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TCO D) A stock just paid a dividend of D0 = $1.50. The required rate of return is rs = 10.1%, and the constant growth rate is g = 4.0%. What is the current stock price?
Question 2. Question :
(TCO D) If D1 = $1.50, g (which is constant) = 6.5%, and P0 = $56, what is the stock’s expected capital gains yield for the coming year?
Question 3. Question :
(TCO D) Molen Inc. has an outstanding issue of perpetual preferred stock with an annual dividend of $7.50 per share. If the required return on this preferred stock is 6.5%, at what price should the preferred stock sell?
Question 4. Question :
(TCO E) Bankston Corporation forecasts that if all of its existing financial policies are followed, its proposed capital budget would be so large that it would have to issue new common stock. Since new stock has a higher cost than retained earnings, Bankston would like to avoid issuing new stock. Which of the following actions would REDUCE its need to issue new common stock?
Increase the dividend payout ratio for the upcoming year.
Increase the percentage of debt in the target capital structure.
Increase the proposed capital budget.
Reduce the amount of short-term bank debt in order to increase the current ratio.
Reduce the percentage of debt in the target capital structure.
Question 5. Question :
(TCO E) If a typical U.S. company correctly estimates its WACC at a given point in time and then uses that same cost of capital to evaluate all projects for the next 10 years, then the firm will most likely
become riskier over time, but its intrinsic value will be maximized.
become less risky over time, and this will maximize its intrinsic value.
accept too many low-risk projects and too few high-risk projects.
become more risky and also have an increasing WACC. Its intrinsic value will not be maximized.
continue as before, because there is no reason to expect its risk position or value to change over time as a result of its use of a single cost of capital.
Question 6. Question :
(TCO D) Assume that you are a consultant to Broske Inc., and you have been provided with the following data: D1 = $0.67; P0 = $27.50; and g = 8.00% (constant). What is the cost of common from retained earnings based on the DCF approach?
Question 7. Question :
(TCO F) Barry Company is considering a project that has the following cash flow and WACC data. What is the project’s NPV? Note that a project’s expected NPV can be negative, in which case it will be rejected.
Year 0 1 2 3 4 5
Cash flows -$1,100 $400 $390 $380 $370 $360
Question 8. Question :
(TCO F) Maxwell Feed & Seed is considering a project that has the following cash flow data. What is the project’s IRR? Note that a project’s IRR can be less than the WACC (and even negative), in which case it will be rejected.
Question 9. Question :
(TCO F) Fernando Designs is considering a project that has the following cash flow and WACC data. What is the project’s discounted payback?
Year 0 1 2 3
Cash flows -$900 $500 $500 $500
: 1.88 years
Payback = 2.09 years – – – 2.09
Question 10. Question :
(TCO H) Temple Corp. is considering a new project whose data are shown below. The equipment that would be used has a three-year tax life, would be depreciated by the straight-line method over its three-year life, and would have a zero salvage value. No new working capital would be required. Revenues and other operating costs are expected to be constant over the project’s three-year life. What is the project’s NPV?
Net investment cost (depreciable basis)
Straight-line deprec. rate
Sales revenues, each year
Operating costs (excl. deprec.), each year
Tax rate 10.0%
Indicate your choice for your answer – a,b,c,d,e first and then show your work/explain your answer so as to earn partial credit in the event you selected the incorrect answer.
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