3. Porter Plumbing’s stock had a required return of 11.00% last year, when the risk-free rate was 5.50% and the market risk premium was 4.75%. Then an increase in investor risk aversion caused the market risk premium to rise by 2%. The risk-free rate and the firm’s beta remain unchanged. What is the company’s new required rate of return? (Hint: First calculate the beta, then find the required return.)

4.Stock A’s stock has a beta of 1.30, and its required return is 12.25%. Stock B’s beta is 0.80. If the risk-free rate is 4.75%, what is the required rate of return on B’s stock? (Hint: First find the market risk premium.)

5.Fiske Roofing Supplies’ stock has a beta of 1.23, its required return is 9.75%, and the risk-free rate is 4.30%. What is the required rate of return on the market? (Hint: First find the market risk premium.)

6.Kenny Electric Company’s noncallable bonds were issued several years ago and now have 20 years to maturity. These bonds have a 9.25% annual coupon, paid semiannually, sells at a price of $1,075, and has a par value of $1,000. If the firm’s tax rate is 25%, what is the component cost of debt for use in the WACC calculation?

7.Perpetual preferred stock from Franklin Inc. sells for $97.50 per share, and it pays an $8.50 annual dividend. If the company were to sell a new preferred issue, it would incur a flotation cost of 4.00% of the price paid by investors. What is the company’s cost of preferred stock for use in calculating the WACC?

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