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BOND VALUATION Nesmith Corporation’s outstanding bonds have a $1,000 par value, an 8% semiannual coupon, 14 years to maturity, and an 11% YTM. What is the bond’s price?

Summary Introduction

To identify: Current market price of the bond.

Bond Valuation:

Bond valuation refers to the evaluation of bonds value at any point of time which can be used for decision making. Valuation of bond is done for comparison and analysis.

Explanation

Given,

Semiannual coupon rate is 8%.

Yield to maturity (YTM) is 11%.

Par value of bond is $1,000.

Maturity is after 14 years.

Formula to calculate present value of bond,

Bond'svalue=t=1NINT(1+rd)t+Parvalue(1+rd)N

Where,

  • INT is the interest rate

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