether redeemable preferred stock is debt or equity. Required: Present arguments in favor of presenting redeemable preferred stock as equity

Steinberg Corporation and Dietrich Corporation

Steinberg Corporation and Dietrich Corporation are identical firms except that Dietrich is more levered. Both companies will remain in business for one more year. The companies' economists agree that the probability of a recession next year is 20 percent and the probability of a continuation of the current expansion is 80 perce

Sources of funds

If you were starting a business and you planned to invest 75,000 in the business but your financial forecasts indicate that you will need another 650,000 and two banks have turned you down both of them citing the risk involved in small business startups and one of the SBDC consultants suggest to you to consider searching out equ

Solving for the Cost of Equity

Reliable Electric is a regulated public utility, and it is expected to provide a steady growth of dividends of 5 percent per year for the indefinite future. Its last dividend was $5/share; the stock sold for $60 per share just after the dividend was paid. What is the company's cost of equity?