Week 4 “In-Class Problems”
Please complete these problems using formulas, Microsoft Excel, a financial/basic calculator, or a
combination of all three. If you choose to complete your answers in Excel, you can submit the
spreadsheet. If you write it on paper, you can take a picture and upload it into eLearning.
On January 1, 2019, XYZ Company issued $3,000,000 of 7-year, 5% coupon bonds. The yield to maturity
is 10%, and the bonds pay interest semi-annually. What is the selling price of the bonds?
On January 1, 2019, VVV Company issued $2,200,000 of 12-year, 4% coupon bonds. The yield to
maturity is 2%, and the bonds pay interest semi-annually. What is the selling price of the bonds?
On January 1, 2019, YTR Company issued $1,700,000 of 15-year, 8% coupon bonds. The bonds pay
interest semi-annually and they sold for $2,040,000. The bonds can be called after 5 years at 101.
Compute the YTM and the YTC. Would the issuing firm call the bonds in prior to maturity?