CFA Level 1 Exam
Question No. 1
Jackson Corporation is evaluating the following four independent, investment opportunities:
Project CostRate of Return
Jackson's target capital structure is 60 percent debt and 40 percent equity. The yield to maturity on the company's debt is 10 percent. Jackson will incur flotation costs for a new equity issuance of 12 percent. The growth rate is a constant 6 percent. The stock price is currently $35 per share for each of the 10,000 shares outstanding. Jackson expects to earn net income of $100,000 this coming year and the dividend payout ratio will be 50 percent. If the company's tax rate is 30 percent, then which of the projects will be accepted?
Choose the correct option from the given list.
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