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# Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) - Global Technology

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Global Technology's capital structure is as follows:
Debt 35%
Preferred Stock 15
Common Equity 50

The after-tax cost of debt is 6.5 percent; the cost of preferred stock is 10 percent; and the cost of common equity (in the form of retained earnings) is 13.5 percent.

Calculate Global Technology's weighted average cost of capital in a manner similar to Table 11-1 on page 313

Figure 11-1 Cost of capital curve

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Capital Asset Pricing Model
Assume that Rf = 5 percent and Km = 10.5 percent. Compute Kj for the following betas, using Formula 11A-2.
a. 0.6
b. 1.3
c. 1.9

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Global Technolosy's capital structure is as follows:
Debt 35%
Preferred Stock 15
Common Equity 50

The after-tax cost of debt is 6.5 percent; the cost of preferred stock is 10 percent; and the cost of common equity (in the form of retained earnings) is 13.5 percent.

Calculate Global Technology's weighted average cost of capital in a manner ...

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The solution explains how to calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for Global Technology

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