# Risk and return problem sets

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(excel spreadsheet and problem 9-33)

Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 7 in Microsoft® Excel®:

• 7-21 Compute Bond Price Compute the price of a 3.8 percent coupon bond with 15 years left to maturity and a market interest rate of 6.8 percent. (Assume interest payments are semiannual.) Is this a discount or premium bond? (LG7-4)
• 7-27 Yield to Maturity A 5.65 percent coupon bond with 18 years left to maturity is offered for sale at \$1,035.25. What yield to maturity is the bond offering? (Assume interest payments are semiannual.)

Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 8 in Microsoft® Excel®:

• 8-19   Value a Constant Growth Stock Financial analysts forecast Safeco Corp.’s (SAF) growth rate for the future to be 8 percent. Safeco’s recent dividend was \$0.88. What is the value of Safeco stock when the required return is 12 percent?
• 8-21   Expected Return Ecolap Inc. (ECL) recently paid a \$0.46 dividend. The dividend is expected to grow at a 14.5 percent rate. At a current stock price of \$44.12, what is the return shareholders are expecting?

Complete the following problem sets from Chapter 9 in Microsoft® Excel®:

9-33  Risk, Return, and Their Relationship Consider the following annual returns of Estee Lauder and Lowe’s Companies:

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