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BOND YIELDS Last year Clark Company issued a 10-year, 12% semiannual coupon bond at its par value of $1,000. Currently, the bond can be called in 4 years at a price of $1,060 and it sells for $1,100. a. What arc the bond’s nominal yield to maturity and its nominal yield to call? Would an investor be more likely to earn the YTM or the YTC? b. What is the current yield? Is this yield affected by whether the bond is likely to be called? ( Hint : Refer to Footnote 7 for the definition of the current yield and to Table 7.1.) c. What is the expected capital gains (or loss) yield for the coming year? Is this yield dependent on whether the bond is expected to be called? Explain your answer.

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BOND YIELDS Last year Clark Company issued a 10-year, 12% semiannual coupon bond at its par value of $1,000. Currently, the bond can be called in 4 years at a price of $1,060 and it sells for $1,100.

  1. a. What arc the bond’s nominal yield to maturity and its nominal yield to call? Would an investor be more likely to earn the YTM or the YTC?
  2. b. What is the current yield? Is this yield affected by whether the bond is likely to be called? (Hint: Refer to Footnote 7 for the definition of the current yield and to Table 7.1.)
  3. c. What is the expected capital gains (or loss) yield for the coming year? Is this yield dependent on whether the bond is expected to be called? Explain your answer.

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