Please help with the following problem.
A firm has 2,000,000 shares of common stock outstanding with a market price of $2.00 per share. It has 2,000 bonds outstanding, each selling for $1,200. The bonds mature in 15 years, have a coupon rate of 10% and pay coupons annually. The firm's beta is 1.2, the risk free rate is 5%, and the market risk premium is 7%. The tax rate is 34%. Calculate the WACC?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 8:09 pm ad1c9bdddf
We need to calculate the yield to maturity of the bond by using the formula as follows: -
where B is the issued price
C is the coupon payment
r is the discount or yield rate
n is the period
Then, we can replace the information into the equation. Coupon payment is equal to $1,000 x 10% = 100)
The issued price of the bond is equal to
2,400,000 = 200,000 x [1 - 1 ] + 2,000,000
(1 + r)15 (1 + r)15
This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation and calculation to find WACC.