close solutoin list

YIELD TO CALL It is now January 1, 2016, and you are considering the purchase of an outstanding bond that was issued on January 1, 2014. It has an 8% annual coupon and had a 30-year original maturity. (It matures on December 31, 2043.) There is 5 years of call protection (until December 31, 2018), after which time it can be called at 108—that is, at 108% of par, or $1,080. Interest rates have declined since it was issued, and it is now selling at 119.12% of par, or $1,191.20. a. What is the yield to maturity? What is the yield to call? b. If you bought this bond, which return would you actually earn? Explain your reasoning. c. Suppose the bond had been selling at a discount rather than a premium. Would the yield to maturity have been the most likely return, or would the yield to call have been most likely? d.

BuyFind

Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

9th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305635937
BuyFind

Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

9th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305635937

Solutions

Chapter
Section
Chapter 7, Problem 12P
Textbook Problem

YIELD TO CALL It is now January 1, 2016, and you are considering the purchase of an outstanding bond that was issued on January 1, 2014. It has an 8% annual coupon and had a 30-year original maturity. (It matures on December 31, 2043.) There is 5 years of call protection (until December 31, 2018), after which time it can be called at 108—that is, at 108% of par, or $1,080. Interest rates have declined since it was issued, and it is now selling at 119.12% of par, or $1,191.20.

  1. a. What is the yield to maturity? What is the yield to call?
  2. b. If you bought this bond, which return would you actually earn? Explain your reasoning.
  3. c. Suppose the bond had been selling at a discount rather than a premium. Would the yield to maturity have been the most likely return, or would the yield to call have been most likely?
  4. d.

Expert Solution

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

See Solution

*Response times vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes and may be longer for new subjects.

Chapter 7 Solutions

Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise Edition (MindTap Course List)
Show all chapter solutions
Ch. 7 - Whats the difference between a call for sinking...Ch. 7 - Why are convertibles and bonds with warrants...Ch. 7 - Explain whether the following statement is true or...Ch. 7 - Would the yield spread on a corporate bond over a...Ch. 7 - A bonds expected return is sometimes estimated by...Ch. 7 - Which of the following bonds has the most price...Ch. 7 - Which of the bonds has the most reinvestment risk?...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION Madsen Motorss bonds have 23 years...Ch. 7 - YIELD TO MATURITY AND FUTURE PRICE A bond has a...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION Nesmith Corporations outstanding...Ch. 7 - YIELD TO MATURITY A firms bonds have a maturity of...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION An investor has two bonds in his...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION An investor has two bonds in her...Ch. 7 - INTEREST RATE SENSITIVITY .An investor purchased...Ch. 7 - YIELD TO CALL Seven years ago the Templeton...Ch. 7 - YIELD TO MATURITY Harrimon Industries bonds have 6...Ch. 7 - CURRENT YIELD, CAPITAL GAINS YIELD, AND YIELD TO...Ch. 7 - BOND YIELDS Last year Carson Industries issued a...Ch. 7 - YIELD TO CALL It is now January 1, 2016, and you...Ch. 7 - PRICE AND YIELD A 7% semiannual coupon bond...Ch. 7 - EXPECTED INTEREST RATE Lourdes Corporations 12%...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION Bond X is noncallable and has 20...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION You are considering a 10-year,...Ch. 7 - BOND RETURNS Last year Janet purchased a 1,000...Ch. 7 - YIELD TO MATURITY AND YIELD TO CALL Kempton...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION Clifford Clark is a recent retiree...Ch. 7 - BOND VALUATION Robert Black and Carol Alvarez are...Ch. 7 - Looking at the bond issue selected, why are the...

Additional Business Textbook Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts
Show solutions
Why do economists sometimes offer conflicting advice to policymakers?

Principles of Microeconomics (MindTap Course List)

Explain the purpose of the work sheet.

College Accounting, Chapters 1-27

What role do past costs play in relevant costing decisions?

Managerial Accounting: The Cornerstone of Business Decision-Making

What is a three-way match?

Accounting Information Systems

DEBT TO CAPITAL RATIO Bartley Barstools has a market/book ratio equal to 1. Its stock price is 14 per share and...

Fundamentals of Financial Management, Concise Edition (with Thomson ONE - Business School Edition, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card) (MindTap Course List)