Cost of Capital, Financial Management

The Nu-Nu Brothers Inc. (NNBI) has the following capital structure, which it considers to be optional:
Debt 25%
Preferred Stock 15%
Common Equity 60%

NNBI''s expected net income this year is $34,285.72, its established dividend payout ratio is 30 percent, its tax rate is 40 percent, and investors expect earnings and dividends to grow at a constant rate of 9 percent in the future. NNBI paid a dividend of $3.60 per share last year, and its stock currently sells at per price of $60 per share.
NNBI can obtain new capital in the following ways:
Common: New common stock has a flotation cost of 10 percent.
Preferred: New preferred stock with a dividend of $11 can be sold to the public at a price of $100 per share. The flotation costs are $5 per share.
Debt:Debt can be sold at an interest rate of 12 percent.
assume that the cost of capital is constant beyond the retained earnings break point.
a. find the break point in the Marginal Cost of Capital.
b. Determine the cost of each capital structure component.
c. Calculate the weighted average cost of capital in the intervals between the break in the marginal cost of capital schedule.
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