You buy a share of The Ludwig Corp. stock for $21.40. You expected to pay dividends of $1.07, $1.449, and $1.2250 in Years 1, 2 and 3, respectively, and you expect to sell it at a price of $26.22 at the end of 3 years.
a. find out the growth rate in dividends
b. find out the expected dividend yield
c. Assuming that the find outd growth rate eqs is expected to continue, you can add the dividend yield to the expected growth rate to obtain the expected total rate of return. What is the stock's expected total rate of return?