The following financial information regarding Wick Industries is available: Wick would like to increase its return to stockholders. To do
Wick would like to increase its return to stockholders. To do so, it wants to increase its debt to assets ratio to 0.70 by issuing debt and buying back common stock.
a. Calculate Wick's current debt to equity, debt to assets, and times interest earned ratios.
b. How much debt would Wick have to issue to buy enough common stock to raise its debt to assets ratio to 0.70?
c. What would concern you about Wick's plan?
Common stock is an equity component that represents the worth of stock owned by the shareholders of the company. The common stock represents the par value of the shares outstanding at a balance sheet date. Public companies can trade their stocks on...
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