Consider the following information:
Davis
Chili's Bagwell Company
Return on equity (ROE) 15.40% 10.30%
Plowback ratio 0.47 0.82
Sustainable growth 6.90% 8.10%
a. What would the sustainable growth rate be if Davis Chili's plowback ratio rose to the same value as Bagwell Company? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
Sustainable growth rate %
b. What would the sustainable growth rate be if Davis Chili's return on equity were only 14.4%? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
Sustainable growth rate %