## marginal tax rate

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Directions: Answer the following questions on a separate document. Explain how you reached the answer or show your work if a mathematical calculation is needed, or both.

A. Bad Boys, Inc. is evaluating its cost of capital. Under consultation, Bad Boys, Inc. expects to issue new debt at par with a coupon rate of 8% and to issue new preferred stock with a \$2.50 per share dividend at \$25 a share. The common stock of Bad Boys, Inc. is currently selling for \$20.00 a share. Bad Boys, Inc. expects to pay a dividend of \$1.50 per share next year. An equity analyst foresees a growth in dividends at a rate of 5% per year. Bad Boys, Inc. marginal tax rate is 35%. If Bad Boys, Inc. raises capital using 45% debt, 5% preferred stock, and 50% common stock, what is Bad Boys cost of capital?

B. If Bad Boys, Inc. raises capital using 30% debt, 5% preferred stock, and 65% common stock, what is Bad Boys cost of capital?

C. On page 457, your textbook details the term Cannibalization. In your own words, identify two corporations that have dealt with cannibalization and what steps were taken to overcome the cannibalization. Please provide any citations and references. Please be articulate in your responses.

### Analysis of Credit Card Debt

Question description Credit card debt is a reality for many in today’s world. Suppose that you had a \$5,270.00 balance on a credit card with an annual percentage rate (APR)….

### Many Americans find themselves amassing large amounts of credit card (or other revolving) debt at an early age. What advice concerning the use of credit cards and the fees they charge would you provide to a young adult planning on getting a credit card?

Question description Credit card debt is a reality for many in today’s world. Suppose that you had a \$5,270.00 balance on a credit card with an annual percentage rate (APR)….

### Determine the percentage of the principal that you need to pay down in order to pay off the credit card in the time frame of your choosing.

Question description Credit card debt is a reality for many in today’s world. Suppose that you had a \$5,270.00 balance on a credit card with an annual percentage rate (APR)….