Critique #2Parts 1 & 3
Bethany Roberts
What is the main content of this article?
This article, on Forbes.com, titled The Latest Federal Reserve Interest Rate Hike Is InHeres What You
Need To Know, is pretty self-explanatory. It is explaining the new inter
Key to Homework 10
(Questions 2, 4, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 26)
2.
The expected return of a portfolio is the sum of the weight of each asset times the expected return of
each asset. The total value of the portfolio is:
Total portfolio value = $2,650 + 4,4
Key to Homework 11
Chapter 14 Page 488: 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 20
3.
We have the information available to calculate the cost of equity using the CAPM and the dividend
growth model. Using the CAPM, we find:
R E = .036 + .95(.07)
R E = .1025, or 10.25%
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Chapter 3
Problems 8, 9, 11, 18, 20, 22, 23, 26 on pg. 84
8.)
The book-to bill ratio is intended to calculate whether demand is increasing or decreasing. It is
closely followed because it is a basis for the entire highly technical industry
Part 1: Description
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Wal*Mart vs. Target
The retailer is an entity that sells goods or commodities in small quantities directly to consumers
through a distribution channel. The retail industry is one of the most widely known and used indust
Key to Exam 3
1. A $1,000 face value bond can be redeemed early at the issuer's discretion for $1,030, plus
any accrued interest. The additional $30 is called which one of the following?
A. dirty price
B. redemption value
C. call premium
D. original-issue
Homework # 2
Bethany Roberts
Chapter 2
Problems: 14-16, 18, 22, 24-26
14. Volbeat Corp. shows the following info on its 2015 income statement:
Sales= $267,000
Costs= $148,000
other expenses= $8,200
Interest= $12,400
Taxes= $32,620
Dividends= $15,500
Dep.
Critique 3
4/11/17
1. What is the main idea of the article?
The main idea of this article is about the slow adoption of blockchain technology. According to
investopedia.com, A blockchain is a public ledger of all Bitcoin (digital currency) transactions th
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2/23/2017
FIN 360*302
Chapter 6 Homework: 2, 7, 11, 14, 24, 37, 45, 47, 74
2.) As you increase the length of time involved, the present value of an annuity and the future value,
both will grow as long as the cash flows are positive.
7.) Ye
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3/23/17
FIN 360*302
Ch. 7 Homework
Pg. 233 #3-7, 12, 17, 24, 26, 30
3.) Current Price?
PV= 58(1-(1/(1+0.047)^23)/0.047) + 1000(1/(1+0.047)^23)
PV= 804.9 + 347.70
Current Price= 1,152.66
4.) *Plugged given information into a financial calcu
Homework 9
Ch 12 & 13
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1.
R= [(88-79)+1.45]/79
R= (9+1.45)/79
R=10.45/79
R=0.1323 or 13.23%
2.
Dividend Yield= 1.45/79= 0.0184 or 1.84%
Capital Gains= (88-79)/79 = 9/79 = 0.1139 or 11.39%
4.
a. The total dollar return is the increase in pri
https:/www.entrepreneur.com/article/66008
2.)
How this article is related to the knowledge you learned in the course?
This article, specifically being about cash flows and managing them, relates mostly to what weve went
over in this course in relation to
Lecture 8
Chapter 8: Stock Valuation
FIN 360
Chapter Outline
Bond and Stock Differences
Common Stock Valuation
Features of Common Stock
Features of Preferred Stock
The Stock Markets
Chapter Outline
Bond and Stock Differences
Common Stock Valuation
Feature
Lecture 10
Chapter 12: Return and Risk
FIN 360
Chapter Outline
Returns
The Historical Return
Average Returns: The 1st
Lesson
The Variability of Returns:
The 2nd Lesson
More about Average
Returns
Expected Returns and
Variances
Chapter Outline
Return
Lecture 7
Chapter 7: Interest Rates and Bond Valuation
FIN 360
Chapter Outline
Bond Definition and
Features
Valuation of a Bond
Bond Relationships
Inflation and Interest Rates
Determinants of Bond Yields
Bond Ratings
Bond Markets
Chapter Outline
B
Bond Fixed Income Security
1. Bond Basics
What is bond? Lets observe the cash flows:
What are key parameters of bond?
Price (P), Face (Par) Value (F), Time to Maturity (T), Coupon (C), Yield To Maturity (YTM)
What parameters are fixed?
Face (Par) Value (F
Bond Fixed Income Security
1. Quote on www.wsj.com
2. Bond Basics
What is bond? Lets observe the cash flows:
What are key parameters of bond?
What parameters are fixed?
How to calculate a specific parameter given the others?
Calculation:
1) Calculate the
Key to Exam 2
1. Samantha opened a savings account this morning. Her money will earn 5 percent interest,
compounded annually. After five years, her savings account will be worth $5,600. Assume
she will not make any withdrawals. Given this, which one of th
MPA 620
Finance Toolkit
Homework #6 Key
1. Using Treasury Quotes Locate the Treasury bond in Figure 7.4 maturing in February 2038. Is
this a premium or a discount bond? What is its current yield? What is its yield to maturity?
What is the bidask spread in
Key to Homework 7
(Questions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12, 17, 24, 26, 30)
3.
The price of any bond is the PV of the interest payment, plus the PV of the par value. Notice this
problem assumes an annual coupon. The price of the bond will be:
P = 58(cfw_1 [1 / (1 + .
Company
Year
Audit Firm
ZZZZ Best
MiniScribe
Phar-Mor
1986[2]
1989[4]
1992[7]
Informix
1996[8]
Sybase
1997[10][11]
Cendant
1998[14] Ernst & Young
Waste Management, Inc.
1999[15] Arthur Andersen
MicroStrategy
2000[16] PricewaterhouseCoopers
Unify Corporati
Lecture 6
Chapter 9: Capital Budgeting Rules
FIN 360
Chapter Outline
Capital Budgeting Process
Payback and Discounted
Payback
Net Present Value
The Internal Rate of Return
Modified Internal Rate of
Return
Chapter Outline
Capital Budgeting Process
P
Lecture 4
Chapter 5: Time Value of
Money
FIN 360
Chapter Outline
Time and Money
Future Value and Compounding
Present Value and Discounting
More about Present and Future Values
Chapter Outline
Time and Money
Future Value and Compounding
Present Valu
Project Cash Flow Cash Flow from Assets (CFFA) Review
CFFA (Project Cash Flow)
= Operating Cash Flow (OCF) Change in Net Working Capital (NWC) Net Capital
Spending (NCS)
Operating Cash Flow (OCF)
= Earning before Interest and Taxes (EBIT) + Depreciation T