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Answers to End-of-Chapter Problems B-367 Chapter 24: Options and Corporate Finance: Extensions and Applications 24.2 The total compensation package consists of an annual salary in addition to 10,000 at–the–money stock options. First, we will find the present value of the salary payments. Since the payments occur at the end of the year, the payments can be valued as a three–year annuity, which will be: PV(Salary) = \$400,000 3 09 . 0 A PV(Salary) = \$1,012,517.87 Next, we can use the Black–Scholes model to determine the value of the stock options. Doing so, we find: d 1 = [ln(S/K) + (r + ½ σ 2 )(t) ] / ( σ 2 t) 1/2 d 1 = [ln(\$40/\$40) + (0.05 + 0.68 2 /2) (3)] / (0.68)(3 ) = 0.7163 d2 = 0.7163 – (0.68 )(3) = –0.4615 Find N(d 1 ) and N(d 2 ), the area under the normal curve from negative infinity to d1 and negative infinity to d 2 , respectively. Doing so: N(d 1 ) = N(0.7163) = 0.7631 N(d 2 ) = N(–0.4615) = 0.3222 Now we can find the value of each option, which will be: C = S N(d 1 ) – Ke ––rt N(d 2 ) C = \$40(0.7631) – (\$40e –0.05(3) )(0.3222) C = \$19.43 Since the option grant is for 10,000 options, the value of the grant is: Grant value = 10,000(\$19.43) Grant value = \$194,303.49 The total value of the contract is the sum of the present value of the salary, plus the option value, or: Contract value = \$1,012,517.87 + 4194,303.19 Contract value = \$1,206,821.05 24.4 Using the binomial mode, we will find the value of u and d, which are: u = e σ / t u = e .65/ 12 u = 1.21 d = 1 / u d = 1 / 1.21 d = 0.83

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B-368 This implies the percentage increase is if the stock price increases will be 21 percent, and the percentage decrease if the stock price falls will be 17 percent. The monthly interest rate is: Monthly interest rate = 0.05/12 Monthly interest rate = 0.0042 Next, we need to find the risk neutral probability of a price increase or decrease, which will be: 0.0042 = 0.21(Probability of rise) –0.17(1 – Probability of rise) Probability of rise = 0.4643 And the probability of a price decrease is: Probability of decrease = 1 – 0.4643 Probability of decrease = 0.5357 The following figure shows the stock price and put price for each possible move over the next two months: Stock price (D) \$ 91.69 Put price \$0 Stock price (B) \$ 76.00 Put price \$ 3.73 Stock price(A) \$ 63.00 Stock price (E) \$ 63.00 Put price \$ 11.21 Put price \$ 7.00 Stock price (C) \$ 52.22 Put price \$ 17.78 Stock price (F) \$ 43.29 Put price \$ 26.71 The stock price at node (A) is the current stock price. The stock price at node (B) is from an up move, which means: Stock price (B) = \$63(1.2064) Stock price (B) = \$76.00 And the stock price at node (D) is two up moves, or: Stock price (D) = \$63(1.2064)(1.2064) Stock price (D) = \$91.69 The stock price at node (C) is from a down move, or: Stock price (C) = \$63(0.8289) Stock price (C) = \$52.22 And the stock price at node (F) is two down moves, or:
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2011 for the course ACTSC 371 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at Waterloo.

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