# finance

If our company's bank loan has a 12 interest rate, what is our effective, after-tax interest cost? Assume the tax rate = 38%
If our preferred stock is paying a contractual \$1.85 annual dividend and has current market price of \$13.50, what is our cost of preferred stock?
A company pays a common stock dividend of \$1.96. The stock's current price is 447.50 per share. Compute the cost of common equity.
The return on long-term US government securities (30 year Treasuries) = 5.25%. The projected 15-year average return of S&P 500 stocks is 6.05%. The stock we wish to invest in has a "beta" of 1.065. What does the CAPM formula say our cost of equity is? How risky is this stock as an investment?

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