Chapter012(2) - CHAPTER 12 Risk, Cost of Capital, and...

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CHAPTER 12 Risk, Cost of Capital, and Capital Budgeting Multiple Choice Questions: I. DEFINITIONS WACC e 1. The weighted average of the firm’s costs of equity, preferred stock, and after tax debt is the: a. reward to risk ratio for the firm. b. expected capital gains yield for the stock. c. expected capital gains yield for the firm. d. portfolio beta for the firm. e. weighted average cost of capital (WACC). Difficulty level: Easy CAPM b 2. If the CAPM is used to estimate the cost of equity capital, the expected excess market return is equal to the: a. return on the stock minus the risk-free rate. b. difference between the return on the market and the risk-free rate. c. beta times the market risk premium. d. beta times the risk-free rate. e. market rate of return. Difficulty level: Easy CHARACTERISTIC LINE c 3. The best fit line of a pairwise plot of the returns of the security against the market index returns is called the: a. Security Market Line. b. Capital Market Line. c. characteristic line. d. risk line. e. None of the above. Difficulty level: Medium USE OF DEBT c 4. The use of debt is called: a. operating leverage. b. production leverage. c. financial leverage. d. total asset turnover risk. e. business risk. Difficulty level: Medium 12-1
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b 5. The weighted average cost of capital for a firm is the: a. discount rate which the firm should apply to all of the projects it undertakes. b. overall rate which the firm must earn on its existing assets to maintain the value of its stock. c. rate the firm should expect to pay on its next bond issue. d. maximum rate which the firm should require on any projects it undertakes. e. rate of return that the firm’s preferred stockholders should expect to earn over the long term. Difficulty level: Medium II. CONCEPTS WACC a 6. The WACC is used to _______ the expected cash flows when the firm has ____________ . a. discount; debt and equity in the capital structure b. discount; short term financing on the balance sheet c. increase; debt and equity in the capital structure d. decrease; short term financing on the balance sheet e. None of the above. Difficulty level: Medium CAPM d 7. Using the CAPM to calculate the cost of capital for a risky project assumes that: a. using the firm's beta is the same measure of risk as the project. b. the firm is all-equity financed. c. the financial risk is equal to business risk. d. Both A and B. e. Both A and C. Difficulty level: Medium WACC c 8. The use of WACC to select investments is acceptable when the: a. correlation of all new projects are equal. b. NPV is positive when discounted by the WACC. c. risk of the projects are equal to the risk of the firm. d.
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Chapter012(2) - CHAPTER 12 Risk, Cost of Capital, and...

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