1) Which of the given amounts is closest to what must be paid for Overland common stock? Overland has just paid the dividend of $2.25. These dividends are expected to increase at the rate of 5% in predictable future. Required rate of return is 11%
2) On July 1, 2011, taxpayer enters into the 36-month lease. Terms of lease need taxpayer to pay $1,000 a month. Based on value of automobile, inclusion amounts for 2011, 2012, and 2013 are $313, $590, and $602, respectively. If taxpayer uses car 70% for business, determine the net amount that can be deducted for lease expense in 2012?
3) What kind of security is tax deductibility a characteristic? EPS dilution is the characteristic concern with equity (stock) or debt securities? Is cost of debt financing higher or lower than equity financing? Describe why?