The Altoona Company issued a 25-year bond 5 years ago with a face value of $1,000. The bond pays interest semiannually at a 10% annual rate. a. What is the bonds price today if the interest rate on comparable new issues is 12%? b. What is the price today if the interest rate is 8%? c. Explain the results of

The Altoona Company issued a 25-year bond 5 years ago with a face value of $1,000. The bond pays interest semiannually at a 10% annual rate.

a. What is the bond’s price today if the interest rate on comparable new issues is 12%?

b. What is the price today if the interest rate is 8%?

c. Explain the results of parts (a) and (b) in terms of opportunities available to investors.

d. What is the price today if the interest rate is 10%?

e. Comment on the answer to part (d).

Face Value
Face value is a financial term used to describe the nominal or dollar value of a security, as stated by its issuer. For stocks, the face value is the original cost of the stock, as listed on the certificate. For bonds, it is the amount paid to the...

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