finance multi-part question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
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College of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Corporate Finance (FIN201)
Deadline for students: (4/02/2023@ 23:59)
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Assignment Questions: (Marks: 15)
Q1. Here is a forecast of sales by National Bromide for the first 4 months of 2022 (figures in thousands of dollars):
On average, 50% of credit sales are paid for in the current month, 30% in the next month, and the remainder in the month after that. What are the expected cash collections in months 3 and 4? (Enter your answers in whole dollars not in thousands of dollars.) (5 Marks) (Ch 19)
Q2. Reactive Power Generation has the following capital structure. Its corporate tax rate is 21%.
What is its WACC? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places.) (3 Marks) (Ch 13)
Q3. Nodebt Inc. is a firm with all-equity financing. Its equity beta is 0.80. The Treasury bill rate is 4%, and the market risk premium is expected to be 10%.
a. What is Nodebt’s asset beta? (1 Mark) (Ch 13)
b. What is Nodebt’s WACC? (1 Mark) (Ch 13)
Q4. World Enterprises is determined to report earnings per share of $2.80. It therefore acquires the Wheelrim and Axle Company. There are no gains from merging. In exchange for Wheelrim and Axle shares, World Enterprises issues just enough of its own shares to ensure its $2.80 earnings per share objective.
Complete the table below for the merged firm. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round “Price per share” and “Price-earnings ratio” to 2 decimal places and other answers to the nearest whole number.) (2 Marks) (Ch 21)
How many shares of World Enterprises are exchanged for each share of Wheelrim and Axle?
(1 Mark) (Ch 21)
What is the cost of the merger to World Enterprises? (1 Mark) (Ch 21)
What is the change in the total value of the World Enterprises shares that were outstanding before the merger? (1 Mark) (Ch 21)