I was able to calculate part a, book value, but cannot figure out part b, market value. Please help. Also, do you have any advice for the answer to part c? *** See attached spreadsheet.
Filer Manufacturing has 8.5 million shares of common stock outstanding. The current share price is $55, and the book value per share is $4. Filer Manufacturing also has two bond issues outstanding. The first bond issue has a face value of $74 million, a 6 percent coupon, and sells for 90 percent of par. The second issue has a face value of $48.45 million, a 5.3 percent coupon, and sells for 92.6 percent of par. The first issue matures in 11 years, the second in 5 years. (Round answers to 4 decimal places.)
a. On a book value basis, Filer's capital structure weights, E/V and D/V, are_______ and________ , respectively.
b. On a market value basis, Filer's capital structure weights, E/V and D/V, are _______ and _________, respectively.
c. Are the book value or market value weights more relevant. Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 18, 2018, 11:49 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/business/weighted-average-cost-of-capital/book-value-versus-market-value-for-wacc-59299
a. .2173 and .7827
b. .8075 and .1925
c. Market value weights are ...
This compares the Book Value versus Market Value for WACC