# FIN 500 WeekSeven Homework

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Problem 1

Suppose a dividend of \$1.25 was paid. The stock has a required rate of return of 11.2% and investors expect the dividend to grow at a constant rate of 10%. Complete parts (a) through (e) below.

a) Compute D0, D1, D2,D3 and D7.

b) Compute the present value of the dividends for t = 3 years.

c) Compute the current market price.

Problem 2

Suppose a dividend that pays at \$1.07 has a growth rate of 20% for the first 3 years. After the 3 years, there is a long-run growth rate of 8%. The stock has a required rate of return of 12.4%. Find the current market price of a share of common stock.

Problem 3

Assume the beta coefficient for a company’s stock is?= 0.2, the risk-free rate of return, rRF, is 8% and the required rate of return on the market, rM, is 14%. Assume the dividend expected during the coming year is D1 = \$2.50 and the growth rate is a constant 7%. Compute the price at which the company’s stock should sell.

Problem 4

A stock is expected to pay a dividend of \$0.75 at the end of the year. The required rate of return is rs = 10.5%, and the expected constant growth rate is g = 6.4%. What is the stock’s current price?