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## Other Fields Homework Help Finance Topic started by: EpiscoWhat on Nov 20, 2017

 Title: Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of 8.6%, ... Post by: EpiscoWhat on Nov 20, 2017 Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of 8.6%, and a B rating.  The corresponding risk-free rate is 3% and the market risk premium is 6%.  Assuming a normal economy, the expected return on Rearden Metal's debt is closest to:A) 0.6%   B) 1.6%C) 4.6%D) 6.0% Title: Re: Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of ... Post by: EgorGruzdev on Nov 20, 2017 CExplanation:  C) rd = rrf + β(rm - rrf) = 3% + 0.26(6%) = 4.56% Title: Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of 8.6%, ... Post by: EpiscoWhat on Nov 20, 2017 Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of 8.6%, and a B rating.  The bondholders expected loss rate in the event of default is 50%.  Assuming a normal economy the expected return on Rearden Metal's debt is closest to:A) 0.6%   B) 1.6%C) 4.6%D) 6.0% Title: Re: Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of ... Post by: EgorGruzdev on Nov 20, 2017 DExplanation:  D) rd = ytm - prob(default) × loss rate = 8.6% - 5.2%(50%) = 6.00% Title: Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of 8.6%, ... Post by: johnpaech on Nov 20, 2017 Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of 8.6%, and a B rating.  The bondholders expected loss rate in the event of default is 50%.  Assuming the economy is in recession, then the expected return on Rearden Metal's debt is closest to:A) 0.6%   B) 1.6%C) 4.6%D) 6.0% Title: Re: Rearden Metal has a bond issue outstanding with ten years to maturity, a yield to maturity of ... Post by: pbrown223 on Nov 20, 2017 AExplanation:  A) rd = ytm - prob(default) × loss rate = 8.6% - 16.0%(50%) = 0.6%