# Real Estate Investment Trust and Stock

Topics: Real estate investment trust, Stock market, Dividend Pages: 1 (312 words) Published: September 24, 2014
﻿Stock Valuation Problems Handout

1. ABC Company’s stock pays a fixed dividend of \$2. If an investor’s required rate of return is 8%, then what is the value of the stock? \$25

2. DEF Ltd. has stock outstanding that pays a fixed \$5 dividend and currently markets for \$22. What is the expected rate of return for the stock? 22.7%

3. GHI Inc.’s stock is selling for \$33 in the market and pays a \$3.60 annual dividend. a. If you purchase the stock at its current price, what will be the expected rate of return on the stock? 10.91%

b. If an investor’s required rate of return is 10%, what is the value of the stock for that investor? \$36

c. Should the investor acquire the stock? YES

4. JKL S.A. is expected to pay dividends on it’s stock this year of \$2.40, and investors anticipate constant growth after that of 6%. If investors’ required rate of return is 15%, what would be the current price of the stock? \$26.67

5. MNO Corporation’s common stock paid a \$3.50 dividend last year. At a constant growth rate of 5%, what is the value of the stock if investors require a 20% rate of return? \$24.50

6. The common stock of PQR Co. is selling for \$32.84. The stock recently paid dividends of \$2.94 per share and has a projected growth rate of 9.5%. If you purchase the stock at the market price, what is your expected rate of return? 19.3%

7. STU Plc.’s common stock currently sells for \$22.50 per share. The company’s executives anticipate a constant growth rate of 10%, and end-of-year dividend of \$2. a. If you purchase the stock at its current market price, what will be the expected rate of return? 18.89%

b. If you require a 17% return, would you purchase the stock? YES