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- Church Inc. is presently enjoying relatively high growth because of a surge in the demand for its new product. Management expects earnings and dividends to grow at a rate of 25% for the next 4 years, after which competition will probably reduce the growth rate in earnings and dividends to zero, i.e., g = 0. The company’s last dividend, D0, was $1.25, its beta is 1.20, the market risk premium is 5.50%, and the risk-free rate is 3.00%. What is the current price of the common stock?
- $26.77
- $27.89
- $29.05
- $30.21
- $31.42

- The Ramirez Company's last dividend was $1.75. Its dividend growth rate is expected to be constant at 25% for 2 years, after which dividends are expected to grow at a rate of 6% forever. Its required return (rs) is 12%. What is the best estimate of the current stock price?
- $41.58
- $42.64
- $43.71
- $44.80
- $45.92

- Ackert Company's last dividend was $1.55. The dividend growth rate is expected to be constant at 1.5% for 2 years, after which dividends are expected to grow at a rate of 8.0% forever. The firm's required return (rs) is 12.0%. What is the best estimate of the current stock price?
- $37.05
- $38.16
- $39.30
- $40.48
- $41.70

- Huang Company's last dividend was $1.25. The dividend growth rate is expected to be constant at 15% for 3 years, after which dividends are expected to grow at a rate of 6% forever. If the firm's required return (rs) is 11%, what is its current stock price?
- $30.57
- $31.52
- $32.49
- $33.50
- $34.50

- Agarwal Technologies was founded 10 years ago. It has been profitable for the last 5 years, but it has needed all of its earnings to support growth and thus has never paid a dividend. Management has indicated that it plans to pay a $0.25 dividend 3 years from today, then to increase it at a relatively rapid rate for 2 years, and then to increase it at a constant rate of 8.00% thereafter. Management's forecast of the future dividend stream, along with the forecasted growth rates, is shown below. Assuming a required return of 11.00%, what is your estimate of the stock's current value?
**0****1****2****3****4****5****6**Growth rate

NA

NA

NA

NA

50%

25%

8%

Dividends

$0.000

$0.000

$0.000

$0.250

$0.375

$0.469

$0.506

- $9.94
- $10.19
- $10.45
- $10.72
- $10.99

- Wall Inc. forecasts that it will have the free cash flows (in millions) shown below. If the weighted average cost of capital is 14% and the free cash flows are expected to continue growing at the same rate after Year 3 as from Year 2 to Year 3, what is the Year 0 value of operations, in millions?
**Year****1****2****3**Free cash flow

-$20.00

$48.00

$54.00

- $2,650.00
- $2,789.47
- $2,928.95
- $3,075.39
- $3,229.16

- Savickas Petroleum’s stock has a required return of 12%, and the stock sells for $40 per share. The firm just paid a dividend of $1.00, and the dividend is expected to grow by 30% per year for the next 4 years, so D4 = $1.00(1.30)4 = $2.8561. After t = 4, the dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of X% per year forever. What is the stock’s expected constant growth rate after t = 4, i.e., what is X?
- 5.17%
- 5.44%
- 5.72%
- 6.02%
- 6.34%

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