Filer Manufacturing has 9

Filer Manufacturing has 9

Filer Manufacturing has 9.1 million shares of common stock outstanding. The current share price is $61, and the book value per share is $3. Filer Manufacturing also has two bond issues outstanding. The first bond issue has a face value of $71.6 million and a coupon rate of 7.8 percent and sells for 107.5 percent of par. The second issue has a face value of $61.6 million and a coupon rate of 8.3 percent and sells for 110.5 percent of par. The first issue matures in 7 years, the second in 28 years. Suppose the companys stock has a beta of 1.1. The risk-free rate is 3.9 percent, and the market risk premium is 7.8 percent. Assume that the overall cost of debt is the weighted average implied by the two outstanding debt issues. Both bonds make semiannual payments. The tax rate is 34 percent. What is the companys WACC?

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