Chapter 8_S - Chapter 8: Stock Valuation Common Stock...

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1 Chapter 8: Stock Valuation Common Stock Valuation Constant Dividend Constant Growth Dividend Nonconstant Growth Dividend Features of Common Stock Features of Preferred Stock
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2 Cash Flows for Stockholders If you buy a share of stock and sell it later, you can receive cash in two ways The company pays dividends You sell your shares, either to another investor in the market or back to the company As with bonds, the price of the stock is the present value of these expected cash flows
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3 One-Period Example Suppose you are thinking of purchasing the stock of Moore Oil, Inc. and you expect it to pay a $2 dividend in one year and you believe that you can sell the stock for $14 at that time. If you require a return of 20% on investments of this risk, what is the maximum you would be willing to pay? Compute the PV of the expected cash flows Price =
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4 Two-Period Example Now what if you decide to hold the stock for two years? In addition to the dividend in one year, you expect a dividend of $2.10 in two years and a stock price of $14.70 at the end of year 2. Now how much would you be willing to pay? PV =
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Three-Period Example Finally, what if you decide to hold the stock for three years? In addition to the dividends at the end of years 1 and 2, you expect to receive a dividend of $2.205 at the end of year 3 and the stock price is expected to be $15.435. Now how much would you be willing to pay? PV =
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course FR 403 taught by Professor Hoffman during the Spring '11 term at Central Washington University.

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Chapter 8_S - Chapter 8: Stock Valuation Common Stock...

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