At the end of 2012, SeaScape Industries has 100,000 shares of common stock outstanding and had earnings available to the common shareholder of $200,000.
Tara Company, at the end of 2012 had 12,000 shares of common stock outstanding and had earned $25,000 for common shareholders.
SeaScape's earnings are expected to grow at an annual rate of 5% and Tara's growth rate per year is expected to be 10%. (15 points)
A. find out the earnings per share of SeaScape Industries for the next three (3) years (2013 - 2015) assuming that this is no merger.
B. find out the earnings per share of SeaScape Industries for the next three (3) years (2013 - 2015) assuming that it acquires Tara Company in 2012 at an exchange ratio of 1.1
C. Compare your findings in a) and b) above and indicate whether the acquisition would be favorable.