1. Six years ago, The Corzine Company sold a 20-year bond issue with a 14 percent annual coupon rate and a 9 percent call premium. Today, Corzine called the bonds. The bonds originally were sold at their face value of $1,000. Compute the realized rate of return for investors who purchased the bonds when they were issued and who surrender them today in exchange for the call price.

2. You just purchased a bond which matures in 5 years. The bond has a face value of $1,000, and has an 8 percent annual coupon. The bond has a current yield of 8.21 percent. What is the bond’s yield to maturity?

3. The Dass Company’s bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually; the bonds have a $1,000 par value; and the coupon interest rate is 9 percent. What is the yield to maturity at a current market price of $829? Would you pay $829 for one of these bonds if you thought that the appropriate rate of return was 12 percent?

PV = 829; N = 4; FV = 1000; PMT =90; CPT I/Y
I/Y = 14.99%
YES, IF YOU THOUGHT THE APPROPRIATE RATE WAS 12%, YOUR PV WOULD ACTUALLY BE HIGHER MEANING YOU WOULD BE WILLING TO PAY MORE THAN $829.

4. Sitel Inc. has a bond which matures in 7 years and currently sells for $1,020. The bond has a face value of $1,000 and a yield to maturity of 10.5883 percent. The bond pays coupons semiannually. What is the bond’s current yield?

...perpetual bond is currently selling for RS. 95/-. The coupon rate of interest is 13.5%. The approximate discount rate is 15%. The value of the bond and the YTM is:
(a) Rs. 90/- and 14.2% Value is (13.5*15%=90) and YTM is ((13.5/95)*100=14.21%)
(b) Rs. 100/- and 13.5%
(c) Rs. 90 and 15%
(d) Rs. 90/- and 13.5%
902. In 2001, Meridian Ltd. has issued bonds of Rs. 10,000/-each due in 2011 with a 14% per annum coupon rate payable at the end of...

...BONDSBonds pay fixed coupon (interest) payments at fixed intervals (usually every six months) and pay the par value at maturity.
Par value = $1,000
Coupon = 6.5% or par value per year,
or $65 per year ($32.50 every six months).
Maturity = 28 years (matures in 2032).
Issued by AT&T.
Types of Bonds
Debentures - unsecured bonds.
Subordinated debentures - unsecured “junior” debt.
Mortgage bonds - secured bonds....

...Value of Money to Security Valuation – Valuation of Bonds and Debt Securities
A bond or a debenture is a long term debt instrument carrying a fixed rate of interest which is known to investors. A bond is redeemable after a specified period.
Bonds are also called gilt edged securities or gilt when issued by the government since it is free of default risk.
Features of a Bond or Debenture
• Face Value – Face value...

...March 16, 2012
Part One: Vanilla Bonds
Abstract
Understanding how to properly value a vanilla bond is essential for finance (ctuonline.edu). In theory, the present value relationship determines the value of a bond, but in practice the actual price is (typically) determined by suggestions from other, more liquid mechanisms. The purpose of this work will be to research bonds offered by Safeway (SWY), analyze them, and then decide...

...Week 3 Time Value of Money and Valuing Bonds
Chapter 6
55. Amortization with Equal Payments Prepare an amortization schedule for a five-year loan of $36,000. The interest rate is 9 percent per year, and the loan calls for equal annual payments. How much interest is paid in the third year?
Answer: $2,108.52
56. Amortization with Equal Principal Payments Rework Problem 55 assuming that the loan agreement calls for a principal reduction of $7,200 every year instead of equal...

...BONDS
COMPUTING THE COUPON RATE, PRICE, YIELD AND YTM OF A BOND
Compute the coupon rate of a bond:
Divide the coupon by the face value of the bond.
Example: A bond has a $1,000 face value, a market price of $1,115, and pays interest payments of $90 every year. What is the coupon rate?
Coupon Rate = Coupon/Face Value
Coupon Rate = $90/$1,000=9%
Compute the current price of a bond (annual coupon...

...marks) The yield to maturity on a bond is:
(a) based on the assumption that any payments received are reinvested at the coupon rate of return.
(b) based on the assumption that any payments received are reinvested at the current yield.
(c) below the coupon rate when the bond sells at a discount, and above the coupon rate when the bond sells at a premium.
(d) none of the above.
B. (2 marks) In which one of the following...

...The corporate bond market is “thin” compared to the market for money market securities or corporate stocks.
a) true
Prices in the corporate bond market tend to be less volatile than prices of securities sold in markets with greater trading volumes.
a) False
All other things being equal, a given change in the interest rates will have a greater impact on the price of a low-coupon bond than a higher-coupon bond with the same maturity.
a)...

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