# Assignment 2: Cost of Debt and Equity

You are the Genesis accountant and have taken a class recently in financing. You agree to prepare a PowerPoint presentation of approximately 6–8 minutes using the examples and information below:

Debt: Jones Industries borrows $600,000 for 10 years with an annual payment of $100,000. What is the expected interest rate (cost of debt)?

Internal common stock: Jones Industries has a beta of 1.39. The risk-free rate as measured by the rate on short-term US Treasury bill is 3 percent, and the expected return on the overall market is 12 percent. Determine the expected rate of return on Jones’s stock (cost of equity).

Here are the details:

Jones Total Assets

$2,000,000

Long- & short-term debt

$600,000

Common internal stock equity

$400,000

New common stock equity

$1,000,000

Total liabilities & equity

$2,000,000

Develop a 10–12-slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Perform your calculations in an Excel spreadsheet. Cut and paste the calculation into your presentation. Include speaker’s notes to explain each point in detail.

Additional Requirements

Min Pages: 10

Max Pages: 12

Level of Detail: Show all work

Other Requirements: Include calculations in excel. Create a powerpoint and use speaker notes and explain methodology for calculations as well as what the cost of debt and cost of equity means for Genesis.