Calculating WACC | WACC Calculation Example

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Krisztina, UK

Calculating WACC | WACC Calculation Example

I have been asked to calculate the WACC using the following info: Capital structure: Ordinary shares (fully paid) :1000000, preference shares: (11%) 400000, debentures: (10%) 600000. The ordinary share holders expect a divident of 14% per year. Corporate tax is estimated at 30%.
I did a bit of work on the above challenge, but I'm not sure if I'm on the right track... could someone point out if there are any mistakes? (600,000/2.000,000 * 10% * (1-30%)) + (400,000/2.000,000 * 11%) + (1.000,000/2.000,000 * 14%) = 19.2% Thank you for any help provided.

  Mudedla Srinivas Kumar, India

Calculation of WACC

Though your calculation seems O.K. factoring for Cost of Equity would have made your calculation more refined. which is as follows: Cost of Equity should be : Risk Free return + Beta*Market price.

  Antonio Villa Mardon
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