MGT201 - Financial Management Assignment No. 2 Solution Fall 2015 Due Date Feb 03, 2016
                              Assignment 2
                                            FALL SEMESTER 2015
                                  Financial Management (MGT201)
Due date: 3rd  February, 2016
Total marks: 10

 Assignment 2


Financial Management (MGT201)

Due date: 3rd  February, 2016                                                                                                                        Total marks: 10


Learning Objectives

?  To make students learn the application of capital structure theories

?  To make students develop skills to determine the optimal capital structure for firms under the

framework of capital structure theory

Learning outcomes

?  After doing this assignment, Students will be able learn the application of capital structure

theories on the financing decisions of firms.


?  Use only given “solution format” to solve the question. Word file of “Solution format” is available

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The ABC Company, a 100% equity firm, has been manufacturing electrical home appliances for many years. They are planning to expand their production capacity to meet the increasing demand of home appliances. They require Rs. 5, 00,000 for the installation of new factory that expects to yield annual earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) of Rs. 100,000.  The company is having 10,000 outstanding shares. The current market value of share is Rs. 70. The company is planning to issue both equity and debt to finance this new factory. The funds can be raised through debt at following rates:

Amount of debt (D) Cost of debt (r

100000 3%

200000 4% 300000 4.5% 400000 5% 500000 6.7%




The corporate tax rate is          30%.


Assuming cost of equity (r

  1. E.                    to be changing with the addition of debt (D) at following rates: 

Amount of debt (D) Cost of equity (r

0  10%

100000 11% 200000 11.5% 300000 12.7% 400000 17.5% 500000 24%




  1.  Calculate the market value of equity       (E), total market value of the firm                                                 (V), market value

of shares and weighted average cost of capital (WACC

  1. L.                    of the firm. (1+1+1+1)
    1.  What is the effect of debt on market value of equity                                                                                        (E),         total market value of the firm

(V), market value of shares and weighted average cost of capital        (WACC


  1. L.                    of the firm?
    1.    What will be the optimal capital structure of the firm and why? (1+1)



Following format should be followed to answer the above questions:


Fill those columns with available data in question and then calculate all the unknown variables in their respective column

Debt Cost of                Cost of         EBIT Net                 Market         Market      WACC MV of


debt (rD)

equity (rE)



value of

equity (E)

value of

firm (V)







Write the  Effect of debt on following variables:

Market value of equity (E)

Write the answer in the corresponding column of each heading




Total Market value of firm (V)  




Market value of shares





Weighted  average cost of capital (WACC)



Determine the optimal capital structure for the firm? Optimal capital  structure:

(write the optimal amount of

debt and optimal financial

leverage (optimal debt ratio) in

corresponding column)

Why it is an optimal capital

structure for firm? (state the

reasons in corresponding







Net income





Market value of equity





Total market value of firm







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Replies to This Discussion

kisi ka bhi mgt201 nahi hey ???

all students read lecture number 34 and 35 .



34 mein tou kuch bhie nahin mila assignment related... :(

Jnab yeh assignment nahi ki kisi ne kia????

Please bta do ???. today is the last day for submission...

NO one has done i think :(

sis, I can you a format of APA  style writing as high lighted in instruction of assignment. 

"APA reference style"





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