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Finance the call: which of four options is likely?

The available options of the firm with an overhanging issue to finance the call do NOT include which of the following: Selling additional debt resulting in a higher debt ratio, Using current retained earnings, Selling additional common equity resulting in less dilution of eps, or Selling additional preferred stock re

Long-term financing

A firm needs $1.5 million of long-term financing. The firm is considering the sale of common stock or a convertible bond. The current market price of the common stock is $16 per share. To sell this new issue, the stock would have to be underpriced by $1 and sold for $15 per share. The firm currently has 600,000 shares of com

Options Questions

I am trying to answer the following two part question: (a) You own 100 shares of GE stock. In terms of riskiness, rank the positions form by alternatively combining with a long call, a long put, writing a call and writing a put, and briefly explain why? (b) You are short 100 shares of GE stock. In terms of riskiness, r

Performance Comparison between 2 stocks: NVR and TOL

Question: How is NVR, Inc. compared to Toll Brothers in terms of performance (stocks, income, sales. dividends, profit.. ) Stock ticker: NVR ane TOL I need to know how well these stocks are performing and why one or the other is better. I am writing a research paper, and one of the question i need help is hwo well both sto

Comparison of performance of CTX and NVR stocks

I am trying to do a reseach paper on both NVR and CTX who are both in the same industry. I need to compare both companies in terms of performance and stocks. 2 Stocks to compare (CTX) Centex Corporation (NVR) NVR, Inc

Comparison of 2 types of stocks

I need a stock comparison of performance comparing NVR to CTX, i am trying to write a page or 2 on researching how both these industries compare in terms of performance. Stocks (CTX) Centex Corporation (NVR) NVR Mortgage Finance, Inc

Banking/ Loans

Question: If the bank decides to withdraw the entire line of credit and to demand immediate repayment of the two existing loans (the short-term and long-term loans) extended to Garden State Corp., what alternatives would be available to Garden State? I can not figure out any alternative except looking for assets to pay

Multiple Choice Finance Questions

1. Which of the following factors does not contribute to dividend's effects on a firm's value. a. personal taxes b. corporate taxes c. transaction costs d. flotation costs 2. Which of the following policies is most likely to produce a zero dividend now and then? a. constant-dollar dividend policy b. constant-payout-

Minimum bond prices are figured.

A convertible bond pays a 10% coupon, with semiannual payments, has a $1,000 face value, matures in 10 years, and is convertible into 40 shares of the firm's common stock. The stock is currently selling for $30 a share. If similar risk bonds are currently yielding 8%, what is the minimum price at which this bond should sell?

Binomial Model

How can I use binomial model to answer to the following questions? Consider the stock with the current price of $20. It pays no dividends. 1) Maturity: in 4 months Strike price:$20 Volatility = 30% per annum Risk-free rate: 10% What's the value of European call option? 2) What would be the value of option in 1), i

4097-Finance

Please provide me with assistance with the following.

Finance Terms - Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the blanks by choosing the appropriate term from the following list: lease, funded, floating-rate, eurobond, convertible, subordinated, call, sinking fund, prime rate,private placement, public issue, senior, unfunded, eurodollar rate, warrant, debentures, term loan. a. Debt maturing in more than 1 year is often cal

Interpretation of Liabilities (Debt)

A review of the accounting records at Corless Co. revealed the following information concerning the company's liabilities that were outstanding at December 31, 2002, and 2001, respectively. Debt (thousands) 2002 Year end interest rate 2001 Year end interest rate Short term debt:

Put option on Euros: Compute net payoff and break-even rate on euro trade.

There is a put option on the euro with an exercise price of $0.54/euro and it expires in three months and is trading at 1.55 cents per euro. The minimum contract size is euro 32,000. What would be the net payoff to the buyer and the seller of the put if the spot price at expiration is $0.71/euro, and what is the break-even rat

Relevant costing question

I have had this question reviewed by an online tutorial assistant and would like to have it checked over by somebody else. I believe that the answer is correct but would still like a second opinion to be sure. I appreciate all the help the OTA has given me so far but believe that it is always prudent to gain a second opinion. So

Analysis of financing options in purchasing a car

You are considering the purchase of a new car. The choices are: A. Pay $27,500 cash, or B. Pay $650 a month for 4 years, with an up-front service fee of $500, or C. Pay $750 a month for 3 years plus a balloon payment of $5,000. What are the implied interest rates in financing arrangements B and C?

Reasoning Payoffs and Stock Prices

Question 6 (Futures): Packers Inc. is a U.S. based manufacturer of cheese. The company considers expan¬ding its current operations by building a plant in the U.K. The CFO has presented the board with the following cash flow projections: Required initial outlay in U.S. dollars to be paid immediately is $600,000. The projected