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Chapter 15 / Exercise 15-3
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100.Stewart's is considering a new project. The company has a debt-equity ratio of 0.72. The company's cost of equity is 15.1 percent, and the aftertax cost of debt is 7.2 percent. The firm feels that the project is riskier than the company as a whole and that it should use an adjustment factor of +2 percent. What is the WACC it should use for the project? A. 12.53 percentB. 12.98 percentC. 13.79 percentD. 14.14 percentE. 14.68 percent
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Chapter 15 / Exercise 15-3
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ch12 Key1.Katie owns 100 shares of ABC stock. Which one of the following terms is used to refer to the return that Katie and the other shareholders require on their investment in ABC?
Refer to section 12.2.Blooms: KnowledgeDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-01 Determine a firms cost of equity capitalRoss - Chapter 12 #1Section: 12.2Topic: Cost of equity2.Lester lent money to The Corner Store by purchasing bonds issued by the store. The rate of return that he and the other lenders require is referred to as the:
Refer to section 12.3.Blooms: KnowledgeDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-02 Determine a firms cost of debtRoss - Chapter 12 #2Section: 12.3Topic: Cost of debt
3.The weighted average cost of capital is defined as the weighted average of a firm's:
Refer to section 12.4.Blooms: KnowledgeDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-03 Determine a firms overall cost of capitalRoss - Chapter 12 #3Section: 12.4Topic: Weighted average cost of capital4.Farmer's Supply, Inc. is considering opening a clothing store, which would be a new line of business for the firm. Management has decided to use the cost of capital of a similar clothing store as the discount rate that should be used to evaluate this proposed expansion. Which one of the following terms is used to describe the approach Farmer's Supply is taking to establish an appropriate discount rate for the project? A. Equity approachB. Aftertax approachC. Subjective approachD. Market playE.Pure play approach
Refer to section 12.5.Blooms: KnowledgeDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-04 Identify some of the pitfalls associated with a firms overall cost of capital and what to do about themRoss - Chapter 12 #4Section: 12.5Topic: Pure play approach