1. Suppose you have a $1,000 face value bond with 12 years to maturity, a coupon rate of 6% and a yield to maturity of 8%. If the bond makes semiannual payments, what is its price today?
2. Compute the value of Acme Common Stock if the next dividend is expected to be $1.20 per share. Investors require a 9% rate of return on stocks with the same risk as Acme.