Homework 4:fin 515 | Business & Finance homework help

Complete the following graded homework assignment in a Word document named FIN515_Homework4_yourname. Show the details of your calculation and work in your answer to the problems.

·         Problems (pp. 303-305)

o    9-1 Future Value of a Company

o    9-4 Dividend Yield and Cost of Equity Capital

o    9-5 No Growth Company

o    9-6 Value of Operations of Constant Growth

o    9-7 Expected Growth Rate of Constant Growth Company

o    9-12 Non Constant Dividend

o    9-19 Enterprise Value

·         Problems (pp. 427–429)

o    12-1 Equity Cost of Capital

o    12-3 Higher Equity Cost of Capital

o    12-26 Equity Cost of Capital, Debt Cost of Capital and WACC

Course Text:

Corporate Finance

3rd Edition

by Jonathan Berk & Peter DeMarzo

Problems pp. 303 – 305

Question 1.  Assume Evco, Inc., has a current price of \$50 and will pay a \$2 dividend in one year, and its equity cost of capital is 15%. What price must you expect it to sell for right after paying the dividend in one year in order to justify its current price?

Question 4. Krell Industries has a share price of \$22 today. If Krell is expected to pay a dividend of \$0.88 this year, and its stock price is expected to grow to \$23.54 at the end of the year, what is Krell’s dividend yield and equity cost of capital?

Question 5.  NoGrowth Corporation currently pays a dividend of \$2 per year, and it will continue to pay this dividend forever. What is the price per share if its equity cost of capital is 15% per year?

Question 6. Summit Systems will pay a dividend of \$1.50 this year. If you expect Summit’s dividend to grow by 6% per year, what is its price per share if its equity cost of capital is 11%?

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Question 7. Dorpac Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Dorpac’s equity cost of capital is 8%, and its dividends are expected to grow at a constant rate.

a. What is the expected growth rate of Dorpac’s dividends?

b. What is the expected growth rate of Dorpac’s share price?

Question 12. Procter & Gamble will pay an annual dividend of \$0.65 one year from now. Analysts expect this dividend to grow at 12% per year thereafter until the fifth year. After then, growth will level off at 2% per year. According to the dividend-discount model, what is the value of a share of Procter & Gamble stock if the firm’s equity cost of capital is 8%?

Question 19. Heavy Metal Corporation is expected to generate the following free cash flows over the next five years:

 Year 1 2 3 4 5 FCF (\$ millions) 53 68 78 75 82

After then, the free cash flows are expected to grow at the industry average of 4% per year. Using the discounted free cash flow model and a weighted average cost of capital of 14%:

• a. Estimate the enterprise value of Heavy Metal.
• b. If Heavy Metal has no excess cash, debt of \$300 million, and 40 million shares outstanding, estimate its share price.

Problems pp. 427 – 429

Question 1.  Suppose Pepsico’s stock has a beta of 0.57. If the risk-free rate is 3% and the expected return of the market portfolio is 8%, what is Pepsico’s equity cost of capital?

Question 3. Aluminum maker Alcoa has a beta of about 2.0, whereas Hormel Foods has a beta of 0.45. If the expected excess return of the marker portfolio is 5%, which of these firms has a higher equity cost of capital, and how much higher is it?

Question 26.  Unida Systems has 40 million shares outstanding trading for \$10 per share. In addition, Unida has \$100 million in outstanding debt. Suppose Unida’s equity cost of capital is 15%, its debt cost of capital is 8%, and the corporate tax rate is 40%.

a. What is Unida’s unlevered cost of capital?

b. What is Unida’s after-tax debt cost of capital?

c. What is Unida’s weighted average cost of capital?

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