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78. Calculate the WACC of the firm given the following information: (a) Equity -\$20,000, (b) Debt - \$20,000, (c) Preferred Stock - \$4,000, (d) Tax Rate?" 30%, (e) Debt? Coupon \$70, Price \$1,250, Time until maturity: 20, (f) Equity, Market Rate 10%, and Risk free rate 3%, Beta 1.2, (g) Preferred Stock, Coupon \$50, Price \$55.

79. Using the information in the above problem and the additional information presented in here, calculate the WACC of the firm given the following information: (a) Equity, Most Recent Dividend \$2.00, Growth Rate 3%, and Price \$18.

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calculate the WACC
78. Calculate the WACC of the firm given the following information: (a) Equity -\$20,000, (b) Debt - \$20,000, (c) Preferred Stock - \$4,000, (d) Tax Rate 30%, (e) Debt Coupon \$70, Price \$1,250, Time until maturity 20, (f) Equity Market Rate 10%, and Risk free rate 3%, Beta 1.2, (g) Preferred Stock Coupon \$50, Price \$55.

Ks = risk free rate + beta(equity market rate - risk free rate)
Ks = 3% + 1.2(10% - 3%)
Ks = 11.4%

Kp = (\$55 - \$50)/\$50 = 0.10 or 10%

We need to calculate how much is the bond's cost by using the formula as follows: -

where B is the issued price/current price
C is the coupon payment
r is the require yield to maturity
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\$2.19