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Unformatted text preview: e: Residual dividend policy Target Dividends = Net Income - equity ratio Total × capital budget Capital budget – \$800,000 Target capital structure – 40% debt, 60% equity Forecasted net income – \$600,000 How much of the forecasted net income should be paid out as dividends? Residual dividend model: Residual dividend model: Calculating dividends paid Calculate portion of capital budget to be funded by equity. Calculate excess or need for equity capital. Of the \$800,000 capital budget, 0.6(\$800,000) = \$480,000 will be funded with equity. With net income of \$600,000, there is more than enough equity to fund the capital budget. There will be \$600,000 ­ \$480,000 = \$120,000 left over to pay as dividends. Calculate dividend payout ratio \$120,000 / \$600,000 = 0.20 = 20% Residual dividend policy: Residual dividend policy: What if net income drops to \$400,000? Rises to \$800,000? If NI = \$400,000 … Dividends = \$400,000 – (0.6)(\$800,000) = ­\$80,000. Since the dividend results in a negative number, the firm must use all of its net income to fund i...
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