one type of leverage affects EBIT and EPS, the other affect only EPS which is it?
When countries issue (borrow) money, they sell bonds, and these bonds usually carry the full guarantee of the country that issues them. Think of U.S. Treasury bonds, Greek Bonds, British bonds, German bonds, etc. This article discusses sovereign debt and discusses who are the largest losers among...
Specifically explain to me why anyone would ever buy a bond. How does anyone ever benefit?
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You have a sample of returns observations for a mutual fund. The four returns are 7.25%, 5.6%, 12.5%, and 1.0%. What is the average return and variance of these returns?
Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points An exporter manufacturing a specialized piece of equipment can hedge the risk that its customer will cancel the contract before shipment by obtaining a A. consignment contract B. open account C. bill of lading D. letter of credit Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points Which of...
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Evaluate a capital investment using NPV and IRR models You wish to purchase a new pizza oven for your restaurant but are unsure if the investment is a good one. The Oven Cost is $100,000 and the oven will last for 7 Years with NO residual Value at the end of that time. You expect to generate...
Estimate both the duration and convexity of a 6 yr bond, 5% annual coupon, yielding 6% What is the duration? What is the convexity? Use the scaling factor method to estimate convexity CX = 10^8 [ ] = __________
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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