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Question :
61.Bond price: Briar Corp issuing a 10-year bond with a : 1400445

61.**Bond price: **Briar Corp is issuing a 10-year bond with a coupon rate of 7 percent. The interest rate for similar bonds is currently 9 percent. Assuming annual payments, what is the present value of the bond? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$872

b.$1,066

c.$990

d.$945

62.**Bond price: **Regatta, Inc., has six-year bonds outstanding that pay a 8.25 percent coupon rate. Investors buying the bond today can expect to earn a yield to maturity of 6.875 percent. What should the company’s bonds be priced at today? Assume annual coupon payments. (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$972

b.$1,066

c.$1,014

d.$923

63.**Bond price: **Triumph Corp. issued five-year bonds that pay a coupon of 6.375 annually. The current market rate for similar bonds is 8.5 percent. How much will you be willing to pay for Triumph’s bond today? Round to the nearest dollar.

a.$1,023

b.$1,137

c.$916

d.$897

64.**Bond price:** Your friend recommends that you invest in a three-year bond issued by Trimer, Inc., that will pay annual coupons of 10 percent. Similar investments today will yield 6 percent. How much should you pay for the bond? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$1,024

b.$979

c.$886

d.$1,107

65.**Bond price:** Kevin Rogers is interested in buying a five-year bond that pays a coupon of 10 percent on a semiannual basis. The current market rate for similar bonds is 8.8 percent. What should be the current price of this bond? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$1,048

b.$965

c.$1,099

d.$982

66.**Bond price:** Giant Electronics is issuing 20-year bonds that will pay coupons semiannually. The coupon rate on this bond is 7.8 percent. If the market rate for such bonds is 7 percent, what will the bonds sell for today? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$1,037

b.$1,085

c.$861

d.$923

67.**Bond price:** Jane Thorpe has been offered a seven-year bond issued by Barone, Inc., at a price of 943.22. The bond has a coupon rate of 9 percent and pays the coupon semiannually. Similar bonds in the market will yield 10 percent today. Should she buy the bonds at the offered price? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.Yes, the bond is worth more at $1,015.

b.No, the bond is only worth $921.

c.Yes, the bond is worth more at $951.

d.No, the bond is only worth $912.

68.**Bond price:** Kevin Oh is planning to sell a bond that he owns. This bond has four years to maturity and pays a coupon of 10 percent on a semiannual basis. Similar bonds in the current market will yield 12 percent. What will be the price that he will get for his bond? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$1,044

b.$938

c.$970

d.$1,102

69.**Bond price: **Jeremy Kohn is planning to invest in a 10-year bond that pays a 12 percent coupon. The current market rate for similar bonds is 9 percent. Assume semiannual coupon payments. What is the maximum price that should be paid for this bond? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$951

b.$882

c.$1,033

d.$1,195

70.**Zero coupon bonds: **Shana Norris wants to buy five-year zero coupon bonds with a face value if $1,000. Her opportunity cost is 8.5 percent. Assuming annual compounding, what would be the current market price of these bonds? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

a.$1,023

b.$665

c.$890

d.$1,113