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Explain which income statement and balance sheet items you assumed were variable instead of fixed. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. ============================================== FIN 486 Week 3 Team Assignment FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin486cart.com a) Calculate the after-tax cost of debt b) Calculate the cost of preferred stock c) Calculate the cost of retained earnings d) calculate the cost of common stock e) calculate the firms weighted average cost of capital using retained earnings and the capital structure weights f) calculate the firms weighted average cost of capital using new common stock and the capital structure weights a. Cost of debt: Proceeds from sale of \$1,000 par value bond: b. Cost of preferred stock: rp = Dp ÷ Np c. Cost of common stock: rj = RF + [bj × (rm − RF)] d. Weighted average cost of capital: ra = (wi × ri) + (wp × rp) + (ws × rn) e. 1. Change in risk Premium: Change in beta × market risk premium Note: 17.5% − 15.7% = 1.8% 2. Revised weighted average cost of capital: ra = (wi x ri) + (ws x rn) ============================================== FIN 486 Week 3 Video Summary Short Term Finance FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.fin486cart.com