Accounting, writing homework help

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A. ABC Corp. just paid a dividend of \$1.95 and the dividends are expected to indefinitely grow at a constant rate of 4.1% p.a. If investors require a return of 10.2% p.a. on this stock, what is the current value? Value in there years? In 15 years? CV=33.28 , Value in 3 years=37.54, Value in 15 years=60.80

Current Value 1.95*(1+4.1%)/(10.2%-4.1%)

Value in 3 years 1.95*(1+4.1%)^4/(10.2%-4.1%)

Value in 15 years 1.95*(1=4.1%)^16/(10.2%-4.1%)

B. XYZ Corp’s next dividend will be \$2.30 per share, and the constant dividend growth rate is 4.5% forever. If the current stock price is \$39.85, what is the rate of return that investors require? What is the dividend yield? Expected capital gains yield? Required rate of return=10.27%, Dividend Yield=5.77%

Required return rate 2.30/39.85=4.5%

Dividend Yield 2.30/39.85

2. If a constant dividend growth rate is 4.9%, and a dividend yield is 5.7% for a company, what is the required rate of return on this company stock?

3. FD Corp. pays a constant \$12 dividends on tis stock for the next 9 years, then will cease paying dividends forever. If investors require 10% return on this stock, what is the current value of the stock?

4. CCC Corp’s preferred stock pays a \$3.80 dividend every year, in perpetuity. If the issue currently sells for \$78.45, what is the required return?

5. The stock price of QRS Inc. is \$68. Investors require 11% return on similar stocks and QRS Inc. plans to pay a dividend of \$3.85 next year. What growth rate is expected for the stock?

6. A. EEE Corp. has a new issue of preferred stock it calls 20/20 preferred. The stock will pay \$20 dividends but the first dividend will not be paid until 20 years from today. if you require a return of 8% on this stock, how much would you pay today?

B. MBI Corp. will not pay any dividends over the next nine years. It will pay a dividend of \$15 per share 10 years from today and increase the dividend by 5 percent per year thereafter. If investors require 14% return on similar stocks, what is the current stock value?

7. A. A company is expected to pay \$3, \$10, \$15 and \$3.05 dividends over the next four years. Afterwards, the company will maintain a constant 5% dividend growth rate forever. If the required return on the stock is 11%, what is the current stock value?

B. YYY Corp. just paid a \$2.50 dividend and its dividends are expected to grow at 25% rate for the next three years, then at a constant rate of 6% thereafter forever. If investors require 13% return on this stock, what is the current stock value?

8. Daniela Company has the following historical information:

 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Stock price \$ 49.50 \$ 58.12 \$ 67.34 \$ 60.25 EPS 2.40 2.58 2.71 2.85 Earnings growth rate 11%

Using the company’s average PE as a benchmark, estimate the target stock price in one year.