# Quiz 13: Corporate Applications

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Q 1Q 1

We will assume that Nathans, Inc. has 3-year zero-coupon debt outstanding, which will pay $200 at maturity. The assets are valued at $175, σ = 0.20, r = 0.04, and the company does not pay a dividend. Using a Black-Scholes model, what is the value of the equity?
A) $23.05
B) $43.05
C) $63.05
D) $83.05

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A

Q 2Q 2

Jessie, Inc. has 4-year zero-coupon bonds outstanding, which will pay $1,000 at maturity. The assets are valued at $900, σ = 0.25, r = 0.045, and the company does not pay a dividend. Using a Black-Scholes model, what is the yield on debt?
A) 4.68%
B) 6.48%
C) 8.46%
D) 8.64%

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B

Q 3Q 3

Compute the yield on debt given a 10-year zero-coupon bond paying $500 at maturity. Assume the asset value is $450, σ = 0.35, r = 0.06, and no dividend is paid.
A) 6.62%
B) 7.26%
C) 8.26%
D) 9.62%

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C

Q 4Q 4

What is the expected return on equity using the Black-Scholes formula, given a zero-coupon bond that pays $250 at maturity in 4 years? Assume assets are worth $200, r = 0.05, σ = 0.30, and no dividend is paid. The return on assets is 11.5%.
A) 10.27%
B) 14.27%
C) 18.27%
D) 22.27%

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Q 5Q 5

What is the difference in the expected returns on equity when using a Black-Scholes formula versus a traditional weighted average formula? Assume r

_{A }= 0.12, r_{f }= 0.06, asset value = $170, equity value = $45, debt to value ratio = 0.55, and delta = 0.6500. A) 1.00% B) 1.20% C) 1.40% D) 1.60%Free

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Q 6Q 6

James, Inc. has zero-coupon outstanding debt maturing in 8 years. In rank of seniority, each pays at maturity $20 million, $15 million, and $40 million. Assume asset value = $60 million, r = 0.05, σ = 0.28, and no dividend is paid. What is the yield on the $15 million subordinate debt?
A) 5.72%
B) 6.72%
C) 7.72%
D) 8.72%

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Q 7Q 7

Daniels, Inc. has assets valued at $2 million and 50,000 outstanding shares. A 5-year zero- coupon bond exists, which pays $400,000 at maturity. The bond is convertible into 10,000 shares. Assume σ = 0.30, r = 0.055, and no dividend is paid. What is the value of the bond?
A) $402,672
B) $452,172
C) $415,022
D) $385,172

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Q 8Q 8

Willco, Inc. issues compensation options with the following terms. Strike = $45, price = $42.00, σ = 0.48, r = 0.05, div = 0.02. What is the value of the option if it will be repriced at
$30? Assume 10 years to expiration.
A) $22.78
B) $24.65
C) $26.22
D) $30.46

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Q 9Q 9

Lechno, Inc. issues compensation options with the following terms. Strike = $65, price = $63.50, σ = 0.22, r = 0.045, div = 0.015. What is the value of the option if it will be repriced at
$40? Assume 10 years to expiration.
A) $18.64
B) $22.22
C) $24.32
D) $26.84

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Q 10Q 10

A company issues an option grant with an outperformance feature, against the S&P 500. Assume S&P 500 = 950, S = 22, k = 25, σ = 0.25, r = 0.06, and 5 years until expiration. The S&P 500 has a dividend yield of 2%, standard deviation of 18.0% and a 0.30 correlation coefficient with the stock. What is the value of the outperformance feature?
A) $0.99
B) $1.31
C) $1.59
D) $1.72

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Q 11Q 11

A company issues an option grant with an outperformance feature, against the S&P 500. Assume S&P 500 = 1100, S = 46, k = 45, σ = 0.30, r = 0.04, and 10 years until expiration. The S&P 500 has a dividend yield of 2.5%, standard deviation of 20.0% and a 0.45 correlation coefficient with the stock. What is the value of the outperformance option?
A) $11.92
B) $15.99
C) $19.75
D) $21.05

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Q 12Q 12

A company issues an option grant with an outperformance feature, against the S&P 500. Assume S&P 500 = 1100, S = 46, k = 45, σ = 0.30, r = 0.04, and 10 years until expiration. The S&P 500 has a dividend yield of 2.5%, standard deviation of 20.0% and a 0.45 correlation coefficient with the stock. What is the value of the outperformance feature?
A) $2.25
B) $3.29
C) $4.11
D) $4.78

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Q 13Q 13

A company issues an option grant with an outperformance feature, against the S&P 500. Assume S&P 500 = 1100, S = 46, k = 45, σ = 0.30, r = 0.04, and 10 years until expiration. The S&P 500 has a dividend yield of 2.5%, standard deviation of 20.0% and a 0.45 correlation coefficient with the stock. What is the value of the outperformance option?
A) $11.92
B) $15.99
C) $19.75
D) $21.05

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Q 14Q 14

In the case of an acquisition, with which of the following offer structures does the acquired firm bear the most risk between the time the offer is accepted and the time it is consummated?
A) Fixed stock offer
B) Floating stock offer
C) Fixed collar offer
D) Floating collar offer

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Q 15Q 15

A firm with assets value at $20 million issues a 10 year zero-coupon bond with a par value of $22 million. Using a put option approach, what is the value of an insurance contract on the bond given r = .05, volatility is given as .18 and there is no dividend paid by the company?
A) $0.82 million
B) $1.27 million
C) $2.23 million
D) $2.98 million

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Q 16Q 16

A firm with assets value at $10 million issues a 4 year zero-coupon bond with a par value of $15 million. Using a put option approach, what is the value of the defaultable bond given r =
)06, volatility is given as .15 and there is no dividend paid by the company?
A) $7.83 million
B) $8.05 million
C) $8.89 million
D) $9.41 million

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Q 17Q 17

A firm with assets value at $200,000 issues a 3 year zero-coupon bond with a par value of $250,000. Using a put option approach, what is the value of an insurance contract on the bond given r = .08, volatility is given as .23 and there is no dividend paid by the company?
A) $29,672
B) $31,582
C) $33,331
D) $42,195

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Q 18Q 18

A firm with assets value at $500,000 issues a 6 year zero-coupon bond with a par value of $550,000. Using a put option approach, what is the value of the defaultable bond given r =
)07, volatility is given as .33 and there is no dividend paid by the company?
A) $75,970
B) $245,601
C) $285,406
D) $361,376

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Q 19Q 19

A firm with assets value at $350,000 issues a 5 year zero-coupon bond with a par value of $400,000. Interest rates are 5% and the volatility of the companyʹs assets are determined to be
)29. If the company pays no dividend, what is the delta of the issued debt?
A) )307
B) )324
C) )365
D) )396

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Q 20Q 20

A firm with assets value at $100,000 issues a 3 year zero-coupon bond with a par value of $110,000. Interest rates are 4% and the volatility of the companyʹs assets are determined to be
)30. If the company pays no dividend, what is the change in the value of the firmʹs debt if the value of the assets increases by $20,000?
A) $ 6,930 decrease
B) $ 7,580 increase
C) $ 8,309 decrease
D) $ 9,029 increase

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Q 21Q 21

How does a reload option provide additional compensation compared to regular compensation options?

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Q 25Q 25

The use of collars in acquisitions serves the purpose of addressing what two issues in an offer?

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