# Value of a share of the firm's common stock

A firm has an expected dividend next year of $1.20 per share, a 4 percent growth rate of dividends, and a required return of 10 percent. The value of a share of the firm's common stock is

A) $120

B) $10

C) $12

D) $20

Sterling Corporation has a beta of 1.2. If the market return is 14 percent and the risk-free rate is 8 percent, was is Sterling's expected return.

Calculate the initial investment of the following replacement project. The cost of the new asset is $200,000, and installation costs are $15,000. The initial cost of the existing asset is $80,000 and has a book value of $16,000. The existing asset can be sold for $30,000. The tax rate is 40%.

The Baugh X-Ray company paid $2.00 common stock dividend last year. The company's policy is to allow its dividend to grow at 5 percent for 4 years and then the rate of growth changes to 3 percent per year from year five on. What is the value of the stock if the required rate of return is 8%?

Stan's Cans, Inc. expects to earn $150,000 next year after taxes on sales of $2,200,000. Stan's manufactures only one size of garbage can and is located in the small, but beautiful, town of Mount Dora, Florida. Stan sells his cans for $8 a piece and they have a variable cost of $2.40 a piece. Stan's tax rate is currently 34%.

a. What are the firm's expected fixed costs for next year?

b. What is the break-even point in units?

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A firm has an expected dividend next year of $1.20 per share, a 4 percent growth rate of dividends, and a required return of 10 percent. The value of a share of the firm's common stock is

A) $120

B) $10

C) $12

D) $20

Value of Share= Dividend next year /( required return- Growth rate)

=1.2/(10%-4%)

=$20

Hence D.

Sterling Corporation has a beta of 1.2. If the market return is 14 percent and the risk-free rate is 8 percent, was is Sterling's expected return.

=Risk free rate + Beta *(Market return-Risk free rate)

=8%+1.2*(14%-8%)

=15.2%

Calculate the initial investment of the following replacement project. The cost of the new asset is ...

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