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    Weighted average cost of capital

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    You were hired as a consultant to Quigley Company, whose target capital structure is 40% debt, 10% preferred, and 50% common equity. The interest rate on new debt is 6.50%, the yield on the preferred is 6.00%, the cost of retained earnings is 12.25%, and the tax rate is 40%. The firm will not be issuing any new stock. What is Quigley's WACC?

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    The solution computes Weighted average cost of capital for Quigley.