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# Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)

### Common Stock and WACC Calculations

Jake's Sound Systems has 210,000 shares of common stock outstanding at a market price of \$36 a share. Last month, Jake's paid an annual dividend in the amount of \$1.593 per share. The dividend growth rate is 4%. Jake's also has 6,000 bonds outstanding with a face value of \$1,000 per bond. The bonds carry a 7 % coupon, pay intere

### DLR Company: APV or WACC to calculate market value of equity

See attached files. DLR Company has just announced its results for the end of fiscal year. The following information is from its financial statements (all numbers in \$ 000): Income Statement Sales 20,000.00 Cost of goods sold (14,000.00) Gross profi t 6,0

### Finance: Multiple choice questions about stock options

1. Other things held constant, the value of an option depends on the stock's price, the risk-free rate, and the a.Strike price. b.Variability of the stock price. c.Option's time to maturity. d.All of the above. e.None of the above. 2. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? a.Put

### Pricing Project: Weighted Average Price

Attached is the spreadsheet we are supposed to complete. However, I ran into a snag. My pretend company sells its beer in six-packs and kegs. Since there is a mixture, I am unsure how to calculate the break-even for the sales and the volume. Please see ** ATTACHED ** file(s) for complete details!!

### Calculating WACC: Shi Importers

Shi Importers' balance sheet shows \$300 million in debt, \$50 million in preferred stock, and \$250 million in total common equity. Shi faces a 40% tax rate and the following data: Rd = 6%, Rps = 5.8%, and Rs = 12%. If Shi has a target capital structure of 30% debt, 5% preferred stock, and 65% common stock, what is Shi's WAC

### Akinrimisi Corporation: Compute weighted average number of shares

On January 1, 2009, Akinrimisi Corporation had 1,000,000 shares of common stock outstanding. On March 1, the corporation issued 150,000 new shares to raise additional capital. On July 1, the corporation declared and issued a 2-for-1 stock split. On October 1, the corporation purchased on the market 600,000 of its own outstanding

### 7 Finance Problems: Required rate of return, after tax cost, WACC, payback period

10. Suppose the RiskFree Rate is 8%, the Expected Return this year on the S&P 500 stock market index is 13%, and the stock of Joe's Junkyard has a Beta of 1.4. Given these conditions what is the required rate of return for Joe's stock? a. 8% b. 13% c. 15% d. 21% 11. To raise money to finance the capital budg

### WACC and decision making: Which of the projects should Basu accept?

Basu Inc. uses only equity capital, and it has two equally-sized divisions. Division A's cost of capital is 10.0%, Division B's cost is 14.0%, and the composite WACC is 12.0%. All of Division A's projects have the same risk, and all Division B projects are also equally risky. However, the projects in Division A do not have the s

### Forecasting using Weighted Moving Average

Daily demand for newspapers for the last 10 days has been as follows: 12, 13, 16, 15, 12, 18, 14, 12, 13, 15 (listed from oldest to most recent). Forecast sales for the next day using a three-day weighted moving average where the weights are 3, 1, and 1 (the highest weight is for the most recent number).

### Rollins CorporATION: WACC, Cost of debt, cost of common and preferred stock

Rollins Corporation is estimating its WACC. Its current and target capital structure is 20 percent debt, 20 percent preferred stock, and 60 percent common equity. Its bonds have a 12 percent coupon rate, paid semiannually, a current maturity of 20 years, and sell for \$950. The firmâ??s preferred stock is trading at \$100. The

### Short finance problems - weighted average cost of capital, additional funds needed, and more...

I understand that many of these problems can be done in excel, I need the formulas and calculations that would be used on a calculator to help me understand how to solve the problem myself. 1. The market value of your firm's equity is \$500 million, which is also the value of your total debt. Your cost of debt (rd) is 6% a

### Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) Calculations

Let's try calculating the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). Calculate the WACC given the following assumptions: a. Company tax rate is 40 percent. b. Company has an outstanding bond issue with a 7-7/8 coupon, market price of 103-5/8 (percent of 100% par, in 32nds.), semiannual coupon payments, and 12 years to maturity. c.

### Xhat Inc has 12,000 bonds outstanding that have a 6% coupon rate.

Can you please take a look at this problem? Xhat Inc has 12,000 bonds outstanding that have a 6% coupon rate. The bonds are selling at 98% of face value, pay interest semi-annually, and mature in 28 years. There are 400,000 shares of 9% \$100 preferred stock outstanding with a current market price of \$83 a share. In addition,

### Cost of Capital

1) Company X is an all-equity firm (i.e. it has no debt financing) with a beta of 1.15. If the risk-free rate is 5% and the market risk premium is 9% (the expected return in the market is 14%), determine the cost of equity capital for Company X. 2) Nexel Online has a beta of 1.4 and has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75. (NOTE:

### Weighted average cost of capital (WACC), divisional WACC

ABC company currently has the following capital structure: 30% debt and 70% equity based on market values. Company's equity beta based on its current level of debt financing is 1.20 and its debt beta is 0.30. Risk free rate of interest is currently 2.5% on long-term government bonds. The company's pre-tax cost of debt is 5%. Th

### Business: optimal capital structure

A company has determined that its optimal capital structure consists of 30 percent debt and 70 percent equity. Given the following information, calculate the firm's weighted average cost of capital. Rd = 6% Tax rate = 35% P0 = \$35 Growth = 0% D0 = \$3.00

### Value of Project

5. Suppose Lucent Technologies has an equity cost of capital of 10%, marketd capitalization of \$10.8 billion, and an enterprise value of \$14.4 billion. Suppose Lucent's debt cost of capital is 6.1% and its marginal tax rate is 35%. a. What is Lucent's WACC? b. If Lucent maintains a constant debt-equity ratio, what is the

### Patrick's WACC

The Patrick Companyâ??s cost of common equity is 16%, its before-tax cost of debt is 13%, and its marginal tax rate is 40%. The stock sells at book value. Using the following balance sheet, calculate Patrickâ??s WACC. Please show all work. Assets Liabiliti

### Calculation of WACC

Summary of the balance sheet of XYZ below Balance sheet of XYZ as at 31 December 2009 ('000) Cash R10 Account payable R10 Accounts receivable 20 Acruals 10 Inventories 20

### Weighted average cost of capital (WACC)..

An interest payment of \$650 in a 20 percent tax bracket would result in a tax saving of what? Joe Morton buys a piece of equipment for \$200,000. He puts down \$40,000 and finances \$160,000. Joeâ??s opportunity cost is 4%, and the lenderâ??s interestâ??s rate is 8%. Find the weighted average cost of capital (WACC).

### MBA Finance

1. Suppose Lucent Technologies has an equity cost of capital of 10%, market capitalization of \$10.8 billion, and an enterprise value of \$14.4 billion. Suppose Lucent's debt cost of capital is 5.1% and its marginal tax rate is 35%. a) What is Lucent's WACC? b) If Lucent maintains a constant debt-equity ratio, what is the val

### Lasik Vision's WACC: Differences in Forecasting

The Federal Reserve recently shifted its monetary policy, causing Lasik Vision's WACC to change. Lasik had recently analyzed the project whose cash flows are shown below. However, the CFO wants to reconsider this and all other proposed projects in view of the Federal action. How much did the changed WACC cause the forecasted NPV

### Calculate WACC for Locke Company and Johnson Industries

1. You were hired as a consultant to Locke Company, and you were provided with the following data: Target capital structure: 40% debt, 10% preferred, and 50% common equity. The interest rate on new debt is 7.5%, the yield on the preferred is 7.0%, the cost of retained earnings is 11.50%, and the tax rate is 40%. The firm will no

### Weighted Average Cost of Capital: Adams Company

Just need some direction here. The Adams company cost of common equity is 16 percent, its before tax cost of debt is 13 percent, and its marginal tax rate is 40 percent. The stock sells at book value. Using the following balance sheet, calculate the Adams' Weighted Average Cost of Capital. Assets: cash \$120 accounts re

### Accounting, tax and legal factors affect an M&A strategy

How does the following effect mergers and acquisitions o Accounting: Revenue enhancement, cost reduction, and risk management o Taxes: Shields, synergies, and the weighted average cost of capital o Legal: Corporate organization and ownership, litigation risk, and legal compliance Select at least two effects fro

### Estimating the WACC from the asset structure for McCabe Interests

McCabe Interests has three major investments, which are given here. What should be McCabe's WACC? INVESTMENT MARKET VALUE REQUIRED RETURN Storage sheds \$35 million 12% Ice rinks 15 million 17% Office furniture sales 50 million

### Weighted Average Cost of Capital: Capital Investment Program

What is the Weighted Average Cost of Capital? How it is used in a capital investment program to select investments?

### Capital budgeting for WACC

The Chang company is considering the purchase of a new machine to replace an obsolete one. The machine being used for the operation has a book value and a market value of zero. However the machine is good and will last another 10 years. The replacement machine will produce after-tax cash flows (labor savings and depreciation) o

### Johnson Industries Cost of Capital

Johnson Industries provides the following information on the company's common stocks, preferred stocks and bonds: The company can issue a bond at yield to maturity of 7.85%. The company pays a dividend on preferred stock of \$4.76. The company just issued a dividend of \$5.00 on its common stock. They anticipate that dividen

### Corporate Finance (Weighted Average Cost of Capital)

You have been asked to calculate the weighted average cost of capital for Future Flow Enterprises (FFE) and have been provided with the following information to complete the task. &#61607; The company's effective tax rate is 40% &#61607; FFE currently has a bond issue outstanding, with a market price of \$1,136.28 per \$1,000