Canyon Drilling Inc. has just come under new management. One of the first things the new management wants to accomplish is to identify its capital structure
and the cost of additional funding if needed.
According to the accounting department the current balance sheet is accurate and reflects the financial structure of the company. They have also calculated
the marginal tax rate to be 40%. The company%u2019s beta is currently 1.15.
Your Chief Financial Officer Marge has also provided you the following information about the market and the company%u2019s financials:
3600 par value ($1000) bonds outstanding. All have a 7% coupon and will mature in 20 years. Market value is currently $1050 and interest is
paid once a year.
The company has 40000 shares of common stock outstanding and has a market price of $50 per share. The stock last paid a dividend of $1.40 and
had a constant growth of 5% per year.
The company has 7500 shares of 5% preferred stock outstanding. All have $100 par value and are selling for $80 per share.
Floatation costs: Debt = 4% Equity = 5%
Market risk premium = 7%
Risk free rate = 4%
Return on the average stock = 11%
In an executive summary of 3 to 5 pages submit your findings from the above-noted requirements in a Microsoft Word or Excel document to the W2:
Assignment 2 Dropbox by Tuesday July 2 2013. Use an MS Excel document to illustrate your calculations.