Emblem Corporation has a beta of 2.0. The risk-free rate of interest is 5%, and the return on the stock market overall is expected to be 13%. Calculate the required rate of return on Emblem stock. Show how you derive the answer. Paragraph
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A company's free cash flow per was just $3.00 million. If the expected long-run growth rate for this company is 5 percent, and if the WACC is 11 percent then what is the value of the entire firm's operations, in millions? Answers a. $50.00 b. $50.50 c. $52.50 d. $53.00
Why should financial managers be concerned with risk and return (expected return, variance and co variances, the risk and return for portfolios, diversification, CAPM, systematic and unsystematic risk, etc.)? Shouldn't this be in a course about investments?
Winston Sporting Goods is considering a public offering of a common stock. Its investment banker has informed the company that the retail price will be $18 per share for 600,000 shares. The company will recieve $16.50 per share and will incur $150,000 in registration, accounting and printing...
Quigley Inc. is considering two financial plans for the coming year. Management expects sales to be $301,770, operating costs to be $266,545, assets to be $200,000, and its tax rate to be 35%. Under Plan A it would use 25% debt and 75% common equity. The interest rate on the debt would be...
5) Quigley Inc. is considering two financial plans for the coming year. Management expects sales to be $301,770, operating costs to be $266,545, assets to be $200,000, and its tax rate to be 35%. Under Plan A it would use 25% debt and 75% common equity. The interest rate on the debt would be...
You observed the bid rate of a New Zealand dollar is $.332 while the ask rate is $.334 at Bank X. The bid rate of the New Zealand dollar is $.323 while the ask rate is $.325 at Bank Y. What would be your dollar amount profit if you use $2,000,000 to execute locational arbitrage?
Today, the one-year U.S. interest rate is 3%, while the one-year interest rate in Mexico is 8%. The spot rate of the Mexico peso (MXP) is $.08 The one-year forward rate of the MXP exhibits a 11% discount. Determine the yield (percentage retrun on investment) to an investor from Mexico who...
If one-year nominal interest rate in the U.S. is 3%, while the one-year nominal interest rate in Australia is 5%. The spot rate of the Australian dollar is $.96. Interest Parity is held. You will need 5 million Australian dollars in one year. Today, you purchase a one-year forward contract in...
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1. Can you help me with this valuation problem?: Imagine that you are trying to evaluate the economics of purchasing an automobile. You expect the car to provide annual after-tax cash benefits of $1,200 at the end of each year and assume that you can sell the car for after-tax proceeds of $5,000 at the end of the planned 5-year ownership period. All funds for purchasing the car will be drawn from your savings, which are currently earning 6% after taxes.
- a.Identify the cash flows, their timing, and the required return applicable to valuing the car.
- b.What is the maximum price you would be willing to pay to acquire the car? Explain.
2. How do you calculate the before tax-cost of the Sony bond and the after-tax cost of the Sony bond given the following information?:
- David Abbot is interested in purchasing a bond issued by Sony. He has obtained the following information on the security:
- Sony bond
- Par value $1,000 Coupon interest rate 6% Tax bracket 20%
- Cost $930 Years to maturity 10