The issue in the present cause is whether termination of an at-will employee for his refusal to dismiss his pending claims against a third party…constitutes a violation of Oklahoma’s public….
What is the present value of the tax shield?3 What is the size of debt?
Assuming that there is an unlevered firm and a levered firm. The basic information is given by the following table.
Table1: Information of the firms
|Unlevered firm||Levered firm|
|Tax (tax rate: 34%)|
Assuming that cost of debt =8%; unlevered cost of capital =10%; systematic risk of the asset is 1.5
1 Fill in the blanks
2 What is the present value of the tax shield?3 What is the size of debt?
4 Calculate the following values:
a) value of unlevered firm; b) value of the levered firm; c) equity value; d) Cost of equity; e) cost of capital; f) systematic risk of the equity
5 Suppose that the firm changes its capital structure so that the debt-to-equity ratio is 1.0, then recalculate the systematic risk of the equity