Flotation costs on new common stock total 10 percent and the firms marginal tax

Flotation costs on new common stock total 10 percent

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net income is expected to be $1 million, and its dividend payout ratio is 40 percent. Flotation costs on new common stock total 10 percent, and the firm's marginal tax rate is 40 percent.Refer to Rollins Corporation. What is Rollins' WACC once it starts using new common stock financing? A. 13.6%B. 14.1%C. 16.0%D. 16.6%E. 16.9%
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79. Jackson CompanyThe Jackson Company has just paid a dividend of $3.00 per share on its common stock, and it expects this dividend to grow by 10 percent per year, indefinitely. The firm has a beta of 1.50; the risk-free rate is 10 percent; and the expected return on the market is 14 percent. The firm's investment bankers believe that new issues of common stock would have a flotation cost equal to 5 percent of the current market price.Refer to Jackson Company. How much should an investor be willing to pay for this stock today? 80. Jackson CompanyThe Jackson Company has just paid a dividend of $3.00 per share on its common stock, and it expects this dividend to grow by 10 percent per year, indefinitely. The firm has a beta of 1.50; the risk-free rate is 10 percent; and the expected return on the market is 14 percent. The firm's investment bankers believe that new issues of common stock would have a flotation cost equal to 5 percent of the current market price.Refer to Jackson Company. What will be Jackson's cost of new common stock if it issues new stock in the marketplace today? 81. J. Ross and Sons Inc.J. Ross and Sons Inc. has a target capital structure that calls for 40 percent debt, 10 percent preferred stock, and 50 percent common equity. The firm's current after-tax cost of debt is 6 percent, and it can sell as much debt as it wishes at this rate. The firm's preferred stock currently sells for $90 a share and pays a dividend of $10 per share; however, the firm will net only $80 per share from the sale of new preferred stock. Ross expects to retain $15,000 in earnings over the next year. Ross' common stock currently sells for $40 per share, but the firm will net only $34 per share from the sale of new common stock. The firm recently paid a dividend of $2 per share on its common stock, and investors expect the dividend to grow indefinitely at a constant rate of 10 percent per year.Refer to J. Ross and Sons Inc. What is the firm's cost of retained earnings?
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82. J. Ross and Sons Inc.J. Ross and Sons Inc. has a target capital structure that calls for 40 percent debt, 10 percent preferred stock, and 50 percent common equity. The firm's current after-tax cost of debt is 6 percent, and it can sell as much debt as it wishes at this rate. The firm's preferred stock currently sells for $90 a share and pays a dividend of $10 per share; however, the firm will net only $80 per share from the sale of new preferred stock. Ross expects to retain $15,000 in earnings over the next year. Ross' common stock currently sells for $40 per share, but the firm will net only $34 per share from the sale of new common stock. The firm recently paid a dividend of $2 per share on its common stock, and investors expect the dividend to grow indefinitely at a constant rate of 10 percent per year.Refer to J. Ross and Sons Inc. What is the firm's cost of newly issued common stock?
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