BUSI530 – Homework
1. Compute the present value of a $130 cash flow for the following combinations of discount rates and times:(Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
Present Value  
a. r = 8%, t = 10 years  
b. r = 8%, t = 20 years  
c. r = 4%, t = 10 years  
d. r = 4%, t = 20 years 
2. Compute the future value of a $220 cash flow for the same combinations of rates and times: (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
Future Value  
a. r = 8%, t = 10 years  
b. r = 8%, t = 20 years  
c. r = 4%, t = 10 years  
d. r = 4%, t = 20 years 
3. In 1880 five aboriginal trackers were each promised the equivalent of 100 Australian dollars for helping to capture the notorious outlaw Ned Kelley. In 1999 the granddaughters of two of the trackers claimed that this reward had not been paid. The prime minister stated that if this was true, the government would be happy to pay the $100. However, the granddaughters also claimed that they were entitled to compound interest. 
a.  How much was each entitled to if the interest rate was 3%? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
b.  How much was each entitled to if the interest rate was 6%? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
4. Investments in the stock market have increased at an average compound rate of about 5% since 1902. It is now 2012. 
a.  If you invested $1,000 in the stock market in 1902, how much would that investment be worth today?(Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
b.  If your investment in 1902 has grown to $1 million, how much did you invest in 1902? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
5. In mid2010 a pound of apples cost $1.16, while oranges cost $1.00. Ten years earlier the price of apples was only $.87 a pound and that of oranges was $.65 a pound. 
a.  What was the annual compound rate of growth in the price of the two fruits? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
b.  If the same rates of growth persist in the future, what will be the price of apples in 2030? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
c.  What about the price of oranges? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)

6. a.  If you take out an $8,200 car loan that calls for 60 monthly payments starting after 1 month at an APR of 12%, what is your monthly payment? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
b.  What is the effective annual interest rate on the loan? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
7. You can buy property today for $2 million and sell it in 4 years for $3 million. (You earn no rental income on the property.) 
a.  If the interest rate is 6%, what is the present value of the sales price? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer in millions rounded to 3 decimal places.) 
b.  Is the property investment attractive to you? 
c1.  What is the present value of the sales price, if you also could earn $100,000 per year rent on the property? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer in millions rounded to 3 decimal places.) 
c2.  Is the property investment attractive to you? 
8. A factory costs $430,000. You forecast that it will produce cash inflows of $135,000 in year 1, $195,000 in year 2, and $330,000 in year 3. The discount rate is 12%. 
a.  Calculate the PV of cash inflows. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
9. If the interest rate this year is 7.2% and the interest rate next year will be 9.2%, what is the future value of $1 after 2 years? What is the present value of a payment of $1 to be received in 2 years? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 4 decimal places.) 
Future value  $ 
Present value  $ 
10. A 6year Circular File bond pays interest of $40 annually and sells for $956. What are its coupon rate and yield to maturity? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round “Coupon rate” to 1 decimal place and “Yield to maturity” to 2 decimal places.)
Coupon rate %
Yield to maturity %
11. A bond has 12 years until maturity, a coupon rate of 7.4%, and sells for $1,107. 
a.  What is the current yield on the bond? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Current yield  % 
b.  What is the yield to maturity? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Yield to maturity  %  
12. General Matter’s outstanding bond issue has a coupon rate of 9.8%, and it sells at a yield to maturity of 8.20%. The firm wishes to issue additional bonds to the public at face value. What coupon rate must the new bonds offer in order to sell at face value? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 

Coupon rate  % 
13. Refer the table below: 
Maturity  Coupon  Bid Price  Asked Price  Asked Yield, % 
2012 May 15  1.375  101:05  101:06  0.78 
2013 May 15  3.625  106:31  107:01  1.23 
2014 May 15  4.75  111:22  111:23  1.70 
2020 May 15  8.75  144:17  144:19  3.44 
2025 Aug 15  6.875  133:07  133:11  3.94 
2030 May 15  6.25  128:25  128:27  4.12 
2040 May 15  4.375  100:28  100:29  4.32 

What is the current yield of the 6.875% 2025 maturity bond? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Current yield  % 
14. One bond has a coupon rate of 7%, another coupon rate of 9%. Both bonds have 5year maturities and sell at a yield to maturity of 8%. 
a.  If their yields to maturity next year are still 8%, what is the rate of return on each bond? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 1 decimal place.) 
Rate of Return  
Bond 1  % 
Bond 2  % 

b.  Does the higher coupon bond give a higher rate of return? 
15. Sure Tea Co. has issued 6.3% annual coupon bonds that are now selling at a yield to maturity of 9.2% and current yield of 8.7770%. What is the remaining maturity of these bonds? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Remaining period  years  
16. Consider three bonds with 6.0% coupon rates, all selling at face value. The shortterm bond has a maturity of 4 years, the intermediateterm bond has maturity 8 years, and the longterm bond has maturity 30 years. 
a.  What will be the price of each bond if their yields increase to 7.0%? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
4 Years  8 Years  30 Years  
Bond price  $  $  $ 

b.  What will be the price of each bond if their yields decrease to 5.0%? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
4 Years  8 Years  30 Years  
Bond price  $  $  $  
17. A 2year maturity bond with face value of $1,000 makes annual coupon payments of $102 and is selling at face value. What will be the rate of return on the bond if its yield to maturity at the end of the year is (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 

Rate of Return  
a.  6%  % 
b.  10.2%  % 
c.  12.2%  % 

18. A bond’s credit rating provides a guide to its risk. Longterm bonds rated Aa currently offer yields to maturity of 7.6%. Arated bonds sell at yields of 7.9%. Assume a 10year bond with a coupon rate of 7.1% is downgraded by Moody’s from Aa to A rating. 
a.  Calculate the initial price. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Initial price  $ 
b.  Calculate the new price. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
New price  $  
19. Favored stock will pay a dividend this year of $2.16 per share. Its dividend yield is 9%. At what price is the stock selling? (Do not round intermediate calculations.) 

Current price  $ 
20. Preferred Products has issued preferred stock with an $7.32 annual dividend that will be paid in perpetuity. 
a.  If the discount rate is 12%, at what price should the preferred sell? 
Current price  $ 
b.  At what price should the stock sell 1 year from now? 
Future price  $ 
c.  What is the dividend yield, the capital gains yield, and the expected rate of return of the stock? (Leave no cells blank – be certain to enter “0” wherever required.) 
Dividend yield  %  
Capital gains yield  %  
Expected rate of return  %  


21. Waterworks has a dividend yield of 10.50%. If its dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 7.50%, what must be the expected rate of return on the company’s stock? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 

Expected rate of return  % 
22. Steady As She Goes, Inc., will pay a yearend dividend of $3.20 per share. Investors expect the dividend to grow at a rate of 6% indefinitely. 
a.  If the stock currently sells for $32 per share, what is the expected rate of return on the stock? (Do not round intermediate calculations.) 
Expected rate of return  % 
b.  If the expected rate of return on the stock is 18.5%, what is the stock price? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Stock price  $  
23. Integrated Potato Chips paid a $2.00 per share dividend yesterday. You expect the dividend to grow steadily at a rate of 5% per year. 

a.  What is the expected dividend in each of the next 3 years? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
Expected Dividend  
Year 1  $ 
Year 2  
Year 3  

b.  If the discount rate for the stock is 11%, at what price will the stock sell? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Current price  $ 
c.  What is the expected stock price 3 years from now? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Future price  $ 
d.  If you buy the stock and plan to hold it for 3 years, what payments will you receive? What is the present value of those payments? (Leave no cells blank – be certain to enter “0” wherever required. Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
Year 1  Year 2  Year 3  
DIV  $  $  $ 
Selling price  
Total cash flow  
PV of cash flow  

24. Arts and Crafts, Inc., will pay a dividend of $2 per share in 1 year. It sells at $40 a share and firms in the same industry provide an expected rate of return of 14%. What must be the expected growth rate of the company’s dividends? (Do not round intermediate calculations.) 
Expected growth rate  %  
25. Horse and Buggy Inc. is in a declining industry. Sales, earnings, and dividends are all shrinking at a rate of 6% per year. 

a.  If r = 10% and DIV_{1} = $4, what is the value of a share? (Do not round intermediate calculations.) 
Value of a share  $ 
b.  What price do you forecast for the stock next year? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Stock price  $ 
c.  What is the expected rate of return on the stock? (Do not round intermediate calculations.) 
Expected rate of return  % 
26. You expect a share of stock to pay dividends of $1.10, $1.35, and $2.00 in each of the next 3 years. You believe the stock will sell for $10 at the end of the third year. 
a.  What is the stock price if the discount rate for the stock is 10%? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Stock price  $ 
b.  What is the dividend yield? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Dividend yield  % 
27. NoGrowth Industries pays out all of its earnings as dividends. It will pay its next $4 per share dividend in a year. The discount rate is 21%. 
a.  What is the priceearnings ratio of the company? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
P/E ratio 
b.  What would the P/E ratio be if the discount rate were 5%? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
P/E ratio 
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28. Assume that market and book values are equal for current assets, current liabilities, and debt and other longterm liabilities. 
SIMPLIFIED BALANCE SHEET OF GOOD FORTUNES, INC. FOR MAY 31, 2010 (Millions of dollars) 

Current assets  $  7,288  Current liabilities  $  4,649 
Plant, equipment and other longterm assets  17,626  Debt and other longterm liabilities  6,450  
Shareholders’ equity  13,815  





Total assets  $  24,914  Total liabilities and equity  $  24,914 






Note: Shares of stock outstanding: 318 million. Book value of equity (per share): 13,815/318 = $43.44. The stock price is $75.70. 
a.  Construct a marketvalue balance sheet from the above data. (Be sure to list the assets and liabilities in order of their liquidity. Enter your answers in millions rounded to 2 decimal places.) 
SIMPLIFIED BALANCE SHEET OF GOOD FORTUNES, INC. FOR MAY 31, 2010 (Millions of dollars) 

Total liabilities and equity  




b.  How much extra value shows up on the asset side of the balance sheet? (Enter your answer in millions rounded to 2 decimal places.) 
Extra value on the asset side  $ million 
29. Grandiose Growth has a dividend growth rate of 10%. The discount rate is 9%. The endofyear dividend will be $2 per share. 
a.  What is the present value of the dividend to be paid in year 1? Year 2? Year 3? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places.) 
Present Value  
Year 1  $ 
Year 2  
Year 3 
30. Computer Corp. reinvests 70% of its earnings in the firm. The stock sells for $50, and the next dividend will be $2.50 per share. The discount rate is 15%. What is the rate of return on the company’s reinvested funds? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to 2 decimal places.) 
Rate of return  % 