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# Quiz

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1. Calculate the value of a stock that paid a \$1 dividend last year, if nc:n year's
dividend will be 5% higher and the stock will sell for \$13.45 at year-end. The
required return is 13.2%.

2. A stock recently paid a dividend of \$1.00 which is expected to grow at 5% per
year. The requited rate of return of 13.2%. Calculate the value of this stock
assuming that it will be priced at \$14.12 two years from now.

3. A company's \$100 par preferred stock pays a \$5.00 annual dividend and has
a required return of 8%. Calculate the value of the preferred stock.

4. Calculate the value of a stock that paid a \$2 dividend last year, if dividends
are expected to grow at 5% forever and the required return on equity is 12%.

5. Using the data from the previous exercise, calculate how much of the
estimated stock value is due to dividend growth.

6. Green, Inc., is expected to pay dividends equal to 25% of earnings. Green's
ROE is 21%. Calculate and interpret its sustainable growth rate.

7. A firm currently pays no dividend but is expected to pay a dividend at the end
of Year 4. Year 4 earnings are expected to be \$1.64, and the firm will maintain
a payout ratio of 50%. Assuming a constant growth rate of 5% and a required
rate of return of 10%, estimate the current value of this stock.

8. Consider a stock with dividends that are expected to grow at 20% per year
for four years, after which they are expected to grow at 5% per year,
indefinitely. The last dividend paid was \$1.00, and k, = 10%. Calculate the
value of this stock using the multistage growth model.

9. A firm has an expected dividend payout ratio of 60%, a required rate of
return of 11%, and an expected dividend gmwth rate of 5%. Calculate the
firm's fundamental (justified) leading P/E ratio.

10. Holt Industries makes decorative items. The figures below are for Holt and its
industry.

Holt Industries Industry Average
Dividend Payout Ratio 25% 16%
Sales growth 7.5% 3.9%
Total Debt to Equity 113% 68%

Which of these factors suggest a higher fundamental P/E ratio for Holt?

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11. Knappa Valley Winery's (KVW) most recent FCFF is \$5,000,000. KVW's target
debt-to-equity ratio is 0.25. The market value of the firm's debt is
\$10,000,000, and KVW has 2,000,000 shares of common stock outstanding.
The firm's tax rate is 40%, the shareholders require a return of 16% on their
investment, the firm's before-tax cost of debt is 8%, and the expected long-
term growth rate in FCFF is 5%. Calculate the value of the firm and the value
per share of the equity.

12. Ridgeway Construction currently operating at a target debt-to-equity ratio of
0.4. The expected return on the market is 9%, the risk free rate is 4%, and
Ridgeway has a beta of 1.5. The expected growth rate of FCFE is 4.5%.
Calculate the value of Ridgeway stock.

13. Consider a July 40 call and a July 40 put, both on a stock that is currently
selling for \$37/share. Calculate how much these options are in or out of the
money.

14. Assume that you own a call option on the S&P 500 Index with w exercise
price equal to 950. The multiplier for this contract is 250. Compute the payoff
on this option, assuming that the index is 962 at expiration.

15. Assume you bought a 60-day call option on 90-day LIBOR with a notional
principal of \$1 million and a strike rate of 5%. Compute the payment that you
will receive if 90-day LIBOR is 6% at contract expiration, and determine
when the payment will be received.

16. Consider a call option with a strike price of \$50. Compute the intrinsic value
of this option for stock prices of \$55, \$50, and \$45.

17. Suppose that both a call option and a put option have been written on a stock
with an exercise price of \$40. The current stock price is \$42, and the call and
put premiums are \$3 and \$0.75, respectively. CaIculate the profit to the long
and short positions for both the put and the call with an expiration day stock
price of \$35 and with a price at expiration of \$43.

18. At expiration, the value of a call option must equal:
A. the larger of the strike price less the stock price or zero.
B. the stock price minus the strike price, or arbitrage will occur.
C. the larger of zero, or the stock's price less the strike price.

19. 7. An investor writes a covered call on a \$40 stock with an exercise price of
\$50 for a premium of \$2. The investor's maximum:
A. gain will be \$12.
B. loss will be \$40.
C. loss will be unlimited.

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## 20. Which of the following combinations of options and underlying investments

have similarly shaped profit/loss diagrams? A:
A. covered call, and a short stock combined with a long call.
B. short put option combined with a long call option, and a protective put.
C. long call option combined with a short put option, and a long stock
position.

21. A put with a strike price of \$75 sells for \$10. Which of the following
statements is least accurate? The greatest:
A. profit the writer of the put option can make is \$10.
B. profit the buyer of a put option can make is \$65.
C. loss the writer of a put option can have is \$75.

22. An investor will likely exercise a put option when the price of the stock is:
A. above the strike price.
B. below the strike price plus the premium.
C. below the strike price.

23. A put with a strike price of \$75 sells for \$10. Which of the following
statements is ltast accurate? The greatest:
A. profit the writer of the put option can make is \$10.
B. profit the buyer of a put option can make is \$65.
C. loss the writer of a put option can have is \$75.

24. Which of the following is the riskiest single-option transaction?
A. Writing a call.
C. Writing a put.

25. An investor buys a put on a stock selling for \$60, with a strike price of \$55 for
a \$5 premium. The maximum gain is:
A. \$50.
B. \$55.
c. \$60.

26. A call option sells for \$4 on a \$25 stock with a strike price of \$30. Which of
the following statements is least accurate?
A. At expiration, the buyer of the call will not make a profit unless the stock's
price exceeds \$30.
B. At expiration, the writer of the call will only experience a net loss if the
price of the stock exceeds \$34.
C. A covered call position at these prices has a maximum gain of \$9 and the
maximum loss of the stock price less the premium.