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Candice MasesieM6 Written AssignmentCorporate FinanceProblem 13-11, p. 597EPS calculations:Southland Industries has \$60,000 of 6% (annual interest) bonds outstanding, 1,500 shares of preferredstock paying an annual dividend of \$5 per share, and 4,000 shares of common stock outstanding. Assuming that the firmhas a 40% tax rate, compute earnings per share (EPS) for the followinglevels of EBIT:a. \$24,600b. \$30,600c. \$35,000To calculate the interest amount, use the following formula:Interest = Dollar amount of bonds outstanding x Annual interest rate.Interest = \$60,000 x 6% =\$3,600To calculate preferred dividends, I will use the following formula:Preferred dividends = Number of shares of preferred stock x Annual dividend per share.Preferred dividend = 1,500 x \$5 =\$7,500a. Compute earnings per share (EPS) for EBIT of \$24,600.
b. Compute EPS for EBIT
c. Compute EPS for EBIT\$35,000
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Problem 13-16, p. 598Integrative: Leverage and RiskFirm R has sales of 100,000 units at \$2.00 per unit, variable operating costs of \$1.70 perunit, and fixed operating costs of \$6,000. Interest is \$10,000 per year. Fir W has sales of 100,000 units at \$2.50 per unit,variable operating costs of \$1.00 per unit, and fixed operating costs \$62,500. Interest is \$17,500 per year. Assume thatboth firms are in the 40%tax bracket.a. Compute the degree of operating, financial, and total leverage for firm R.b. Compute the degree of operating, financial, and total leverage for firm W.c. Compare the relative risk of the two firms.d. Discuss the principals of leverage that your answers illustrate.a. Compute the degree of operating, financial, and total leverage for firm R.
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