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CHAPTER 7 – Valuing Stocks
Questions
LG1 1. As owners, what rights and advantages do shareholders obtain?
They are able to participate in the economic growth of publicly traded firms without
having to manage business entities directly. They have the right to residual cash flows of
corporate profits and often receive some of these cash flows through dividends. In
addition, shareholders vote on the members for board of directors and other proposals for
the company. Shareholder capital losses are capped in that they can only lose their initial
investment. Stocks are very liquid and investors can enjoy this liquidity in both their
entrance into the stock market and their exit from it.
LG1 2. Describe how being a residual claimant can be very valuable.
Residual claimant’s are able to delegate the operations of the firm to professional
managers, enjoying the possibly vast gains in value that can be created by some firms over
time.
LG2 3. Obtain a current quote of McDonald’s (MCD) from the Internet. Describe what has
changed since the quote in Figure 8.1.
As of November 23, 2007, MCD’s stock price had increased in value to $57.72 per share.
MCD experienced a modest loss from July 11, 2007 reaching a trough in mid-August
2007 at approximately $47.50 per share. Since that time, it has generally trended upward
through the Fall of 2007.
LG2 4. Get the trading statistics for the three main U.S. stock exchanges. Compare the trading
activity to that of Table 8.1.
The table below reflects trading activity on the three main U.S. stock exchanges for
November 26, 2007. Trading volume was particularly high this day compared to the July
11, 2007 activity reflected in Table 8.1. Continued concerns over the home mortgage
crises built into a selling frenzy in the markets with the DJIA plummeting 240 points on
this day. Volume was also up due to this trading day immediately following the
Thanksgiving holiday weekend, since markets were closed the previous Thursday and
only light trading volume was experienced in the lightly attended trading session the day
after Thanksgiving.
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ADVANCES & DECLINES
NYSE AMEX NASDAQ
Advancing Issues 834 (24%) 451 (33%) 782 (25%)
Declining Issues 2,565 (74%) 824 (60%) 2,248 (72%)
Unchanged Issues 64 (2%) 96 (7%) 104 (3%)
Total Issues 3,463 1,371 3,134
New Highs 45 48 54
New Lows 340 128 286
Up Volume 463,831,873 (13%) 102,173,146 (13%) 339,948,056 (17%)
Down Volume 3,149,651,823 (86%) 667,962,524 (86%) 1,599,678,727 (82%)
Unchanged Volume 38,646,084 (1%) 8,138,296 (1%) 8,948,642 (0%)
Total Volume 3,652,129,7801 778,273,9661 1,948,575,4251
LG3 5. Why might the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index be a better measure of stock market
performance than the Dow Jones Industrial Average? Why is the DJIA more popular than
the S&P 500?
The S&P 500 is a broad market index that includes stocks of the 500 largest US firms
from ten sectors of the economy. It captures 80% of the overall stock market
capitalization and is a good proxy for what is occurring in the overall stock market. The
DJIA has been used for a longer period, since the mid-1880’s, and represents the activity
of the 30 largest corporations in the US, covering 30% of the stock market. Its popularity
arises from it being the first index used by the media.
LG3 6. Explain how it is possible for the DJIA to increase one day while the Nasdaq
Composite decreases during the same day.
The components of the DJIA and the Nasdaq Composite index are mostly different
companies. The DJIA includes the 30 industry leaders across all sectors of the economy.
The Nasdaq is comprised of predominantly technology related firms and emits a noisy
signal of technology performance on any given day.
LG4 7. Which is higher, the ask quote or the bid quote? Why?
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The market maker’s ask price is the lowest price offered for stock sale and the bid price is
the highest price a market maker will pay for stock purchase. Thus, the ask price is higher
than the bid price. The difference is the bid-ask spread and it represents the gain a market
maker achieves by taking the risk position and providing the needed liquidity for the stock
in question.
LG4 8. Illustrate through examples how trading commission costs impact an investor’s return.
Assume an investor wishes to purchase a stock at a strike price of $90. Two scenarios to
consider, at their extremes, would be the purchase of 10 shares versus the purchase of 100
shares. The costs to purchase through a discount broker, assuming the broker charges $20
per trade would be $920 ($900 + $20) and $9020, respectively. The commission for the
trades in percentages would be 2.22% and 0.22%, respectively. For the investor who
owns only 10 shares, the price would have to rise by $2 per share to recoup the
commission cost. It would only have to rise 20¢ for the investor who owns 100 shares. It
is evident that the percentage of trading commissions is lower on larger volume trades and
the effect would be even more pronounced if the trades had been placed through a retail
broker.
LG4 9. Describe the difference in the timing of trade execution and the certainty of trade price
between market orders and limit orders.
Market makers fill market orders immediately at the current stock price. This provides the
liquidity an investor needs to buy and sell stocks quickly. However, the price at which the
stock will fill cannot be guaranteed. With limit orders, the market maker will only fill the
order when the stated price is reached. This means that you can count on the execution
only after your target buy or sell price is reached, but you cannot guarantee your trade will
execute with a limit order.
LG5 10. What are the differences between common stock and preferred stock?
Common stock dividends change over time, hopefully increasing in the long-term.
Preferred stock pays a constant dividend. Preferred stockholders have higher precedence
for payment in the event of firm liquidation from bankruptcy. However, preferred
stockholders do not have voting rights that common stock holders enjoy. Preferred stock
prices fluctuate with market interest rates and behave like corporate bond prices.
Common stock price changes with the value of the company’s underlying business.
LG5 11. How important is growth to a stock’s value? Illustrate with examples.
Consider two firms with a common next period dividend of $1, a common market
discount rate of 8%, but differing growth rates of 3% and 5%, respectively. The implied
current prices of these stocks are $20 [=$1/(0.08-0.03)] and $33.33 [=$1/(0.08-0.05)]
respectively. The firm with higher growth prospects (5%) is valued more highly than the
firm with lower growth rate prospects (3%).
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LG5 12. Under what conditions would the constant growth rate model not be appropriate?
When the growth rate exceeds the discount rate, the constant growth rate model cannot be
employed. It is also not appropriate when the growth rate cannot reasonably be expected
to be constant into the future.
LG5 13. The expected return derived from the constant growth rate model relies on dividend
yield and capital gain. Where do these two parts of the return come from?
Rearranging the terms and solving for the i from the constant growth model yields the
expected return model. The components are the dividend yield and the capital gain. The
dividend yield reflects the percentage return from current firm operations. The capital
gain captures the firm’s future growth prospects. Both components are important from an
investor point of view, with dividends providing income to an investor over the stock
holding period and the capital gain being realized at the time of stock sale.
LG6 14. Describe, in words, how to use the variable growth rate technique to value a stock.
When the firm is growing at a very fast pace in its infancy, the expected growth rate will
initially be very large. This rate should be used for the high growth period, but a terminal
growth rate should be employed for valuation when the firm matures. Essentially, a firm
cannot grow faster than the general economy indefinitely and must be capped in the long
term by its mature growth rate.
LG6 15. Can the variable growth rate model be used to value a firm that has a negative growth
rate in Stage 1 and a stable and positive growth in Stage 2? Explain.
In this case, the firm would be contracting over a short period and then reaching a stable,
positive growth rate. Insofar as the initial rate during contraction does not dominate the
later mature growth rate, this is possible. It would suggest that a firm’s dividends in the
short term decreased, followed by a positive dividend stream in the longer term.
LG7 16. Explain why using the P/E relative value approach may be useful for companies that
do not pay dividends.
Since dividends are non-existent, the forecast stock price is simply a function of current
price and the discount rate. In isolation, it is hard to determine if the firm is under or
overvalued based on this information only. Using the P/E relative value approach, the
trailing P/E can be calculated and compared to a firm’s competitors.
LG7 17. How is a firm’s changing P/E ratio reflected in the stock price? Give examples.
The P/E ratio multiplied by a firm’s earnings result in the stock price. For example, if a
firm is experiencing high growth and all other factors are held constant, this will lead to a
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higher P/E ratio reflecting the growth prospects. Stock prices can change simply because
the market changes the P/E ratio appropriate for that stock.
LG7 18. Differentiate the characteristics of growth stocks and value stocks?
Taken in tandem, P/E ratios and growth rates illustrate the type of stock the firm is
characterized by, growth or income. Firms with high P/E and high growth rates are
growth stocks. A comparison across an industry of P/E ratios can be an aid to investors in
selecting the best growth stock to purchase. By contrast, firms with low P/E ratios and
low growth rates tend to be value stocks.
LG7 19. What’s the relationship between the P/E ratio and a firm’s growth rate?
The price of a stock can be modeled with the constant growth rate equation. Note that the
denominator is (i – g). So the price relative to earnings is impacted by the growth rate of
the firm. A high growth rate will cause a high price and P/E. Thus, high growth firms
should have high P/E ratios while low growth rate firms should have low P/E ratios.
LG7 20. Describe the process for using the P/E ratio to estimate a future stock price.
Using current earnings and an expected growth rate for these earnings, the current P/E
ratio can be multiplied by the estimate of future earnings to produce a price estimate for
the future stock value. That is, the current P/E ratio acts as a guide for the stock’s future
price. This approach should be employed cautiously by comparing the P/E ratios to
similar firms to ensure that the firm you have selected has a reasonable P/E ratio.
Problems
Basic
Problems 7-1 Stock Index Performance On January 16, 2007, the Dow Jones Industrial Average
LG3 set a new high. The index closed at 12,582.59, which was up 26.51 that day. What was
the return (in percent) of the stock market that day?
FV = PV × (1 + i)
12,582.59 = (12,582.59-26.51) × (1 + i)
i = (12,582.59/12,556.08)-1 = 0.2111%
LG3 7-2 Stock Index Performance On January 16, 2007, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index
reached the highest it had been since 2000. The index closed at 1,431.90, which was up
1.17 that day. What was the return (in percent) of the stock market that day?
FV = PV × (1 + i)
1,431.90 = (1,431.9-1.17) × (1 + i)
i = (1.431.90/1,430.73)-1 = 0.08178%
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LG4 7-3 Buying Stock with Commissions At your discount brokerage firm, it costs $8.95 per
stock trade. How much money do you need to buy 200 shares of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE), which
trades at $27.22?
($27.22/share × 200 shares) + $8.95 = $5,452.95
LG4 7-4 Buying Stock with Commissions At your discount brokerage firm, it costs $9.50 per
stock trade. How much money do you need to buy 300 shares of Time Warner, Inc.
(TWX), which trades at $22.62?
($22.62/share × 300 shares) + $9.50 = $6,795.50
LG4 7-5 Selling Stock with Commissions At your full-service brokerage firm, it costs $120
per stock trade. How much money do you receive after selling 150 shares of Nokia
Corporation (NOK), which trades at $20.13?
($20.13/share × 150 shares) - $120 = $2,899.50
LG4 7-6 Selling Stock with Commissions At your full-service brokerage firm, it costs $135
per stock trade. How much money do you receive after selling 250 shares of International
Business Machines (IBM), which trades at $96.17?
($96.17/share × 250 shares) - $135 = $23,907.50
LG4 7-7 Buying Stock with a Market Order You would like to buy shares of Sirius Satellite
Radio (SIRI). The current ask and bid quotes are $3.96 and $3.93 respectively. You place
a market buy-order for 500 shares that executes at these quoted prices. How much money
did it cost to buy these shares?
($3.96/share × 500 shares) = $1,980.00
LG4 7-8 Buying Stock with a Market Order You would like to buy shares of Coldwater
Creek, Inc. (CWTR). The current ask and bid quotes are $20.70 and $20.66 respectively.
You place a market buy-order for 200 shares that executes at these quoted prices. How
much money did it cost to buy these shares?
($20.70/share × 200 shares) = $4,140.00
LG4 7-9 Selling Stock with a Limit Order You would like to sell 200 shares of WorldSpace,
Inc. (WRSP). The current ask and bid quotes are $4.66 and $4.62 respectively. You place
a limit sell-order at $4.65. If the trade executes, how much money do you receive from the
buyer?
($4.65/share × 200 shares) = $930.00
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LG4 7-10 Selling Stock with a Limit Order You would like to sell 100 shares of
eCollege.com (ECLG). The current ask and bid quotes are $15.33 and $15.28
respectively. You place a limit sell-order at $15.31. If the trade executes, how much
money do you receive from the buyer?
($15.31/share ×100 shares) = $1,531.00
LG5 7-11 Value of a Preferred Stock A preferred stock from Duquesne Light Company
(DQUPRA) pays $2.10 in annual dividends. If the required return on the preferred stock
is 5.4 percent, what’s the value of the stock?
Use equation 7-6, noting that for preferred stock, the growth rate g equals zero:
D0 (1 + g ) $2.10
Constant growth model = P0 = = = $38.89
i−g 0.054 − 0
LG5 7-12 Value of a Preferred Stock A preferred stock from Hecla Mining Co. (HLPRB)
pays $3.50 in annual dividends. If the required return on the preferred stock is 6.8
percent, what is the value of the stock?
Use equation 7-6, noting that for preferred stock, the growth rate g equals zero:
D (1 + g ) $3.50
Constant growth model = P = 0 0 = = $51.47
i−g 0.068 − 0
LG7 7-13 P/E Ratio and Stock Price Ultra Petroleum (UPL) has earnings per share of $1.56
and a P/E ratio of 32.48. What’s the stock price?
Use equation 7-10:
( E)
Pn = P
n
× E n = 32.48 × 1.56 = $50.67
LG7 7-14 P/E Ratio and Stock Price JP Morgan Chase Co. (JPM) has earnings per share of
$3.53 and a P/E ratio of 13.81. What is the price of the stock?
Use equation 7-10:
( E)
Pn = P
n
× E n = 13.81 × 3.53 = $48.75
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Problems 7-15 Value of Dividends and Future Price A firm is expected to pay a dividend of $1.35
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their price target of $75 in two years. Compute the value of this stock with a required
return of 11.5 percent.
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D1 D2 + P2 1.35 1.50 + 75.00
Use equation 7-3: P0 = + = + = $62.74
1+ i (1 + i ) 2
1 + 0.115 (1 + 0.115) 2
LG5 7-16 Value of Dividends and Future Price A firm is expected to pay a dividend of $2.05
next year and $2.35 the following year. Financial Analysts believe the stock will be at
their price target of $110 in two years. Compute the value of this stock with a required
return of 12 percent.
D1 D2 + P2 2.05 2.35 + 110.00
Use equation 7-3: P0 = + = + = $91.40
1 + i (1 + i ) 2
1 + 0.12 (1 + 0.12) 2
LG5 7-17 Dividend Growth Annual dividends of AT&T Corp (T) grew from $0.96 in 2000 to
$1.33 in 2006. What was the annual growth rate?
Use equation 4-2:
Future value in 6 years = 1.33 = 0.96 × (1 + g ) ⇒ g = 5.58%
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LG5 7-18 Dividend Growth Annual dividends of General Electric (GE) grew from $0.66 in
2001 to $1.03 in 2006. What was the annual growth rate?
Use equation 4-2:
Future value in 5 years = 1.03 = 0.66 × (1 + g ) ⇒ g = 9.31%
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LG5 7-19 Value a Constant Growth Stock Financial analysts forecast Safeco Corp. (SAF)
growth for the future to be 10 percent. Safeco’s recent dividend was $1.20. What is the
value of Safeco stock when the required return is 12 percent?
Use equation 7-6:
D 0 (1 + g ) $1.20(1 + 0.10)
Constant growth model = P0 = = = $66.00
i−g 0.12 − 0.10
LG5 7-20 Value a Constant Growth Stock Financial analysts forecast Limited Brands (LTD)
growth for the future to be 12.5 percent. LTD’s recent dividend was $0.60. What is the
value of Limited Brands stock when the required return is 14.5 percent?
Use equation 7-6:
D 0 (1 + g ) $0.60(1 + 0.125)
Constant growth model = P0 = = = $33.75
i−g 0.145 − 0.125
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LG5 7-21 Expected Return Ecolap Inc. (ECL) recently paid a $0.46 dividend. The dividend is
expected to grow at a 14.5 percent rate. At a current stock price of $44.12, what is the
return shareholders are expecting?
First convert D0 to D1 by $0.46×(1+0.145) = $0.527. Then use equation 7-7:
D1
Expected return = i = + g = (0.527 / 44.12) + 0.145 = 15.69%
P0
LG5 7-22 Expected Return Paychex Inc. (PAYX) recently paid a $0.84 dividend. The
dividend is expected to grow at a 15 percent rate. At a current stock price of $40.11, what
is the return shareholders are expecting?
First convert D0 to D1 by $0.84×(1+0.15) = $0.966. Then use equation 7-7:
D1
Expected return = i = + g = (0.966 / 40.11) + 0.15 = 17.41%
P0
LG6 7-23 Dividend Initiation and Stock Value A firm does not pay a dividend. It is
expected to pay its first dividend of $0.20 per share in 3 years. This dividend will grow at
11 percent indefinitely. Using a 12 percent discount rate, compute the value of this stock.
First compute the year 2 value of the stock using equation 7-6 and then discount this back
two years to get the present value of the stock price:
D3
Constant growth model = P2 = = $0.20 /(0.12 − 0.11) = $20.00
i−g
P0 = (20 / 1.12 2 ) = $15.94
LG6 7-24 Dividend Initiation and Stock Value A firm does not pay a dividend. It is
expected to pay its first dividend of $0.25 per share in 2 years. This dividend will grow at
10 percent indefinitely. Using a 11.5 percent discount rate, compute the value of this
stock.
First compute the year 1 value of the stock using equation 7-6 and then discount this back
one year to get the present value of the stock price:
D2
Constant growth model = P1 = = $0.25 /(0.115 − 0.10) = $16.67
i−g
P0 = (16.67 / 1.115) = $14.95
LG7 7-25 P/E Ratio Model and Future Price Kellogg Co. (K) recently earned a profit of
$2.52 earnings per share and has a P/E ratio of 19.86. The dividend has been growing at a
5 percent rate over the past few years. If this growth rate continues, what would be the
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stock price in five years if the P/E ratio remained unchanged? What would the price be if
the P/E ratio declined to 15 in five years?
Under these two scenarios, the future price estimates using equation 7-10 are:
( E)
P5 = P
n
× E0 × (1 + g ) = 19.86 × $2.52 × (1 + 0.05) = $63.87
n 5
( E)
P5 = P
n
× E0 × (1 + g ) = 15 × $2.52 × (1 + 0.05) = $48.24
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LG7 7-26 P/E Ratio Model and Future Price New York Times Co. (NYT) recently earned a
profit of $1.21 earnings per share and has a P/E ratio of 19.59. The dividend has been
growing at a 7.25 percent rate over the past six years. If this growth rate continues, what
would be the stock price in five years if the P/E ratio remained unchanged? What would
the price be if the P/E ratio increased to 22 in five years?
Under these two scenarios, the future price estimates using equation 7-10 are:
( E ) × E × (1 + g )
P5 = P
n
0
n
= 19.59 × $1.21 × (1 + 0.0725) = $33.64
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( E)
P5 = P
n
× E0 × (1 + g ) = 22 × $1.21 × (1 + 0.0725) = $37.77
n 5
Advanced
Problems 7-27 Value of Future Cash Flows A firm recently paid a $0.45 annual dividend. The
LG5 dividend is expected to increase by 10 percent in each of the next four years. In the fourth
year, the stock price is expected to be $80. If the required return for this stock is 13.5
percent, what is its value?
Find the dividends in the next four years:
D1 = $0.45 × (1 + 0.10) = $0.495
D2 = $0.495 × (1 + 0.10) = $0.5445
D3 = $0.5445 × (1 + 0.10) = $0.599
D4 = $0.599 × (1 + 0.10) = $0.659
Then use equation 7-3 as:
D1 D2 D3 D +P
P0 = + + + 4 44
1 + i (1 + i ) 2
(1 + i ) (1 + i )
3
= 0.495 / 1.135 + 0.5445 / 1.135 2 + 0.599 / 1.135 3 + (0.659 + 80) / 1.135 4 = $49.87
LG5 7-28 Value of Future Cash Flows A firm recently paid a $0.60 annual dividend. The
dividend is expected to increase by 12 percent in each of the next four years. In the fourth
year, the stock price is expected to be $110. If the required return for this stock is 14.5
percent, what is its value?
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Find the dividends in the next four years:
D1 = $0.60 × (1 + 0.12) = $0.672
D2 = $0.672 × (1 + 0.12) = $0.753
D3 = $0.753 × (1 + 0.12) = $0.843
D4 = $0.843 × (1 + 0.12) = $0.944
Now use equation 7-3:
D1 D2 D3 D +P
P0 = + + + 4 44
1 + i (1 + i ) 2
(1 + i ) (1 + i )
3
= 0.672 / 1.145 + 0.753 / 1.145 2 + 0.843 / 1.145 3 + (0.944 + 110) / 1.145 4 = $66.27
LG5 7-29 Constant Growth Stock Valuation Walgreen Co. (WAG) paid a $0.137 dividend
per share in 2000, which grew to $0.286 in 2006. This growth is expected to continue.
What is the value of this stock at the beginning of 2007 when the required return is 13.7
percent?
First calculate the growth rate from 2000 to 2006:
FV = PV × (1 + g)6
0.286 = (0.137) × (1 + g) 6
g = (0.286/0.137)1/6-1 = 0.1305
Now, use this growth rate in equation 7-6 to get obtain the present value of the stock:
D 0 (1 + g )
Constant growth model = P0 = = $0.286 × (1.1305) /(0.137 − 0.1305) = $49.74
i−g
LG5 7-30 Constant Growth Stock Valuation Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) paid a $0.632
dividend per share in 2003, which grew to $0.76 in 2006. This growth is expected to
continue. What is the value of this stock at the beginning of 2007 when the required return
is 8.7 percent?
First calculate the growth rate from 2003 to 2006:
FV = PV × (1 + g)3
0.76 = (0.632) × (1 + g) 3
g = (0.76/0.632)1/3-1 = 0.0634
Now, use this growth rate in equation 7-6 to get obtain the present value of the stock:
D 0 (1 + g )
Constant growth model = P0 = = $0.76 × (1.0634) /(0.087 − 0.0634) = $34.25
i−g
LG5 7-31 Changes in Growth and Stock Valuation Consider a firm that had been priced
using a 10 percent growth rate and a 12 percent required return. The firm recently paid a
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$1.20 dividend. The firm has just announced that because of a new joint venture, it will
likely grow at a 10.5 percent rate. How much should the stock price change (in dollars
and percentage)?
Use equation 7-6 to calculate the firm’s value prior to the venture:
D0 (1 + g )
Constant growth model = P0 = = $1.20 × (1.10) /(0.12 − 0.10) = $66.00
i−g
If the firm’s growth rate changes to 10.5%, then the new stock price is:
D0 (1 + g )
Constant growth model = P0 = = $1.20 × (1.105) /(0.12 − 0.105) = $88.40
i−g
The dollar amount of this change is $88.40 - $66.00 = $22.40 or 33.93% for the 0.5%
increase to the growth rate.
LG5 7-32 Changes in Growth and Stock Valuation Consider a firm that had been priced
using a 11.5 percent growth rate and a 13.5 percent required return. The firm recently
paid a $1.50 dividend. The firm has just announced that because of a new joint venture, it
will likely grow at a 12 percent rate. How much should the stock price change (in dollars
and percentage)?
Use equation 7-6 to calculate the firm’s value prior to the venture:
D0 (1 + g )
Constant growth model = P0 = = $1.50 × (1.115) /(0.135 − 0.115) = $83.63
i−g
If the firm’s growth rate changes to 12%, then the new stock price is:
D0 (1 + g )
Constant growth model = P0 = = $1.50 × (1.12) /(0.135 − 0.12) = $112.00
i−g
The dollar amount of this change is $112.00-$83.63 = $28.37 or 33.92% for the 0.5%
increase to the growth rate.
LG6 7-33 Variable Growth A fast growing firm recently paid a dividend of $0.35 per share.
The dividend is expected to increase at a 20 percent rate for the next 3 years. Afterwards,
a more stable 12 percent growth rate can be assumed. If a 13 percent discount rate is
appropriate for this stock, what is its value?
Use equation 7-8:
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D 0 ( 1 + g 1 ) (1 + g 2 )
3
D0 (1 + g 1 ) +
3
D0 (1 + g 1 ) D0 (1 + g 1 )
2
i − g2
P0 = + +
1+ i (1 + i ) 2 (1 + i ) 3
0.35(1 + 0.20 ) (1 + 0.12 )
3
0.35(1 + 0.20 ) +
3
0.35(1 + 0.20) 0.35(1 + 0.20 )
2
P0 = + + 0.13 − 0.12
1 + 0.13 (1 + 0.13) 2 (1 + 0.13) 3
P0 = 0.372 + 0.395 + 47.36 = $48.13
LG6 7-34 Variable Growth A fast growing firm recently paid a dividend of $0.40 per share.
The dividend is expected to increase at a 25 percent rate for the next 4 years. Afterwards,
a more stable 11 percent growth rate can be assumed. If a 12.5 percent discount rate is
appropriate for this stock, what is its value?
Use equation 7-8:
D 0 ( 1 + g 1 ) (1 + g 2 )
4
D 0 (1 + g 1 ) +
4
D0 (1 + g 1 ) D0 (1 + g 1 ) D (1 + g 1 )
2 3
i − g2
P0 = + + 0 +
1+ i (1 + i ) 2
(1 + i ) 3 (1 + i ) 4
0.40(1.25) (1 + 0.11)
4
0.40(1.25) +
4
0.40(1 + 0.25) 0.40(1.25) 0.40(1.25)
2 3
P0 = + + + 0.125 − 0.11
1 + 0.125 (1.125) 2
(1.125) 3 (1.125) 4
= 0.444 + 0.494 + 0.549 + 45.725 = $47.21
LG5 7-35 P/E Model and Cash Flow Valuation Suppose that a firm’s recent earnings per
LG7 share and dividend per share are $2.50 and $1.30, respectively. Both are expected to grow
at 8 percent. However, the firm’s current P/E ratio of 22 seems high for this growth rate.
The P/E ratio is expected to fall to 18 within five years. Compute a value for this stock by
first estimating the dividends over the next five years and the stock price in five years.
Then discount these cash flows using a 10 percent required rate.
Find the dividends in the next four years:
D1 = $1.30 × (1 + 0.08) = $1.404
D2 = $1.404 × (1 + 0.08) = $1.516
D3 = $1.516 × (1 + 0.08) = $1.638
D4 = $1.638 × (1 + 0.08) = $1.769
D5 = $1.769 × (1 + 0.08) = $1.910
Next, use equation 7-10 to calculate the stock price in year 5:
( E)
P5 = P
5
( E)
× E5 = P
5
× E 0 × (1 + g ) = 18 × $2.50 × (1.08) 5 = $66.12
5
Now find the present value of these cash flows using a 10% discount rate to get P0:
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D1 D2 D3 D4 D + P5
P0 = + + + + 5
1 + i (1 + i ) 2 (1 + i ) 3 (1 + i ) 4 (1 + i ) 5
= 1.404 / 1.10 + 1.516 / 1.10 2 + 1.638 / 1.10 3 + 1.769 / 1.10 4 + (1.910 + 66.12) / 1.10 5 = $47.21
LG5 7-36 P/E Model and Cash Flow Valuation Suppose that a firm’s recent earnings per
LG7 share and dividend per share are $2.75 and $1.60, respectively. Both are expected to grow
at 9 percent. However, the firm’s current P/E ratio of 23 seems high for this growth rate.
The P/E ratio is expected to fall to 19 within five years. Compute a value for this stock by
first estimating the dividends over the next five years and the stock price in five years.
Then discount these cash flows using an 11 percent required rate.
Find the dividends in the next four years:
D1 = $1.60 × (1 + 0.09) = $1.744
D2 = $1.744 × (1 + 0.09) = $1.901
D3 = $1.901 × (1 + 0.09) = $2.072
D4 = $2.072 × (1 + 0.09) = $2.258
D5 = $2.258 × (1 + 0.09) = $2.462
Next, use equation 7-10 to calculate the stock price in year 5:
P5 = P ( E) 5
( E)
× E5 = P
5
× E 0 × (1 + g ) = 19 × $2.75 × (1.09) 5 = $80.39
5
Now find the present value of these cash flows using an 11% discount rate to get P0:
D1 D2 D3 D4 D +P
P0 = + + + + 5 55
1 + i (1 + i ) 2
( 1 + i ) (1 + i ) (1 + i )
3 4
= 1.744 / 1.11 + 1.901 / 1.112 + 2.072 / 1.113 + 2.258 / 1.114 + (2.462 + 80.39) / 1.115 = $55.29
7-37 Excel Problem Spreadsheets are especially useful for computing stock value under
different assumptions. Consider a firm that is expected to pay the following dividends:
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1.20 $1.20 $1.50 $1.50 $1.75 $1.90 and grow at 5% thereafter
A. Using an 11 percent discount rate, what would be the value of this stock?
B. What is the value of the stock using a 10 percent discount rate? A 12 percent discount
rate?
C. What would the value be using a 6% growth rate after Year 6 instead of the 5% rate
using each of these three discount rates?
D. What do you conclude about stock valuation and its assumptions?
SOLUTION:
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Present
At 5% growth Value
11% 10% 12%
Discount Discount Discount
Year Dividend Rate Rate Rate
1 $1.20 $1.08 $1.09 $1.07
2 $1.20 $0.97 $0.99 $0.96
3 $1.50 $1.10 $1.13 $1.07
4 $1.50 $0.99 $1.02 $0.95
5 $1.75 $1.04 $1.09 $0.99
6 $1.90 $1.02 $1.07 $0.96
Terminal Price
6 @ 11% $33.25 $17.78
6 @ 10% $39.90 $22.52
6 @ 12% $28.50 $14.44
Sum = $23.97 $28.92 $20.44
Present
At 6% growth Value
11% 10% 12%
Discount Discount Discount
Year Dividend Rate Rate Rate
1 $1.20 $1.08 $1.09 $1.07
2 $1.20 $0.97 $0.99 $0.96
3 $1.50 $1.10 $1.13 $1.07
4 $1.50 $0.99 $1.02 $0.95
5 $1.75 $1.04 $1.09 $0.99
6 $1.90 $1.02 $1.07 $0.96
Terminal Price
6 @ 11% $40.28 $21.54
6 @ 10% $50.35 $28.42
6 @ 12% $33.57 $17.01
Sum = $27.73 $34.81 $23.01
A. From the table calculated in Excel, the value of the stock based on an 11%
discount rate would be $23.97.
B. From the table, the value of the stock based on a 10% discount rate would be
$28.92 and based on a 12% discount rate would be $20.44.
C. From the table, the value of the stock that grows at 6% (rather than 5%) in year 7
and after causes a higher stock value than a future 5% growth.
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D. Assumptions are crucially important in stock valuation. Minor changes in either
the discount rate or the growth assumption rate can have big impact on stock
valuation.
Research It
Stock Screener
Investors can choose from many thousands of stocks. The large number to choose from
can be quite daunting to new investors. Fortunately, some good stock screeners are
available for free on the Internet that will find only the kinds of companies the investor is
looking for. Looking for small value companies? A stock screen at Yahoo! Finance will
show all the stocks that meet the three criteria of (1) market capitalization between $250
million and $1 billion, (2) P/E ratio less than or equal to 10, and (3) a quick ratio greater
or equal to 1.0. In January of 2007, 86 firms met all three of these criteria. Yahoo! Finance
provides 19 screens like this one to choose from. Pick one of these pre-set screens.
Discuss the kinds of stocks the screen will find and report on those companies.
(http://screener.finance.yahoo.com/presetscreens.html)
SOLUTION: Consider the preset screen for Large Cap Value. The stock screener
description is as follows:
Stocks with market capitalizations greater than or equal to $5 billion with a price-
earnings ratio less than or equal to 15 and a quick ratio of greater than or equal to 1.0
Selecting this prescreen yields many of the big, mature firms you would expect, such as
ExxonMobil (XOM), Pfizer, Inc. (PFE), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Fedex Corp (FDX).
These are mature firms in their industry that command very large capitalization ($417
billion for XOM) and are favored investments for larger institutional investors. These
firms tends to be leaders in their industry and offer an attractive stream of dividends for
their investors.
Integrated Mini Case: Valuing Carnival Corporation
Carnival Corp. provides cruises to major vacation destinations. Carnival operates 79
cruise ships with a total capacity of 136,960 passengers in North America, Europe, the
United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand. The company also operates
hotels, sightseeing motor coaches and rail cars, and luxury day boats. These activities
generated earnings per share of $2.73 for 2006.
The stock price in January of 2007 was $51.95. The previous stock prices and dividends
are shown in the following table.
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2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Annual Dividend $0.42 $0.42 $0.42 $0.44 $0.52 $0.80 $1.025
5
Stock Price in January $40.30 $29.3 $24.9 $22.5 $42.2 $55.4 $50.58
5 6 9 6 4
Carnival is a firm in the General Entertainment industry, which is in the Services sector.
The following table shows some key statistics for Carnival, the industry, and the sector.
General
Key Statistic Carnival Entertainment Services Sector
P/E ratio 30.37 26.20 25.66
Dividend Yield 0.50% 2.09% 1.33%
Next 5-year Growth 15.0% 13.28% 13.44%
Use the various valuation models and relative value measures to assess whether Carnival
stock is correctly valued. Compute value estimates from multiple models. The
appropriate required rate of return is 15 percent.
It will be useful to calculate the stock price for January of 2007 from various methods to
compare to the actual value realized at the time, $51.95 per share.
Note that the growth rate is currently the same or higher than the discount rate, so the
constant growth rate model cannot be used.
(1) Determine the dividends to year 5 with the same growth rate that the dividends have
been growing and then use a terminal P/E ratio of 26 (which is a decline from the current
P/E of 30) to compute the future price. Then find the PV of these cash flows. So first,
determine the historical dividend growth rate:
Future value in 6 years = 1.025 = 0.42 × (1 + g ) ⇒ g = 16.03%
6
Now use this 16% growth rate to find the next five dividends:
D1 = $1.025 × (1 + 0.16) = $1.189
D2 = $1.189 × (1 + 0.16) = $1.379
D3 = $1.379 × (1 + 0.16) = $1.600
D4 = $1.600 × (1 + 0.16) = $1.856
D5 = $1.856 × (1 + 0.16) = $2.153
Next, use equation 7-10 to calculate the stock price in year 5:
( E)
P5 = P
5
( E)
× E5 = P
5
× E 0 × (1 + g ) = 26 × $2.73 × (1.16) 5 = $149.08
5
Now find the present value, P0, of these cash flows:
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D1 D2 D3 D4 D + P5
P0 = + + + + 5
1 + i (1 + i ) 2 (1 + i ) 3 (1 + i ) 4 (1 + i ) 5
= 1.189 / 1.15 + 1.379 / 1.15 2 + 1.600 / 1.15 3 + 1.856 / 1.15 4 + ( 2.153 + 149.08) / 1.15 5 = $79.38
(2) Now, use the variable valuation model, using equation 7-8. Assume that the growth
rate for 5 years is 15% and then it scales back to a 13.28%, the General Entertainment
industry growth rate, as its constant growth rate:
D 0 (1 + g 1 ) ( 1 + g 2 )
5
D 0 (1 + g 1 ) +
5
D0 (1 + g 1 ) D0 (1 + g 1 ) D (1 + g 1 ) D (1 + g 1 )
2 3 4
i − g2
P0 = + + 0 + 0 +
1+ i (1 + i ) 2 (1 + i ) 3 (1 + i ) 4 (1 + i ) 5
1.025(1 + 0.15) 1.025(1 + 0.15) 1.025(1 + 0.15) 1.025(1 + 0.15)
2 3 4
P0 = + + +
1 + 0.15 (1 + 0.15) 2
(1 + 0.15) 3
(1 + 0.15) 4
1.025(1 + 0.15) (1 + 0.1328)
5
1.025(1 + 0.15) +
5
+ 0.15 − 0.1328
(1 + 0.15) 5
= 4.10 + 68.53 = $72.63
(3) Note that the expected return from equation 7-7 is:
D1
Expected return = i = + g = 0.50% + 15.0% = 15.5%
P0
This is higher than the proposed discount rate of 15%. This suggests that the stock is
undervalued.
Given the results of (1), (2), and (3), and the current stock price of $51.95, Carnival
appears undervalued.
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