Explore BrainMass

Issuing Equity

Coca cola / pepsi financial performance

Evaluate both Coca-Cola and Pepsi's financial performance for the two most recent years available by (2) performing trend analysis on those financial ratios, and (3) comparing and contrasting the findings in essay form. Be sure to include a citation and reference the source of your financial information. A copy of the financial

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

Equity Statement - Ulrich Inc.

Ulrich Inc.'s articles of incorporation authorize the firm to issue 500,000 shares of $5 per value common stock, of which 325,000 shares have been issued. Those shares were sold at an average of 12 percent over par. In the quarter that ended last week, Ulrich earned $260,000 net income; 4 percent of that income was paid as a div

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


Should a company be financed entirely with debt? Why or why not?

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?

Internal Equity and External Competitiveness

Based on the company Glenview Plastic Systems 1,750-2,450-word paper in which you identify the components of the total compensation package. Also, assess the implications of internal equity and external competition in pay structure. Explain the relationship between an organization's compensation system and its ability to compe

Computations of cost of equity

2) Appendix 11A, Problem 11A-1 capital asset pricing model (debt to equity relationship) 11A-1. Assume that Rf _ 5 percent and Km _ 10.5 percent. Compute Kj for the following betas, using Formula 11A-2. a. 0.6 b. 1.3 c. 1.9

Cost of Debt & Equity

#1. Suppose the 10-year Treasury rate is current 3.54 percent. You analyze your firm's financial ratios and determine that it is most similar to BB-rated firms, which currently have a spread over the 10-year Treasury of 400 basis points. Calculate your firm's cost of debt. #2. Firm B expects to pay a dividend next year o

Cost of preferred stock, cost of equity

1. Tunney Industries can issue perpetual preferred stock at a price of $50 a share. The issue is expected to pay a constant annual dividend of $3.80 a share. The flotation cost on the issue is estimated to be 5 percent. What is the company's cost of preferred stock, rps? 2. The Bouchard Company's current EPS is $6.50. It w

Financial Manangemnt

Name two types of long-term equity financing and list the relative advantages and disadvantages (to the borrower) of each.

The stockholders' equity accounts of Pedro Corporation...

Excell Problem P12-3B Journalize and post transactions; prepare stockholders' equity section; compute book value. The stockholders' equity accounts of Pedro Corporation on January 1, 2002, were ar follows: Preferred stock (10%, $100 par noncumulative, 5,000 shares authorized) $300,000 Common stock($5 stated valu

Treasury Stock

Treasury Stock The stockholders' equity section of Seely Co.'s balance sheet at December 31, 2003, was as follows: Common stock--$10 par (authorized 1,000,000 shares, issued and outstanding 600,000 shares) $6,000,000 Paid-in capital in excess of par 1,500,000 Retained earnings 3,250,000 $10,750,000

Debt/Equity Balancing

Intel Corporation, the computer chip giant has a big problem. Last November, the company began shipping nearly a million defective motherboards for personal computers. The related recall will cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars. Further information about Intel www.intel.com can be found at their website.

Calculating Owners' Equity At Year's End

At the beginning of the fiscal year, the balance sheet showed assets of $1,364 and owners' equity of $836. During the year, assets increased $74 and liabilities decreased $38. Owners' equity at the end of the year totaled: $836 $872 $948 $1,438

Equity investment decision

You know that firm XYZ is poorly run. On a scale of 1 (worst) to 10 (best), you would give it a score of 3. However, the market concensus evaluation is that the management score is only 2. Should you buy or sell the stock? Brief reasoning.

15-1: Equity Transactions and Statement Preparation

1. (Equity Transactions and Statement Preparation) On January 5, 2003, Drabek Corporation received a charter granting the right to issue 5,000 shares of $100 par value, 8% cumulative and nonparticipating preferred stock, and 50,000 shares of $5 par value common stock. It then completed these transactions. Jan. 11 Issued 20,0

Problem Set

5. The corporate charter authorizes the issuance of 10,000 shares of preferred 10% stock, 100 dollars par and 100,000 shares of 20 dollar par common stock. At the end of the current year, the title and balances of the stock holder's equity accounts are as follows: COMMON STOCK 1,600,000 DISCOUNT

Return on Equity Financial Management

Roland & Company has a new management team that has developed an operating plan to improve upon last year's ROE. The new plan would place the debt ratio at 55 percent which will result in interest charges of $7,000 per year. EBIT is projected to be $25,000 on sales of $270,000, and it expects to have a total assets turnover ra

The stockholders' equity accounts

(a) Journalize the transactions and the closing entry for net income. (b) Enter the beginning balances in the accounts and post the journal entries to the stockholders' equity accounts. (c) Prepare a stockholders' equity section at December 31, 2002. (d) Compute the book value per share of common stock at December 31, 2002, a

12-1. Calculating Cost of Equity

12-1. Calculating Cost of Equity. The Altoid Co. just issued a dividend of $1.90 per share on its common stock. The company is expected to maintain a constant 6 percent growth rate in its dividends indefinitely. If the stock sells for $38 a share, what is the company's cost of equity?

Northern Pacific's External Equity

Northern Pacific Heating and Cooling Inc. has a 6-month backlog of orders for its patented solar heating system. To meet this demand, management plans to expand production capacity by 40 percent with a $10 million investment in plant and machinery. The firm wants to maintain a 40 percent debt-to-total-assets ratio in its capital

Assume Meyer Corporation is 100 Percent Equity Financed

Assume Meyer Corporation is 100 percent equity financed. Calculate the return on equity, given the following information: (1) Earnings before taxes = $1,500 (2) Sales = $5,000 (3) Dividend payout ratio = 60% (4) Total assets turnover = 2.0 (5) Tax rate = 30% 25% 30% 35% 42% 50%.

Cost to preferred stock

11/9. Medco Corporation can sell preferred stock for $80 with an estimated flotation cost of $3. It is anticipated that the preferred stock will pay $6 per share in dividends. a. Compute the cost of preferred stock for Medco Corp. b. Do we need to make a tax adjustment for the issuing firm?

Statement of Change in Owner's Equity

The Statement of Changes in Owners Equity shows: A. The change in cash during a year B. Revenues, expenses and liabilities for the period C. Net income and dividends for the period D. Paid in capital and long term debts at the end of the period

Cost of Equity using DCF and SML

Walk me through the attached problem. Goetzmann Industries stock has a beta of 1.2. The company just paid a dividend of $.80, and the dividends are expected to grow at 5 percent. The expected return of the market is 13 percent, and Treasury bills are yielding 6 percent. The most recent stock price for Goetzmann is $53. a. Ca

Owner equity

Please provide a definition of the owner's equity and a list of owner's equity items.