The Cost of Capital
Canyon Drilling, Inc. has just come under new management. One of the first things the new management wants to accomplish is to identify its capital structure and the cost of additional funding, if needed.
According to the accounting department, the current balance sheet is accurate and reflects the financial structure of the company. They have also calculated the marginal tax rate to be 40%. The company’s beta is currently 1.15.
Your Chief Financial Officer, Marge, has also provided you the following information about the market and the company’s financials:
3,600 par value ($1,000) bonds outstanding. All have a 7% coupon, and will mature in 20 years. Market value is currently $1,050 and interest is paid once a year.
The company has 40,000 shares of common stock outstanding, and has a market price of $50 per share. The stock last paid a dividend of $1.40 and had a constant growth of 5% per year.
The company has 7,500 shares of 5% preferred stock outstanding. All have $100 par value and are selling for $80 per share.
Floatation costs: Debt = 4%, Equity = 5%
Market risk premium = 7%
Risk free rate = 4%
In an executive summary of 3 to 5 pages, submit your findings from the above-noted requirements in a Microsoft Word or Excel document. Use an MS Excel document to illustrate your calculations.
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