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1. A bond has a $1,000 par value (face value) and a contract or coupon interior rate of 8%. A new issue would have a flotation cost of 5% of the market value. The bonds mature in 10 years. The firm’s average tax rate is 28% and its marginal tax rate is 39%. The current price is $1100. What is the after tax cost of debt?

2. A new common stock issue paid a $1.50 dividend last year. The par value of the stock is $25, and earnings per share have grown at a rate of 3% per year. This growth rate is expected to continue into the foreseeable future. The company maintains a constant dividend/earnings ratio of 40%. The price of this stock is now $30, but 4% flotation costs are anticipated. What is the cost of new common equity?
3. Internal common equity where the current market price of the common stock is $45.50. The expected dividend this coming year should be $4.00, increasing thereafter at a 6% annual growth rate. The corporation’s tax rate is 34%. What is the cost of common equity?
4. A preferred stock paying a 10% dividend on a $100 par value. If a new issue is offered, flotation costs will be 10% of the current price of $115. What is the cost of preferred equity?
5. The capital structure for the Shelby Corporation is provided below. The company plans to maintain its debt structure in the future. If the firm has a 5% after-tax cost of debt, a 12% cost of preferred stock, and a 20% cost of common stock, what is the firm’s weighted cost of capital?
Bonds $2,500,000
Preferred Stock $ 350,000
Common Stock $4,350,000
6. A bond that has a $1,000 par value (face value) and a contract or coupon interior rate of 12%. A new issue would have a flotation cost of 6% of the market value. The bonds mature in 10 years. The firm’s average tax rate is 30% and its marginal tax rate is 34%.The current price is $989. What is after tax cost of debt?
7. A new common stock issue that paid a $1.75 dividend last year. The par value of the stock is $15, and earnings per share have grown at a rate of 8% per year. This growth rate is expected to continue into the foreseeable future. The company maintains a constant dividend/earnings ratio of 30%. The price of this stock is now $28, but 5% flotation costs are anticipated. What is the cost of new common equity?
8. Internal common equity where the current market price of the common stock is $43.50. The expected dividend this coming year should be $3.25, increasing thereafter at a 7% annual growth rate. The corporation’s tax rate is 34%. What is the cost of common equity
9. A preferred stock paying a 10% dividend on a $125 par value. If a new issue is offered, flotation costs will be 12% of the current price of $150. What is the cost of preferred equity?
10. The capital structure for the Memphis Corporation is provided below. The company plans to maintain its debt structure in the future. If the firm has a 6% after-tax cost of debt, a 13.5% cost of preferred stock, and a 19% cost of common stock, what is the firm’s weighted cost of capital?
Capital Structure ($000)
Bonds $1,100
Preferred Stock $ 250
Common Stock $3,700

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