# Devry BUSn379 week 6 homework

January 31, 2017

Question
Chapter 12 problem

Problem 3

Bond Prices. Lycan, Inc., has 6 percent coupon bonds on the market that have 9 years left to maturity. The bonds make annual payments. If the YTM on these bonds is 8 percent, what is the current bond price?

Problem 5

Coupon Rates. Merton Enterprises has bonds on the market making annual payments, with 12 years to maturity, and selling for \$963. At this price, the bonds yield 7.5 percent. What must the coupon rate be on Merton’s bonds?

Problem 6

Bond Prices. App Store Co. issued 20-year bonds one year ago at a coupon rate of 6.1 percent. The bonds make semiannual payments. If the YTM on these bonds is 5.3 percent, what is the current bond price?

Problem 15

Bond Price Movements. Bond X is a premium bond making annual payments. The bond has a coupon rate of 9 percent, a YTM of 7 percent, and has 13 years to maturity. Bond Y is a discount bond making annual payments. This bond has a coupon rate of 7 percent, a YTM of 9 percent, and also has 13 years to maturity. What are the prices of these bonds today? If interest rates remain unchanged, what do you expect the prices of these bonds to be in one year? In three years? In eight years? In 12 years? In 13 years? What’s going on here? Illustrate your answers by graphing bond prices versus time to maturity.

Chapter 12 problem

Problem 3

Bond Prices. Lycan, Inc., has 6 percent coupon bonds on the market that have 9 years left to maturity. The bonds make annual payments. If the YTM on these bonds is 8 percent, what is the current bond price?

Problem 5

Coupon Rates. Merton Enterprises has bonds on the market making annual payments, with 12 years to maturity, and selling for \$963. At this price, the bonds yield 7.5 percent. What must the coupon rate be on Merton’s bonds?

Problem 6

Bond Prices. App Store Co. issued 20-year bonds one year ago at a coupon rate of 6.1 percent. The bonds make semiannual payments. If the YTM on these bonds is 5.3 percent, what is the current bond price?

Problem 15

Bond Price Movements. Bond X is a premium bond making annual payments. The bond has a coupon rate of 9 percent, a YTM of 7 percent, and has 13 years to maturity. Bond Y is a discount bond making annual payments. This bond has a coupon rate of 7 percent, a YTM of 9 percent, and also has 13 years to maturity. What are the prices of these bonds today? If interest rates remain unchanged, what do you expect the prices of these bonds to be in one year? In three years? In eight years? In 12 years? In 13 years? What’s going on here? Illustrate your answers by graphing bond prices versus time to maturity.

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