Harrison Clothiers' stock currently sells for $31 a share. It just paid a dividend of $1.5 a share (that is, D0 = 1.5). The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 4% a year. Hart Enterprises recently paid a dividend, D0, of $2.75. It expe..

During a certain year, interest rates fall by 200 basis points (2%) and equity prices are flat. Discuss the effect of this on a defined benefit pension plan that is 60% invested in equities and 40% invested in bonds.

ABC earned a net profit margin of 5.8% last year and had an equity multiplier of 3.8. If its total assets are $102 million and its sales are 183 million, what is the firm's return on equity?

Fixed assets are the primary asset of Old Line Manufacturing Company (Old Line). As of December 2012, Old Line is having liquidity problems. Old Line’s borrowing base is limited to 60% of its net fixed assets. The CFO has been entertaining the idea o..

You are considering the purchase of crown bakery, inc common stock that just paid a dividend of $3.77 per share. You expect the dividend to grow at a rate of 3.28 percent per year, indefinitely. You estimate that a required rate of return of 10.25 pe..

Fatimah and Ahmad, both 30 years old, own a house worth $120,000 and have a yearly income of $50,000, monetary assets of $15,000, two cars worth $30,000, and furniture worth $10,000. The house has a $100,000 mortgage, they have college loans of $15,0..

Calculate The Greek Connections net working capital in 2012 and calculate the cash conversion cycle of The Greek Connection in 2012.

Calculate the cost of purchasing the equipment with debt, calculate the cost of leasing the equipment and calculate NAL? Should the company buy or lease the equipment

Describe the maximum gain when a bear spread is created from the calls Describe the maximum loss when a bear spread is created from the calls

Consider the following situation. Tricon Piping Systems manufactures small diameter potable polyethylene water pipe and achieves distribution primarily through plumbing wholesalers. The firm also sells directly to large construction companies, often ..

What is the future value cost of longterm care coverage when Ambra enters a nursing facility? What is the total cost of coverage for six years when Ambra enters a nursing facility (present value of cost determined at age 78)?

You are constructing a portfolio of two assets, Asset A and Asset B. The expected returns of the assets are 11 percent and 15 percent, respectively. The standard deviations of the assets are 23 percent and 31 percent, respectively. The correlation be..
