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Look back to Section 13–1 (Table 13.2 on p. 329). Suppose that Ms. Macbeth’s investment bankers have informed her that since the new issue of debt is risky, debt holders will demand a return of 12.5%, which is 2.5% above the risk-free interest rate.

a. What are rA and rE?

b. Suppose that the beta of the unlevered stock was .6. What will A, E, and D be after the change to the capital structure?
Step 1:
Operating income F
Market value of shares F
Expected return on debt F
Number of Shares F
Price per share F
Market value of shares- new debt F Tip - see sidebar for Table 2
Market value of debt F
Formula Calculation
a. rA T C TIP: see formulas on p. 331
rE T C
b. ßA F
ßE C TIP: calculate E/V and D/V first
ßD C
Number of shares 500
Price per share $10
Market value of shares $5,000
Market value of debt $5,000
Interest at 10% $500
Operating Income 500 1,000 1,500 2,000
Interest 500 500 500 2,000
Equity earnings 0 500 1,000 1,500
Earnings per shares 0 1 2 3
Return on shares 0 10 20 30
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