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WACC The Paulson Company’s year-end balance sheet is shown below. Its cost of common equity is 14%, its before-tax cost of debt is 10%, and its marginal tax rate is 40%. Assume that the firm’s long-term debt sells at par value. The firm’s total debt, which is the sum of the company’s short-term debt and long-term debt, equals $1,167. The firm has 576 shares of common stock outstanding that sell for $4.00 per share. Calculate Paulson’s WACC using market-value weights.

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WACC The Paulson Company’s year-end balance sheet is shown below. Its cost of common equity is 14%, its before-tax cost of debt is 10%, and its marginal tax rate is 40%. Assume that the firm’s long-term debt sells at par value. The firm’s total debt, which is the sum of the company’s short-term debt and long-term debt, equals $1,167. The firm has 576 shares of common stock outstanding that sell for $4.00 per share. Calculate Paulson’s WACC using market-value weights.

Chapter 10, Problem 9P, WACC The Paulson Companys year-end balance sheet is shown below. Its cost of common equity is 14%,

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