You are considering the purchase of some shares of PECO Inc. common stock which paid a dividend of $1.50 today. You expect the dividend to grow at the rate of 7% per year for the next 3 years, and then at 5% forever. The interest rate is 8%.
a) Find the expected dividend for each of the next four years?
b) What is the fair price of the stock today?
c) What is the fair price of the stock two years from now?
d) What is the expected annual rate of return for an investor who buys the stock today and sells it in two years?