Meyer & Co. expects its EBIT to be $115,000 every year forever. The firm can borrow at 7 percent. The company currently has no debt, and its cost of equity is 13 percent.    a. If the tax rate is 24 percent, what is the value of the firm? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.) b. What will the value be if the company borrows $255,000 and uses the proceeds to repurchase shares? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

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Meyer & Co. expects its EBIT to be $115,000 every year forever. The firm can borrow at 7 percent. The company currently has no debt, and its cost of equity is 13 percent.

  

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If the tax rate is 24 percent, what is the value of the firm? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

b. What will the value be if the company borrows $255,000 and uses the proceeds to repurchase shares? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

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