- A firm is 65% equity and 35% debt. The firm’s marginal tax rate is 40%. Their bonds trade for $990, mature in nine years, have a par value of $1,000, a coupon rate of 8.00% and pay semi-annually. The firm’s common stock trades for $27 and just paid a dividend of $5.00. Dividends are expected to grow at 3% forever. The firm’s cost of equity is _____%.

2. A firm is 65% equity and 35% debt. The firm’s marginal tax rate is 40%. Their bonds trade for $990, mature in nine years, have a par value of $1,000, a coupon rate of 8.00% and pay semi-annually. The firm’s common stock trades for $27 and just paid a dividend of $5.00. Dividends are expected to grow at 3% forever. The firm’s WACC is ___%.

3. An investment will pay $58,000 per year forever beginning 8 years from today. If the relevant rate is 10% compounded monthly, the investment is worth $______ today.