What is the current value of these bonds?

s product line. They are tr Show more Stephan and Chris have decided to acquire CellU in order to expand TechUs product line. They are trying to decide how to finance the acquisition and are currently looking at financing it by issuing bonds. They want to examine their existing bond issues to get an overall picture of their debt financing and since they will have to pay off CellUs bonds after the acquisition they are reviewing those also. Help Stephan and Chris by answering the following questions. 1.) They are thinking about issuing 11 percent coupon bonds that will mature in 15 years. Market interest rates are 13 percent. What could they sell each of the bonds for? 2.) TechU issued 15 percent coupon bonds that have five years left until maturity. Market interest rates have fallen to 12 percent. What is the current value of each of these bonds? 3.) TechU issued 18 percent junk bonds 3 years ago. The bonds have 17 years remaining until they mature. The current market rate of interest for this type of speculative debt remains at 18 percent. What is the current value of these bonds? 4.) TechU issued two hundred $1000 par value bonds on September 30 2007. The bonds mature in 20 years and have an 8 percent semiannual coupon. a.) What is the value of the bond on September 30 2008 if the market interest rate on comparable debt is 8 percent? b.) What is the value of the bond on September 30 2008 if the market interest on comparable debt is 12 percent? c.) What is the value of the bond on September 30 2008 if the market interest on comparable debt is 5 percent? 5.) TechU just issued an 18-year 12 percent coupon bond for $1165.47. What is the current yield on this bond? What is the yield to maturity? 6.) TechU is also thinking about issuing five hundred 20-year zero-coupon bonds. The market interest rate is 12 percent. What is the value of each of these bonds? Show less

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