Harris Company must set its investment and dividend policies for the coming year. It has three independent

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Harris Company must set its investment and dividend policies for the coming year. It has three independent projects from which to choose, each of which requires a $3 million investment. These projects have different levels of risk, and therefore different costs of capital. Their projected IRRs and costs of capital are as follows:
Project A: Cost of capital = 17%; IRR = 20%
Project B: Cost of capital = 13%; IRR = 10%
Project C: Cost of capital = 7%; IRR = 9%
Harris intends to maintain its 35% debt and 65% common equity capital structure, and its net income is expected to be $4,750,000. If Harris maintains its residual dividend policy (with all distributions in the form of dividends), what will its payout ratio be?
Cost Of Capital
Cost of capital refers to the opportunity cost of making a specific investment . Cost of capital (COC) is the rate of return that a firm must earn on its project investments to maintain its market value and attract funds. COC is the required rate of...
Dividend
A dividend is a distribution of a portion of company’s earnings, decided and managed by the company’s board of directors, and paid to the shareholders. Dividends are given on the shares. It is a token reward paid to the shareholders for their...
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Intermediate Financial Management

ISBN: 978-1285850030

12th edition

Authors: Eugene F. Brigham, Phillip R. Daves

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