ABC Co. and XYZ Co. are identical firms in all respects except for their capital structure. ABC is all equity financed with $725,000 in stock. XYZ uses both stock and perpetual debt; its stock is worth $362,500 and the interest rate on its debt is 8.2 percent. Both firms expect EBIT to be $74,000. Ignore taxes.
a. |
Rico owns $54,375 worth of XYZ’s stock. What rate of return is he expecting? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.) |
Rate of return | 12.214% (correct Answer) |
b. |
Suppose Rico invests in ABC Co. and uses homemade leverage. Calculate his total cash flow and rate of return. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your rate of return answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.) |
Total cash flow | $ 1091.25 (Incorrect) | |
Rate of return |
2.01 % (incorrect) Please assist me with the total cashflows for the problems I have marked as incorrect |