29.Bouchard Company's stock sells for $20 per share, its last dividend (D0) was $1.00, its growth rate is a constant 6 percent, and the company would incur a flotation cost of 20 percent if it sold new common stock. Retained earnings for the coming year are expected to be $1,000,000, and the common equity ratio is 60 percent. If Bouchard has a capital budget of $2,000,000, what component cost of common equity will be built into the WACC for the last dollar of capital the company raises? a. 11.30% b. 11.45% c. 11.80% d. 12.15% e. 12.63% 30.Allison Engines Corporation has established a target capital structure of 40 percent debt and 60 percent common equity. The firm expects to earn $600 in after-tax income during the coming year, and it will retain 40 percent of those earnings. The current market price of the firm's stock is P0= $28; its last dividend was D0= $2.20, and its expected dividend growth rate is 6 percent. Allison can issue new common stock at a 15 percent flotation cost. What will Allison's marginal cost of equity capital(not the WACC) be if it must fund a capital budget requiring $600 in total new capital?
Chapter 8 D The Cost of Capital 246 31.Your company's stock sells for $50 per share, its last dividend (D0) was $2.00, its growth rate is a constant 5 percent, and the company would incur a flotation cost of 15 percent if it sold new common stock. Net income for the coming year is expected to be $500,000 and the firm's payout ratio is 60 percent. The firm's common equity ratio is 30 percent and it has no preferred stock outstanding. The firm can borrow up to $300,000 at an interest rate of 7 percent; any additional debt will have an interest rate of 9 percent. Your company's tax rate is 40 percent. If the firm has a capital budget of $1,000,000, what is the WACC for the last dollar of capital the company raises? 32.SW Ink's preferred stock, which pays a $5 dividend each year, currently sells for $62.50. The company's marginal tax rate is 40 percent. What is the cost of preferred stock, kps, that should be included in the computation of the SW Ink's weighted average cost of capital (WACC)? Gulf Electric Company Gulf Electric Company (GEC) uses only debt and equity in its capital structure. It can borrow unlimited amounts at an interest rate of 10 percent so long as it finances at its target capital structure, which calls for 55 percent debt and 45 percent common equity. Its last dividend was $2.20; its expected constant growth rate is 6 percent; its stock sells on the NYSE at a price of $35; and new stock would net the company $30 per share after flotation costs. GEC's tax rate is 40 percent, and it expects to have $100 million of retained earnings this year. GEC has two projects available: Project A has a cost of $200 million and a rate of return of 13 percent, while Project B has a cost of $125 million and a rate of return of 10 percent. All of the company's potential projects are equally risky.33.Refer to Gulf Electric Company. What is GEC's cost of equity from newly issued stock?
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