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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 14  Bond Prices and Yields Chapter 14 Bond Prices and Yields Multiple Choice Questions 1. The current yield on a bond is equal to ________. A. annual interest divided by the current market price B. the yield to maturity C. annual interest divided by the par value D. the internal rate of return E. none of the above A is current yield and is quoted as such in the financial press. Difficulty: Easy 2. If a 7% coupon bond is trading for $975.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 7.00 B. 6.53 C. 7.24 D. 8.53 E. 7.18 70/975 = 7.18. Difficulty: Easy 141 3. If a 7.25% coupon bond is trading for $982.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 7.38 B. 6.53 C. 7.25 D. 8.53 E. 7.18 72.50/982 = 7.38. Difficulty: Easy 4. If a 6.75% coupon bond is trading for $1016.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 7.38 B. 6.64 C. 7.25 D. 8.53 E. 7.18 67.50/1016 = 6.6437. Difficulty: Easy Chapter 14  Bond Prices and Yields 5. If a 7.75% coupon bond is trading for $1019.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 7.38 B. 6.64 C. 7.25 D. 7.61 E. 7.18 77.50/1019 = 7.605. Difficulty: Easy 143 6. If a 6% coupon bond is trading for $950.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 6.5 B. 6.3 C. 6.1 D. 6.0 E. 6.6 60/950 = 6.3. Difficulty: Easy 7. If an 8% coupon bond is trading for $1025.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 7.8 B. 8.7 C. 7.6 D. 7.9 E. 8.1 80/1025 = 7.8. Difficulty: Easy Chapter 14  Bond Prices and Yields 8. If a 7.5% coupon bond is trading for $1050.00, it has a current yield of ____________ percent. A. 7.0 B. 7.4 C. 7.1 D. 6.9 E. 6.7 75/1050 = 7.1. Difficulty: Easy 145 9. A coupon bond pays annual interest, has a par value of $1,000, matures in 4 years, has a coupon rate of 10%, and has a yield to maturity of 12%. The current yield on this bond is ___________. A. 10.65% B. 10.45% C. 10.95% D. 10.52% E. none of the above FV = 1000, n = 4, PMT = 100, i = 12, PV = 939.25; $100 / $939.25 = 10.65%. Difficulty: Moderate 10. A coupon bond pays annual interest, has a par value of $1,000, matures in 4 years, has a coupon rate of 8.25%, and has a yield to maturity of 8.64%. The current yield on this bond is ___________. A. 8.65% B. 8.45% C. 7.95% D. 8.36% E. none of the above FV = 1000, n = 4, PMT = 82.50, i = 8.64, PV = 987.26; $82.50 / $987.26 = 8.36%. Difficulty: Moderate Chapter 14  Bond Prices and Yields 11. A coupon bond pays annual interest, has a par value of $1,000, matures in 12 years, has a coupon rate of 11%, and has a yield to maturity of 12%. The current yield on this bond is ___________. A. 10.39% B. 10.43% C. 10.58% D. 10.66% E. none of the above FV = 1000, n = 12, PMT = 110, i = 12, PV = 938.06; $100 / $938.06 = 10.66%....
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course FINANCE EF4320 taught by Professor Wuxueping during the Spring '09 term at City University of Hong Kong.
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