Rak, inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market value of

  

RAK, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $250,000. Earnings before interest and taxes, EBIT, are projected to be $40,000 if economic conditions are normal. If there is strong expansion in the economy, then EBIT will be 20 percent higher. If there is a recession, then EBIT will be 20 percent lower. RAK is considering a $105,000 debt issue with an interest rate of 4 percent. The proceeds will be used to repurchase shares of stock. There are currently 10,000 shares outstanding. RAK has a tax rate of 35 percent.

2-1 Calculate earnings per share (EPS) under each of the three economic scenarios before any debt is issued. (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

EPS

Recession 12.80

Normal 16.00

Expansion 19.20

a-2Calculate the percentage changes in EPS when the economy expands or enters a recession. (Negative amounts should be indicated by a minus sign. Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answers as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Percentage changes in EPS

Recession -20.00 0%

Expansion 20.00 0%

b-1 Calculate earnings per share (EPS) 111011 1301 of the three economic scenarios assuming the company goes through with recapitalization. (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

EPS

Recession 19.17

Normal 24.69

Expansion 30.21

b-2 Given the recapitalization, calculate the percentage changes in EPS when the economy expands or enters a recession. (Negative amounts should be indicated by a minus sign. Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answers as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

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Recession -22.31 0 %

Expansion MEE %

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  

(a-1)

EPS

  

Recession 

2.08 

  

Normal 

2.60 

  

Expansion 

3.12 

  

(a-2)

Percentage Change in EPS

  

Recession 

-20.00%

  

Expansion 

20.00%

  

(b-1)

EPS

  

Recession 

3.12 

  

Normal 

4.01 

  

Expansion 

4.91 

  

(b-2)

Percentage Change in EPS

  

Recession 

-22.35%

  

Expansion 

22.35%

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