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# Steps on calculating the hospital's cost of capital

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Assuming you are the financial manager of a for-profit hospital, what is the hospital's cost of capital assuming that the hospital has the following capital structure on its Statement of Financial Position (SFP; also known as a Balance Sheet):

Long-Term Debt: \$300M; current Yield to Maturity (YtM) of 6.5%, selling at par.

Preferred Stock: \$200M; coupon yield of 10%, currently selling below face value at \$9,975 for every \$10,000 bond.

Common Stock: \$700M; par value of \$5 per share; current price of \$70 per share, dividend of \$12 per share.
Tax rate: 41.5%

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Formula: WACC = MVd*rD(1-tc) + MVe*rE

For MVd: 300M + (9975/10000)*200M = 300M + 199.5M = 499.5M

So rD = ...

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