You are given the following estimated per share data related to the S&P Industries Index for the

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You are given the following estimated per share data related to the S&P Industries Index for the year 2013:

Sales ...........................$1,450.00

Depreciation ....................$58.00

Interest Expense ..............$28.00

You are also informed that the estimated operating profit (EBIT) margin is 12% and the tax rate is 32%.

a. Compute the estimated EPS for 2013.

b. Assume that a member of the research committee for your firm feels that it is important to consider a range of operating profit margin (OPM) estimates. Therefore, you are asked to derive both optimistic and pessimistic EPS estimates using 11% and 13% for the OPM and holding everything else constant.


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Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management

ISBN: 978-0538482387

10th Edition

Authors: Frank K. Reilly, Keith C. Brown

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