Debt: $3,500,000 par value of outstanding bond that pays annually 10% coupon rate with an annual
before-tax yield to maturity of 12%. The bond issue has face value of $1,000 and will mature in 20
Ordinary shares: $5,500,000 book value of outstanding ordinary shares. Nominal value of each share
is $100. The firm plan just paid a $8.50 dividend per share. The firm is maintaining 4% annual growth
rate in dividends, which is expected to continue indefinitely.
Preferred shares: 45,000 outstanding preferred shares with face value of $100, paying fixed dividend
rate of 12%.
The firm’s marginal tax rate is 30%.
a) Calculate the current price of the corporate bond? (4 marks)
b) Calculate the current price of the ordinary share if the average return of the shares in the same
industry is 9%? (3 marks)
c) Calculate the current price of the preferred share if the average return of the shares in the same
industry is 10% (3 marks)