Source I: Bonds
Issue 10-year bonds at a market price of RM990. The coupon rate of the bond is
10 percent and the floatation cost is 8 percent of the par value.
Source II: Preferred Stock
Issue preferred stocks at RM110 with a dividend rate of 10 percent and a floatation cost of 12 percent of the selling price.
Source III: Common Stock
Issue common stocks at RM14 per share with an expected dividend of RM1.30 per share. The expected growth rate is 8 percent and the floatation cost is 5 percent of selling price.
i) Calculate the cost of financing for each source if the company's marginal tax rate is 30 percent.
ii) Which is the best source of financing that the company should choose? Why?
2.Explain the basic cash management strategies that will possibly reduce the company's cash flow problem