Newlin Electronics is considering additional financing of $10,000. It currently has $50,000 of 12% (annual interest) bonds and 10,000 shares of common stock outstanding. The firm can obtain the fina

Newlin Electronics is considering additional financing of

$10,000. It currently has $50,000 of 12% (annual interest) bonds and 10,000 shares

of common stock outstanding. The firm can obtain the financing through a 12%

(annual interest) bond issue or through the sale of 1,000 shares of common stock.

The firm has a 40% tax rate.

a. Calculate two EBIT–EPS coordinates for each plan by selecting any two EBIT

values and finding their associated EPS values.

b. Plot the two financing plans on a set of EBIT–EPS axes.

c. On the basis of your graph in part b, at what level of EBIT does the bond plan

become superior to the stock plan?

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