AT&T, Dell, and IBM - 20000

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AT&T, Dell, and IBM

Week four: assignment 3

 

Week 4:  You are given the following data on bonds from

AT&T, Dell, and IBM. Each bond has a par value of $1000.

AT&T 

Dell     

IBM

Coupon           

6.80    

6.50    

8.375%

 

Maturity          

05/15/2036     

04/15/2038     

11/01/2019

 

Frequency       

Semiannual     

Semiannual     

Semiannual

 

Rating 

A        

A-       

A+

 

1.        Calculate the value of the bond if your required return is 5 percent on AT&T, 6.5 percent on Dell, and 8 percent on IBM.

2.        Determine the yield to maturity (YTM) on the bonds given the following prices.

 

           

AT&T 

Dell     

IBM

 

Price   

$1,060.00       

$1,016.57       

$1,307.78

 

1.        Based on each bond’s ratings and your determination of its yield to maturity

explain how you rank each bond for risk and return.

 

2.       Assume you had $10,000 to invest.  How many of each bond would you have?

·         What dollar amount of interest would each bond return on the investment for the next year?

·         What would your percentage return be for the year, that is, your  interest payments divided by the total amount invested?

You must submit your  backup in Excel or other supporting documentation showing how answers were

reached.

 

 

 

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