# Estimated share price

Leverage and Capital Structure - chapter 12

Calculation of Share Value

Estimates Associated with

Alternative capital Structures

Capital Structure Expected Estimated Estimated

Debt Ratio EPS Required Return Share Value

0% $1.75 11.40%

10 1.90 11.80%

20 2.25 12.50%

30 2.55 13.25%

40 3.18 18.00%

50 3.06 19.00%

60 3.10 25.00%

Given the above estimates of EPS and required rates of return based on increasing levels of debt for this organization, calculate the estimated share price value for each level.

Assuming the organization makes decisions considering how best to maximize shareholder wealth, at what debt ratio will this objective be realized? 5 points

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Leverage and Capital Structure - chapter 12

Calculation of Share Value

Estimates Associated with

Alternative capital Structures

Capital Structure Expected Estimated Estimated

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The solution explains how to calculate the estimated share price and which debt ratio would maximize shareholder wealth