What is the expected interest rate, Financial Accounting

You are the Genesis accountant and have taken a class recently in financing. You agree to prepare a PowerPoint presentation of approximately 6-8 minutes using the examples and information below: 

1. Debt: Jones Industries borrows $600,000 for 10 years with an annual payment of $100,000. What is the expected interest rate (cost of debt)?

2. Internal common stock: Jones Industries has a beta of 1.39. The risk-free rate as measured by the rate on short-term US Treasury bill is 3 percent, and the expected return on the overall market is 12 percent. Determine the expected rate of return on Jones's stock (cost of equity). Here are the details:

Jones Total Assets


Long- & short-term debt


Common internal stock equity


New common stock equity


Total liabilities & equity


Develop a 10-12-slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Perform your calculations in an Excel spreadsheet. Cut and paste the calculation into your presentation. Include speaker's notes to explain each point in detail.



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