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1. The capital structure for Mills Corporation is shown below. Currently, flotation costs are 13% of market value

for a new bond issue and $3 per share for preferred stock. The dividends for common stock were $2.50 last year and have an estimated annual growth rate of 6%. Market prices are $1,050 for bonds, $20 for preferred stock, and $40 for common stock. Assume a 34% tax rate.


Financing Type % of Future Financing

Bonds (8%, $1k par, 16 year maturity) 36%

Common equity 45%

Preferred stock (5k shares outstanding, 19%

$50 par, $1.50 dividend)

Total % 100%



Compute the company's WACC.

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