# MGT201 VU Assignment No 2 Spring 2012 Solution

Calculate the value of a Rs. 5,000 (par value) bond paying interest at an annual coupon interest rate of 10% with 10 years maturity and the required return on similar‐risk bonds is currently a 12% annual rate paid annually.

Value of Bond Vb = INT(PVIFA Kd,N) + M(PVIF Kd,N)
We have M=Maturity value of bond = 5000,
Coupon =10% annual. So INT = 10%*5000 = \$500 & Kd=12% = Current Int rate
Period N=10yrs
Putting values we get
Vb=500*(PVIFA 12%,10) + 5000(PVIF 12%,10)
ie Vb = 500*[1/Kd – 1/{Kd(1+Kd)^N}] + 5000*(1/(1+Kd)^N
ie Vb = 500*[1/12% – 1/{12%*(1+12%)^10}] + 5000*(1/(1+12%)^10)
ie Vb = 500*(1/12% – 2.6831) + 5000*0.32197
ie Vb = 2825.11 + 1609.85
ie Vb= \$4434.96
So Current Market value of Bond is \$4434.96

Using the basic equation of capital asset pricing model (CAPM), solve followings for the unknown.
1. Find the risk free rate of return with a required rate of return of 18% anda beta of 1.50 when the market return is 16%.
2. Find the beta for a stock with a required rate of return of 15% when the risk free rate of return and market risk premium are 10% and 2.5%respectively.

1. Find the risk free rate of return with a required rate of return of 18% anda beta of 1.50 when the market return is 16%.

Required return Ks =Risk-free rate + Market risk premium* beta
So Ks = kRF + Beta (Market Return-kRF) = kRF – kRF*Beta + Beta*Market Return
ie kRF = (Ks – Beta*Mkt Return)/(1-Beta)
we have Ks = 18%, Beta = 1.50, Mkt Return = 16%

SO kRF = (18% -1.5*16%)/(1-1.5) = 6%/0.5 = 12%
SO kRF = 12%……………….Ans (1)

2. Find the beta for a stock with a required rate of return of 15% when therisk free rate of return and market risk premium are 10% and 2.5%respectively.

Required return Ks =Risk-free rate + Market risk premium* beta
So Beta = (Ks – kRF)/MRP
We have Ks = 15%, kRF = 10% & MRP = 2.5%
So Beta = (15%-10%)/2.5% = 2.0…….Ans (2)

Company has recently paid annual dividend of Rs.1.50 per common share this year. The Company expects earnings and dividends to grow at a rate of 7% per year for the anticipated future. What required rate of return for this stock would result in a price per share of Rs. 32?

Do=1.50
growth rate g =7%
Price expected P1=32
We require Rate of Return Ks

Now we know that Stock Price P1 = D1/(Ks-g) = Do*(1+g)/(Ks-g)
Solving for Ks, we get
Ks-g = D0(1+g)/P1
ie Ks = g + D0*(1+g)/P1 = 7% + 1.50*(1+7%)/32 = 0.12 = 12%
So required rate of return for this stock is Ks = 12%