Two firms, No Leverage, Inc., and High Leverage, Inc, have equal levels of operating risk and differ only in their capital structure. No Leverage is unlevered and High Leverage has $500,00 of perpetual debt in its capital structure. Assume that the perpetual annual income of both firms available for stockholders is paid out as
Question 6: Which of the following statements is CORRECT? A When calculating the cost of debt, a company needs to adjust for taxes, because interest payments are deductible by the paying corporation. B When calculating the cost of preferred stock, companies must adjust for taxes, because dividends paid on preferred sto
A company has five remittances for the typical month as listed below. Assume the typical month has 30 days. The day of mail, processing, and availability float for each remittance are also shown. Under the firm's current system, remittances of $1 million or more receive expedited processing, while all other remittances receive s
1. Co. A is considering the following project. The project cost will be due one year from today and will be $100m. The company will receive $200m in revenue from the project but that will be two years from today. What is the PV of the profit on the project? 2. Co. A is about to pay a dividend of $2.00 per share. Its futur
True/False: Write "T' if the statement is true and "F" is the statement is false. 1. The focus of DuPont analysis is to provide management information as to how the firm is using its resources to maximize returns on owners' investments. 2. The financial manager should examine available risk-return trade-offs and make hi
5. Given the following information, calculate the weighted average cost of capital for Situation A and Situation B: Situation A Situation B Capital Structure Common Stock 55% 30% Preferred Stock 15% 15% Debt 30% 55% Additional information Corporate tax rate 30% 30% Dividend, common $2.75 $2.
Patton Paints Corporation has a target capital structure of 40% debt and 60% common equity, with no preferred stock. It's before tax cost of debt is 12%, and it's marginal taz rate is 40%. The current stock price is Po= $22.50. The last dividend was Do=$2.00, and it is expected to grow at a constant rate of 7%. What is the cost
BE4-6 During 2007 Lebron James Company changed from FIFO to weighted-average inventory pricing. Pretax income in 2006 and 2005 (James's first year of operations) under FIFO was $160,000 and $180,000, respectively. Pretax income using weighted-average pricing in the prior years would have been $145,000 in 2006 and $170,0
Please explain how to calculate the weighted average cost of capital and how it compares to divisional cost of capital approach. Thank you. Currently, Red Sun, Inc.'s capital structure is 65% equity based and 35% debt based. Red Sun is in the 20% marginal tax bracket in Japan and has a cost of equity of 12% and an average deb
Milton Parker has a capital structure that consists of $7 million of debt, $2 million of preferred stock, and $11 million of common equity, based upon current market values. Parker's yield to maturity on its bonds is 7.4%, and investors require an 8% return on Parker's preferred and a 14% return on Parker's common stock. If the
Dear OTA, Can you please help me with this assignment. Please answer questions #1-5 & #9-11. Please use the attached excel spreadsheet to support the analysis. Thanks
You retire in 25 years and you presently have $400,000 but you estimate that you need $1,750,000 by the time you retire. What interest rate do you need to earn to reach your goal. What is the future value of an ordinary annuity that pays $1000 each 6 months and pays 9.0% interest for 20 years. What if this were an annuity du
Shine and Glow Company (S&G) uses only debt and equity. It can borrow unlimited amounts at an interest rate of 12 percent so long as it finances at its target capital structure, which calls for 45 percent debt and 55 percent common equity. Its last dividend was $2.40, its expected constant growth rate is 5 percent, and its stock
Goff Computer, Inc (GCI): Determine the cost of capital You have recently been hired by Goff Computer, Inc (GCI), in the finance area. GCI was founded eight years ago by Chris Goff and currently operates 74 stores in the Southeast. GCI is privately owned by Chris and his family and had sales of $97 million last year. GCI
Problem 10-1 --> Payback Three separate projects each have an initial cash outlay of $10,000. The cash flow for Peter's project is $4,000 per year for three years. The cash flow for Paul's Project is $2,000 in years 1 and 3 and $8,000 in year 3. Mary's Project has a cash flow of $10,000 in year 1, followed by $1,000 each yea
The JBH Corp expects to pay a dividend next year of $2.22. It expects its cash dividends to grow 5% per year forever. JBH has a debt ratio of L = 35%. Its borrowing rate is rd =9%. JBH pays corporate taxes at the rate of 30%, rf = 6%, rm = 12%, and JBH's common stock is currently selling for $20 per share. Answer the below quesi
You are employed by CGT, a Fortune 500 firm that is a major producer of chemicals and plastics, including plastic grocery bags, styrofoam cups, and fertilizers. You are on the corporate staff as an assistant to the CFO. This is a position with high visibility and the opportunity for rapid advancement, providing you make the ri
Suppose a firm estimates its WACC to be 10 percent. Should the WACC be used to evaluate all of its potential projects, even if they vary in risk? If not, what might be "reasonable" costs of capital for average-, high-, and low-risk projects?
Answer the below questions with at least five sentences each, >>>thoroughly and in your own words<<< ? What impact does the globalization of capital markets have on a manager's estimate of an appropriate cost of capital used to estimate the value of a subsidiary headquartered in a foreign country? ? What are the characteri
ADB Corporation is considering building a new facility in Texas. To raise money for the capital projects, the corporation plans the following capital structure: 30% of money will come from issuing bonds, and 70% will come from Retained Earnings or new common stock. The corporation does not currently have preferred stock.
1. The Kimberly Corporation is a zero growth firm with an expected EBIT of $100,000 and a corporate tax rate of 30%. Kimberly uses $500,000 of 12.0% debt, and the cost of equity to an unlevered firm in the same risk class is 16.0%. What is the firm's cost of equity? A) 21.0% B) 23.3% C) 25.9% D) 28.8% E) 32.0% 2. Leak In
I have to answer the questions below. In light of Time Warner's current operations, as well as trends in the national economy and the organization's industry, what changes, if any, would you recommend in Time Warner's approach towards determining its cost of capital? How would you adjust the discount rate for riskier project
Question 1: Company with a target structure of 60% debt and 40% common equity, with no preferred stock. The firm's cost of common equity is 12.5% and its WACC is 8.780%. If the firm's tax rate is 30% what is the before tax yield on this company's long term debt? A. 8.4% B. 9.0% C. 9.8% D. 8.2% E. 9.4% Question 2: Th
Arrow Technology, Inc. (ATI) has total assets of $10,000,000 and expected operating income (EBIT) of $2,500,000. If ATI uses debt in its capital structure, the cost of this debt will be 12 percent per annum.
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one answer for the question. 1. Which of the following is true of an efficient market? a. 0 There is one seller b. 0 There is one buyer c. 0 Stock exchanges are always open d. 0 There is always a low brokerage fee e. 0 Information is reflected in security prices immediately 2. Which of
1. The cost of capital should reflect the average cost of the various sources of long-term funds a firm uses to acquire assets. a. True b. False Answer: ___________ _________________ 2. The cost of common stock is the rate of return the marginal stockholder requires on the firm's common stock.
1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? a. An investor can eliminate virtually all market risk if he or she holds a very large and well diversified portfolio of stocks. b. The higher the correlation between the stocks in a portfolio, the lower the risk inherent in the portfolio. c. It is impossible to have
Beckman Engineering and Associates (BEA) has 25 million shares outstanding. Shares are trading at $8.00. BEA management plans to raise $60 million to by issuing debt to repurchase shares. Suppose that BEA is an all equity firm before the debt issue, it is subject to 36% corporate tax rate, its cost of debt is 5% and equity co
Please see attached. Please work out in steps. H Corp is a growing company. Analysts project the following free cash flow during the next 2 years, after which FCFs are expected to grow at a constant 5% rate. H Corp cost of capital is WACC = 10 %. Time 1 2 3 FCF 50 75 a. What is the terminal or horizon value at year 2? b. W
ABC Co. and XYZ Co. are identical firms in all respects except for their capital structure. ABC is all equity financed with $800,000 in stock. XYZ uses both stock and perpetual debt. Its stock is worth $400,000 and the interest rate on its debt is 10%. Both firms expect EBIT to be $90,000. Ignore Taxes. Rico owns $30,000 wort