A broker offers to sell you shares of Bay Area Healthcare, which just paid a dividend of $2 per share. The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of 5 percent per year. The stock's required rate of return is 12 percent.
a. What is the expected dollar dividend over the next three years?
b. What is the current value of the stock and the expected stock price at the end of each of the next three years?
Lucas Clinic’s last dividend (D0) was $1.50. Its current equilibrium
stock price is $15.75, and its expected growth rate is a constant 5
percent. If the stockholders’ required rate of return is 15 percent, what is the expected dividend yield and expected capital gains yield for the coming year?