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# Risk, return, and their relationship

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What is the value of Safeco stock when the required return is 12 percent?

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### Risk, return, and their relationship

1. 1. FIN 370 Week 3 Risk and Return Problem Sets (7-21,7- 27,8-19,8-21,9-33) Click Here to Buy the Tutorial http://www.uopfin370.com/product-40-FIN-370-Week-3- Risk-and-Return-Problem-Sets-(7-21,7-27,8-19,8-21,9- 33) For more course tutorials visit www.uopfin370.com FIN 370 Week 3 Risk and Return Problem Sets Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 7 in Microsoft® Excel®: • 7-21 • 7-27 Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 8 in Microsoft® Excel®: • 8-19 • 8-21 Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 9 in Microsoft® Excel®: • 9-33 Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 7 in Microsoft® Excel®: • After reviewing this information, a creditor or investor must be able to compare this company to the industry totals. By comparing how this company compares to other companies similar to it, a person can see if it is competitive and worth taking a risk. Running ratios will also show if the company is capable of paying off any debts it has or if it can acquire the needed cash in case of emergencies. Overall as an investor, I would say this company would be worth investing in. . (Assume interest payments are semiannual.) Is this a discount or premium bond? • 7-27 Yield to Maturity A 5.65 percent coupon bond with 18 years left to maturity is offered for sale at \$1,035.25. What yield to maturity is the bond offering? (Assume interest payments are semiannual.) Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 8 in Microsoft® Excel®: • 8-19
2. 2. Value a Constant Growth Stock Financial analysts forecast Safeco Corp.’s (SAF) growth rate for the future to be 8 percent. Safeco’s recent dividend was \$0.88. What is the value of Safeco stock when the required return is 12 percent? • 8-21 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? Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 9 in Microsoft® Excel®: • 9-33 Risk, Return, and Their Relationship Consider the following annual returns of Estee Lauder and Lowe’s Companies (Table Attached)