**Bond XYZ and bond ABC both pay annual coupons, mature in seven years, have a face value of $1,000, and have the same yield-to-maturity. Bond XYZ has a coupon rate of 8.5 percent and is priced at $1,035.09. Bond ABC has a coupon rate of 6.4 percent. What is the price of bond ABC?**

XYZ

ABC

Coupons

85

64

Period

7

7

FV

1000

1000

YTM

Price

1035.09

**Six years ago, Allen Corporation issued bonds that pay annual coupons, have a face value of $1,000, have an annual coupon rate of 8.6 percent, and are scheduled to mature in four years. One year ago, you bought one of those bonds for $998. The bond just paid a coupon. If the percentage return on your bond was 4.6 percent over the past year, what is the price of the bond today?**

**Today, a bond has a coupon rate of 10.8 percent, par value of $1000, 13 years until maturity, YTM of 9.6 percent, and semiannual coupons with the next one due in six months. One year ago, the price of the bond was $1,075. What is the current yield of the bond today?**

Microhard has issued a bond with the following characteristics:

Par: $1,000

Time to maturity: 15 years

Coupon rate: 11 percent

Semiannual payments

Calculate the price of this bond if the YTM is **(Do not round intermediate calculations and round your final answersto 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))**:

Price of the Bond

**a.**

11 percent

**b.**

13 percent

**c.**

9 percent

Stone Sour Corp issued 20 year bonds 2 years ago at a 7.1% coupon rate. The bonds make semi-annual payments

If these bonds sell for 105% par value, what is the YTM? **Work must be shown as a formula.**

Settlement Date

1/1/2000

Maturity Date

1/1/2018

Annual Coupon Rate

7.10%

Coupons/year

2

Face value (%of Par)

100

Bond Price (% of Par)

105

Rhiannon Corp. has bonds on the market with 15.5 years to maturity.

The YTM is 6.2%, current price is $1039.00. The bonds make semi annual payments.

What is the coupon rate?

A Japanese company has a bond outstanding that sells for 96% of it’s 100,000 yen par value.

The bond has a coupon rate of 6.3% paid annually and matures in 19 years/

What is the YTM of this bond?

An investment offers a 12% total return over the coming year. An investor thinks

the total real return will only be 8%. What does the investor think the inflation rate will be

over the next year?