please answer question 6 only.
The balance sheet for Steven Corp. is shown here in market value terms. There are 12,000 shares of stock outstanding.
Market Value Balance Sheet
Cash $52,900 Equity $387,900
Fixed Assets 335,000
Total $387,900 $387,900
The company has declare a dividend of $1.30 per share . The stock goes ex dividend tomorrow. ignoring any tax effect. What is the stock selling for today ? What will it sell for tomorrow ? What will the balance sheet look like after the dividend is are paid?
Use the previous problem, suppose Steven has announced it is to repurchase $15,600 worth of stock . What effect will this transaction have on the equity of the firm? How many shares will be outstanding? What will the price per share be after the repurchase ? Ignoring tax effects, show how the share repurchase is effectively the same as a cash dividend