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Campbell Corporation is evaluating an extra dividend versus a share repurchase. In either case, $15,000 would be spent. Current earnings are $1.

Campbell Corporation is evaluating an extra dividend versus a share repurchase. In either case, $15,000 would be spent. Current earnings are $1.60 per share, and the stock currently sells for $48 per share. There are 2,500 shares outstanding. Ignore taxes and other imperfections.

 

a. Evaluate the two alternatives in terms of the effect on the price per share of the stock and shareholder wealth per share. (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Alternative I                                 Extra dividend  

Price per share                             $_______

Shareholder wealth                       $_______


   Alternative II                      Repurchase 

Price per share                       $ _______

Shareholder wealth                $________

b. What will the company's EPS and PE ratio be under the two different scenarios? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

                Alternative 1

EPS                   $________

PE ratio               ________


            Alternative II

EPS                 $_______

PE ratio             _______


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