1) You are evaluating a potential investment in equipment. The equipment's basic price is $187,000, and shipping costs will be $3,700. It will cost another $22,400 to modify it for special use by your firm, and an additional $9,400 to install it. The equipment falls in the MACRS 3-year class that allows depreciation of 33% the first year, 45% the second year, 15% the third year, and 7% the fourth year. You expect to sell the equipment for 24,500 at the end of three years. The equipment is expected to generate revenues of $165,000 per year with annual operating costs of $91,000. The firm's marginal tax rate is 35.0%. What is the after-tax operating cash flow for year 1? options: $0,575 $0,374 $74,000 $73,799 $73,425
2) Costly Corporation plans a new issue of bonds with a par value of $1000, a maturity of 36 years, and an annual coupon rate of 11.0%. Flotation costs associated with a new debt issue would equal 8.0% of the market value of the bonds. Currently, the appropriate discount rate for bonds of firms similar to Costly is 9.0%. The firm's marginal tax rate is 30%. What will the firm's true cost of debt be for this new bond issue?
3) Growing, Inc. is a firm that is experiencing rapid growth. The firm yesterday paid a dividend of $3.80. You believe that dividends will grow at a rate of 21.0% per year for three years, and then at a rate of 9.0% per year thereafter. You expect that the stock will sell for $60.64 in three years. You expect an annual rate of return of 24.0% on this investment. If you plan to hold the stock indefinitely, what is the most you would pay for the stock now?
4)You are considering buying common stock in Grow On, Inc. The firm yesterday paid a dividend of $4.40. You have projected that dividends will grow at a rate of 10.0% per year indefinitely. If you want an annual return of 21.0%, what is the most you should pay for the stock now?