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Assume the total cost of a college education will be $300,000 when your child enters college in 16 years. You presently have $75,561 to invest. What rate of interest must you earn on your investment to cover the cost of your child's college education?Answer 7.75 percent 8.50 percent...
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The mcDaniel company s financing plans for next year include the sale of long term bonds with a 10% coupon. The company believes it can sell the bonds at a price that will provide a yield to maturity of 12%. If the marginal tax rate is 34%, what is Mcdaniel s after-tax cost of debt?
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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