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s\"Question 1. 1. (TCOs 1, 8, 9) Using the security MARKET line formula rather than the dividend discount formula, determine the expected return on a firm\'s common STOCK when:(a) beta = 1.2(b) the risk-free rate is 4%; and(c) marketplace interest rates have hovered around 9%. (Points : 20)\"



Question 2. 2. (TCOs 1, 5, 6) Calculate the appropriate selling price of a 30-year 5% COUPON, $10,000 TREASURY BOND that was purchased five years ago. Marketplace interest rates are averaging 8%. (Points : 20)



\"Question 3. 3. (TCO 6) Calculate the five ratios for the following company info.



Income Statement Balance Sheet



Revenue 10,000 Assets Liab. + OE



EBIT $2,000 cash $10,000 a/p $2,000



Interest $500 A/R $1,000 Bonds payable $50,000



Earnings B4 Tax $1,500 Equip $25,000 equity $84,000



EAT (at 40%) $900 Bldg $100,000



Total $136,000 $136,000\" \"Question 4. 4. (TCO 2) Given the data below, calculate the expected return, variance, and standard deviation of the following company.In a recessionary economy, which is expected to occur with a 30% probability, the expected returns would be -5%.In an expanding economy with an expected probability of occurrence of 20%, the expected return would be 20%.In a normal economy expected to occur 50% of the time, the expected return would be 5%.\"



Question 5. 5. (TCO 9) As percentage of equity on the balance sheet increases, FINANCIAL leverage decreases, which makes EPS decrease. If this is the case, why don\'t all firms try to end up with 99.9% debt? (Points : 20)



Question 6. 6. (TCO 7) What would be the expected change to a 30-year bond\'s market price or value if its YTM increases to 9.4%? Its YTM is now 8.5%, it has an 8% annual COUPON, $1,000 face value, it is currently priced at $897.26, and its duration is eight years. (Points : 20) Question 8. 8. (TCO 6) A $1,000 face value bond was issued at par 20 years ago with a 6% coupon paid semiannually. The bond now has seven years remaining to maturity and similar debt obligations are yielding 12%. •Compute the current price of the bond.



Question 9. 9. (TCO 6) What is the interest rate needed on a $1,000 face value, 6% coupon corporate bond to make it equivalent in terms of return to one whose interest rate is tax free? Assume the corporate tax rate is 30%. (Points : 10)


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