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Kaelea Inc has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $125000 Earnings before interest and taxes EBIT are projected to be $10400 if economic conditions are normal If there is strong

Kaelea, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $125,000. Earnings before interest and taxes, EBIT, are projected to be $10,400 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 35 percent lower. Kaelea is considering a $42,000 debt issue with an interest rate of 6 percent. The proceeds will be used to repurchase shares of stock. There are currently 6,250 shares outstanding. Ignore taxes for this problem. Requirement 1: (a) Calculate earnings per share, EPS, under each of the three economic scenarios before any debt is issued. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places (e.g., 32.16).) EPS Recession $ 1.08 Normal $ 1.67 Expansion $ 2.00 (b) Calculate the percentage changes in EPS when the economy expands or enters a recession. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Negative amounts should be indicated by a minus sign.) %?EPS Recession -35 % Expansion 15 %. Requirement 2: Assume Kaelea goes through with recapitalization. (a) Calculate earnings per share, EPS, under each of the three economic scenarios after the recapitalization. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answers to 2 decimal places (e.g., 32.16).) EPS Recession $ Normal $ Expansion $ (b) Calculate the percentage changes in EPS when the economy expands or enters a recession. (Do not round intermediate calculations. Negative amounts should be indicated by a minus sign. Round your answers to 2 decimal places (e.g., 32.16).) %?EPS Recession % Expansion %

 

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