# Fight Finance

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The following equation is the Dividend Discount Model, also known as the 'Gordon Growth Model' or the 'Perpetuity with growth' equation.

$$P_{0} = \frac{C_1}{r_{\text{eff}} - g_{\text{eff}}}$$

What would you call the expression $C_1/P_0$?

A 10 year bond has a face value of $100, a yield of 6% pa and a fixed coupon rate of 8% pa, paid semi-annually. What is its price? The following equation is the Dividend Discount Model, also known as the 'Gordon Growth Model' or the 'Perpetuity with growth' equation. $$P_0=\frac{d_1}{r-g}$$ A stock pays dividends annually. It just paid a dividend, but the next dividend ($d_1$) will be paid in one year. According to the DDM, what is the correct formula for the expected price of the stock in 2.5 years? There are many ways to write the ordinary annuity formula. Which of the following is NOT equal to the ordinary annuity formula? Acquirer firm plans to launch a takeover of Target firm. The deal is expected to create a present value of synergies totaling$0.5 million, but investment bank fees and integration costs with a present value of $1.5 million is expected. A 10% cash and 90% scrip offer will be made that pays the fair price for the target's shares only. Assume that the Target and Acquirer agree to the deal. The cash will be paid out of the firms' cash holdings, no new debt or equity will be raised.  Firms Involved in the Takeover Acquirer Target Assets ($m) 60 10 Debt ($m) 20 2 Share price ($) 10 8 Number of shares (m) 4 1

Assume that the firms' debt and equity are fairly priced, and that each firms' debts' risk, yield and values remain constant. The acquisition is planned to occur immediately, so ignore the time value of money.

Calculate the merged firm's share price and total number of shares after the takeover has been completed.

The below screenshot of Microsoft's (MSFT) details were taken from the Google Finance website on 28 Nov 2014. Some information has been deliberately blanked out.

What was MSFT's market capitalisation of equity?

Who owns a company's shares? The:

A company conducts a 2 for 3 rights issue at a subscription price of $8 when the pre-announcement stock price was$9. Assume that all investors use their rights to buy those extra shares.

What is the percentage increase in the stock price and the number of shares outstanding? The answers are given in the same order.

The following quotes are most closely related to which financial concept?

• “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work” -Thomas Edison
• “The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary” -Vidal Sassoon
• “The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket” - Kin Hubbard

An Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock was purchased by an investor for $120 and one year later was sold for$150. A dividend of \$4 was also collected at the end of the year just before the stock was sold.

Which of the following statements about the stock investment is NOT correct? Ignore taxes.

Over the year, the investor made a:

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