# If all three bonds are now priced to yield 8% to maturity what are their prices?

## Assume you have a 1-year investment horizon and are trying to choose among three bonds. All have Show more

Assume you have a 1-year investment horizon and are trying to choose among three bonds. All have the same degree of default risk and mature in 10 years. The first is a zero-coupon bond that pays \$1000 at maturity. The second has an 10.0% coupon rate and pays the \$100 coupon once per year. The third has a 12.0% coupon rate and pays the \$120 coupon once per year. a. If all three bonds are now priced to yield 8% to maturity what are their prices? (Round your answers to 2 decimal places. Omit the \$ sign in your response.) Zero Coupon 10.0% Coupon 12.0% Coupon Current prices \$ \$ \$ b. If you expect their yields to maturity to be 8% at the beginning of next year what will their prices be then? What is your before-tax holding-period return on each bond? If your tax bracket is 30% on ordinary income and 20% on capital gains income what will your aftertax rate of return be on each? (Round your answers to 2 decimal places. Omit the \$ & % signs in your response.) Zero Coupon 10.0% Coupon 12.0% Coupon Current prices \$ \$ \$ Pre-tax rate of return % % % After-tax rate of return % % % c. If you expect their yields to maturity to be 7% at the beginning of next year what will their prices be then? What is your before-tax holding-period return on each bond? If your tax bracket is 30% on ordinary income and 20% on capital gains income what will your aftertax rate of return be on each? (Round your answers to 2 decimal places. Omit the \$ & % signs in your response.) Zero Coupon 10.0% Coupon 12.0% Coupon Current prices \$ \$ \$ Pre-tax rate of return % % % After-tax rate of return % % % Show less