# Risk and Return Problem Sets accounting homework help

**7-21 Compute Bond Price** Compute the price of a 3.8 percent coupon bond with 15 years left to maturity and a market interest rate of 6.8 percent. (Assume interest payments are semiannual.) Is this a discount or premium bond

**7-27 Yield to Maturity** A 5.65 percent coupon bond with 18 years left to maturity is offered for sale at $1,035.25. What yield to maturity is the bond offering? (Assume interest payments are semiannual.)

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**8-19 Value a Constant Growth Stock** Financial analysts forecast Safeco Corp.â€™s (SAF) growth rate for the future to be 8 percent. Safecoâ€™s recent dividend was $0.88. What is the value of Safeco stock when the required return is 12 percent

**8-21 Expected Return** Ecolap Inc. (ECL) recently paid a $0.46 dividend. The dividend is expected to grow at a 14.5 percent rate. At a current stock price of $44.12, what is the return shareholders are expecting

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**9-33 Risk, Return, and Their Relationship** Consider the following annual returns of Estee Lauder and Loweâ€™s Companies Compute each stockâ€™s average return, standard deviation, and coefficient of variation. Which stock appears better? Why? the picture uploaded goes with this one.