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Formula hint: the equation that relates levered and unlevered betas is: BL=BU * (1+ ( 1-T) * D/E where ßL is the levered beta, ßU is the unlevered beta, T is the corporate tax rate, and

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Trail Guides, Inc., is currently evaluating two mutually exclusive investment. After doing a scenario analysis and applying probabilities to each scenario, they have determine that the investments h

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If the firm did not take discounts but it did pay on the due date, what would be its average payables and the cost of this non free trade credit?

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Today is your birthday and you are now 37! You are planning your retirement and have decided that you can save \$8,000.00 per year to go toward your retirement.

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What is the expected return on equity under each current asset level? (Assume a 40 percent effective federal-plus-state tax rate.)

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Half of Grunewald"s customers paid on the 10th day and took discounts. What are the nominal and effective costs of trade credit to Grunewald"s non discount customers?

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What role does the cost of capital play in the overall financial decision making of the firm's top managers?

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If a firm buys under terms of 3/15, net 45, but actually pays on the 20th day and still takes the discount, what is the nominal cost of its non free trade credit?

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Why would a financial manager use the overall cost of capital for investment decisions when the specific decision under consideration may be funded by only one source of capital, (e.g., debt or equi

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Calculate the nominal annual cost of non free trade credit under each of the following terms. Assume payment is made either on the due date or on the discount date.

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FOUR main factors to be considered when deciding on the appropriate mix of short, medium or long-term debt finance for Source Ltd.

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What would happen to average receivables if McDowell toughened up on its collection policy with the result that all non discount customers paid on the 30th day?

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Locate ten organizations that currently pay a common stock cash dividend. enter the ticker symbol of an S&P 500 company in the quote box, and see whether it indicates that the company pays a div

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What is the return on equity for each firm if the interest rate on current liabilities is 10 percent and the rate on long-term debt is 13 percent?

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Assuming that Zylex is in a 35 percent corporate tax bracket, what is the company's net after-tax interest cost associated with this bond issue?

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The most appropriate discount rate to use when applying a FCFE valuation model is the __________.

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The company expects to earn 15 percent before interest and taxes on sales of \$3 million. Calgary"s effective federal plus- state tax rate is 40 percent. What is the expected return on equity under

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What are the advantages of matching the maturities of assets and liabilities? What are the disadvantages?

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Is the 90-day forward rate trading at a premium or discount relative to the spot rate? What is the 90-day forward rate?

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What is the cost, in dollars, of the second 15,000 batch if payment is made in 90 days and the spot rate at that time equals today"s 90-day forward rate?

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Discuss the factors that determine the attractiveness of BHP's Olympic Dam project from bothBHP Billiton's perspective and the perspective of other stakeholders."

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Calculate Liam's savings ratio, debt ratio and debt-payments ratio.

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Use 2 transactions in recent financial news to illustrate and explain the roles of financial intermediaries, and banks in particular, in these transactions. Furthermore, explain how these transacti

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What is the present value in dollars of its equity ownership of the subsidiary? Assume a cost of equity capital of 15 percent for the subsidiary.

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The Friendly National Bank holds \$50 million in reserves atits Federal Reserve District Bank. The required reserves ratio is12 percent. If the Friendly National Bank experiences a required reserves