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Bond

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 each year during the life of the bond. If the required...

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Bonds

BOND PROBLEM SOLUTIONS 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. PV = 1000; N = 6; PMT = 140; FV = 1090; CPT I/Y I/Y = 15.02% 2. You just purchased...

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Bonds

NAME: MASSAWE BARAKA, REG. NO: 2010-04-03894. 12 FINANCE 202 INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT UDBS Consider a 10 year bond that has a face value shs 1000, a coupon rate of 6% and pays interest once a year. (a)Suppose person A bought this bond at par when it was initially issued and sold it 1 year later to person B for shs 1024.What is B’s total return? Soln Total return =[ Interest paid +(selling price – buying price)]/buying price Given; Annual interest paid = coupon rate x par value, coupon...

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Bonds: Bond and Cash Flow

BONDS Bonds 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. Zeros - bonds that pay only par value at maturity; no coupons. Junk bonds - speculative...

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Bond Valuation

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 is called par value. A bond / debenture is generally issued at a par value and...

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Bonds and Shares

borrowing money by issuing bonds is that interest payments, unlike dividends, are tax-deductible. But interest has to be paid even in a year in which a company makes no profit, so it is safer to have equity capital as well, on which no dividends need be paid if there are no profits. 4/29/2014 3 4 • What are differences between bonds and shares? Stocks and Bonds Which security is better? 4/29/2014 4/29/2014 5 1 4/29/2014 STRUCTURE BONDS - a form of debt with...

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Stocks and Bonds

In the financial markets, the most common forms of marketable securities are stocks and bonds. Though they have some similarities to each other, they differ greatly in many aspects. Broadly speaking, both financial instruments enable one to invest in corporations, public and/or private, with possible profitable returns in the future. Stocks (or shares), by definition, are shares of ownership in a company. By purchasing stocks in a company, the investor becomes a part owner, and thereby owns a percentage...

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international bonds

Tutorial 2 Q1. Why do most international bonds have high Moody’s or Standard & Poor’s credit ratings? Credit Rating is a social intermediary service to provide credit information and reference for the community. Credit rating is aim to show the size of a credit default risk the rating object, rating agencies focus on financial conditions and historical data to give the overall valuation of object. Currently, credit rating on the issue of international bonds is the popular investment risk valuation...

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Bond Valuation

Assignment for Week -2 Chapter 5 (5 - 9) Bond Valuation and Interest Rate Risk Bond L Bond S INS = $100 INS = $100 M = $1,000 M = $1,000 N = 15 Years N = 1 Year a) 1) rd = 5% VBL = INT/ (1 + rd)t + M/ (1 + rd)N =INT [1/rd – 1/ rd(1 + rd)N ] + M/ (1 + rd)N =$100 [1/0.05 – 1/ 0.05(1 + 0.05)15] + $1,000/ (1 + 0.05)15 ...

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Stock and Bond

stocks and bonds which can be a sign of the company’s financial standing in a market. Since investors are risk averse and they would not like to put their money on stocks and bonds of a struggling company, but they would like to put their money on stocks and bonds of a stable and a progressing company. Investors benefit from company’s profit in the form of dividend when they buy a company’s stocks and investors can get higher or lower yield based on the bonds. This is the rationale behind bonds’ and stocks’...

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