1) 7 years ago XYZ Inc. issued the series of= $1,000 bonds (i.e. Par = $1,000) @ 10% compounded semi-annually for a term of 30 years. In addition, the bonds are callable with the call premium of two coupon payments. Today, market rate is= 10% and each single bond is trading for= $844.76. If XYZ Inc. wishes to increase new debt today, what would XYZ’s marginal cost of debt? Suppose no important change in XYZ’s bond rating.
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2) Data is given; compute adjusted gross income (AGI) for Sam Jackson’s family. Determine their total itemized deductions? How many personal exemptions do they get, and how much does that save them in taxes if each exemption is worth= $3,650 and they are in the 15% marginal tax bracket?
3) Firm X produces gadgets. Price of gadgets is $2 each. Firm X has total fixed costs of= $1,000,000 and variable costs of= $1 per gadget. Corporate tax rate is= 40%. If economy is strong, firm will sell 2,000,000 gadgets. If economy enters the recession, firm will sell only half as many gadgets. If economy enters the recession, determine the after-tax profit of firm A?