# Ch.5 13ed Bond MinicMaster

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3                          Chapter 5. Mini Case: Bonds & Interest Rates
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5   Situation
6   Sam Strother and Shawna Tibbs are vice-presidents of Mutual of Seattle Insurance Company and co-directors of the
7   company's pension fund management division. A major new client, the Northwestern Municipal Alliance, has requested that
8   Mutual of Seattle present an investment seminar to the mayors of the represented cities, and Strother and Tibbs, who will make
9   the actual presentation, have asked you to help them by answering the following questions. Because the Boeing Company
10   operates in one of the league's cities, you are to work Boeing into the presentation.
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12   a. What are the key features of a bond? Answer: See Chapter 5 Mini Case Ppt Show
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14   b. What are call provisions and sinking fund provisions? Do these provisions make bonds more or less risky?
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16   Call Provisions and Sinking Funds
17   A call provision that allows the issuer to redeem the bond at a specified time before the maturity date. If interest rates fall, the
18   issuer can refund the bonds and issue new bonds at a lower rate. Because of this, borrowers are willing to pay more and
19   lenders require more on callable bonds.
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21   In a sinking fund provision, the issuer pays off the loan over its life rather than all at the maturity date. A sinking fund reduces
22   the risk to the investor and shortens the maturity. This is not good for investors if rates fall after issuance.
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24   c. How is the value of any asset whose value is based on expected future cash flows determined? Answer: See Chapter 5 Mini
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27   d. How is the value of a bond determined? What is the value of a 10-year, \$1,000 par value bond with a 10 percent annual
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30   Finding the "Fair Value" of a Bond
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32   First, we list the key features of the bond as "model inputs":
33   Years to Mat:                 10
34   Coupon rate:                10%
35   Annual Pmt:                 \$100
36   Par value = FV:           \$1,000
37   Going rate, rd:             10%
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39   The easiest way to solve this problem is to use Excel's PV function. Click fx, then financial, then PV. Then fill in the menu
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60   Value of bond =     \$1,000.00 Thus, this bond sells at its par value. That situation always exists if the going rate is equal to the
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63   The PV function can only be used if the payments are constant, but that is normally the case for bonds.
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65   e. (1.) What would be the value of the bond described in Part d if, just after it had been issued, the expected inflation rate rose
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69   We could simply go to the input data section shown above, change the value for r from 10% to 13%. You can set up a data table
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72                      Bond Value                left column. Since the input values are listed down a column, type the formula in
73    Going rate, r:          \$1,000              the row above the first value and one cell to the right of the column of values (this
74          0%             \$2,000.00              is B73; note that the formula in B73 actually just refers to the bond pricing
75          7%             \$1,210.71              formula above in B58). Select the range of cells that contains the formulas and
76         10%             \$1,000.00              values you want to substitute (A73:B78). Then click Data, What-If-Analysis, and
77         13%               \$837.21              then Data Table to get the menu. The input data are in a column, so put the cursor
78         20%               \$580.75              on "column input cell" and enter the cell with the value for r (B37), then Click OK
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80   We can use the data table to construct a graph that shows
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96     (2.) What would happen to the value of the 10-year bond over time if the required rate of return remained at 13 percent, or
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105             4           \$1,143       \$1,000         \$880
106             5           \$1,123       \$1,000         \$894
107             6           \$1,102       \$1,000         \$911
108             7           \$1,079       \$1,000         \$929
109             8           \$1,054       \$1,000         \$950
110             9           \$1,028       \$1,000         \$973
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134   If rates fall, the bond goes to a premium, but it moves towards par as maturity approaches. The reverse hold if rates rise and
135   the bond sells at a discount. If the going rate remains equal to the coupon rate, the bond will continue to sell at par. Note that
136   the above graph assumes that interest rates stay constant after the initial change. That is most unlikely--interest rates fluctuate,
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139   Yield to Maturity (YTM)
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141   f. (1.) What is the yield to maturity on a 10-year, 9 percent annual coupon, \$1,000 par value bond that sells for \$887.00? That
142   sells for \$1,134.20? What does the fact that a bond sells at a discount or at a premium tell you about the relationship between r d
143   and the bond's coupon rate? What is the yield-to-maturity of the bond?
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149   Annual Pmt:              \$90.00               Going rate, r =YTM:                 10.91%               See RATE function at right.
150   Current price:         \$887.00
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153      (2.) What are the total return, the current yield, and the capital gains yield for the discount bond? (Assume the bond is held
154   to maturity and the company does not default on the bond.)
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156   Current and Capital Gains Yields
157   The current yield is the annual interest payment divided by the bond's current price. The current yield provides information
158   regarding the amount of cash income that a bond will generate in a given year. However, it does not account for any capital
159   gains or losses that will be realized if the bond is held to maturity or call.
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161   Simply divide the annual interest payment by the price of the bond. Even if the bond made semiannual payments, we would
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164   Par value            \$1,000.00
165   Coupon rate:              9%                 Current Yield =    10.15%
166   Annual Pmt:             \$90.00
167   Current price:        \$887.00
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170   The current yield provides information on a bond's cash return, but it gives no indication of the bond's total return. To see this,
171   consider a zero coupon bond. Since zeros pay no coupon, the current yield is zero because there is no interest income.
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179   Capital Gains Yield =             10.91%             -          10.15%
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184   g. How does the equation for valuing a bond change if semiannual payments are made? Find the value of a 10-year, semiannual
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187   Bonds with Semiannual Coupons
188   Since most bonds pay interest semiannually, we now look at the valuation of semiannual bonds. We must make three
189   modifications to our original valuation model: (1) divide the coupon payment by 2, (2) multiply the years to maturity by 2, and
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194   Periods to maturity = 10*2 =              20
195   Coupon rate:                           10%
196   Semiannual pmt = \$100/2 =             \$50.00       PV =        \$834.72
197   Future Value:                      \$1,000.00
198   Periodic rate = 13%/2 =                6.5%
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200   Note that the bond is now more valuable, because interest payments come in faster.
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204   Supose today's date is January 1, 2010, and the bond matures on December 31, 2019
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206   Settlement (today)                 1/1/2010
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208   Coupon rate                         10.00%
209   Going rate, r                       13.00%
210   Redemption (par value)                 100
211   Frequency (for semiannual)                2
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215   Value of bond =                   \$83.4737        or            \$834.74
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217   Notice that you could choose a current date that is between coupon payments, and the PRICE function will calculate the correct
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222   Maturity                         12/31/2019
223   Coupon rate                         10.00%
224   Going rate, r                       13.00%
225   Redemption (par value)                 100
226   Frequency (for semiannual)                2
227   Basis (360 or 365 day year)               0
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229   Value of bond =                   \$83.6307        or            \$836.31
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231   This is the value of the bond, but it does not include the accrued interest you would pay. The ACCRINT function will calculate
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234   Issue date                         1/1/2010
235   First interest date               6/30/2010
236   Settlement (today)                3/25/2010
237   Maturity                         12/31/2019
238   Coupon rate                         10.00%
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240   Redemption (par value)                 100
241   Frequency (for semiannual)                2
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247   Suppose the bond's price is \$1,150. You can also calculate the yield using the YIELD function, as shown below.
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252   Coupon rate                        10.00%
253   Redemption (par value)                100
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261   producing a nominal yield to maturity of 8 percent. However, the bond can be called after 5 years for a price of \$1,050.
262      (1.) What is the bond's nominal yield to call (YTC)?
263      (2.) If you bought this bond, do you think you would be more likely to earn the YTM or the YTC? Why?
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265   Yield to Call
266   The yield to call is the rate of return investors will receive if their bonds are called. If the issuer has the right to call the bonds,
267   and if interest rates fall, then it would be logical for the issuer to call the bonds and replace them with new bonds that carry a
268   lower coupon. The yield to call (YTC) is found similarly to the YTM. The same formula is used, but years to maturity is
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273   Number of semiannual periods to call:                      10
274   Seminannual coupon rate:                                 5%               Semiannual Rate = I = YTC =           3.77%
275   Seminannual Pmt:                                       \$50.00                    Annual nominal rate =          7.53%
276   Current price:                                      \$1,135.90
277   Call price = FV                                     \$1,050.00
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309   Years to Mat:                10                    Rate         Price              Rate       Price              Rate
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310   Coupon rate:                     9%                                      \$929.60                          \$887.63
311   Annual Pmt:                   \$90.00                      5.0%      1173.179067              5.0%       \$1,308.87         5.0%
312   Current price:              \$887.63                       7.0%      1082.003949              7.0%       \$1,140.47         7.0%
313   Par value = FV:            \$1,000.00                      9.0%              1000             9.0%       \$1,000.00         9.0%
314   YTM =                         10.9%                      11.0%      926.0820596             11.0%         \$882.22        11.0%
315                                                            13.0%      859.3107495             13.0%         \$782.95        13.0%
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318   Annual Pmt:                   \$90.00                                          10 Yr. versus 1 Yr.
319   Current price:              \$982.87         \$1,400.00                                                                           Your Choice

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321   YTM =                         10.9%
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316                          Scratch sheet for Your Choice
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318                          Coupon rate:                9%
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363                        Years to      Real risk-free     Inflation   Maturity Risk        Treasury
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384                           20              3.00%          7.75%         1.90%              12.65%
385                           21              3.00%          7.76%         2.00%              12.76%
386                           22              3.00%          7.77%         2.10%              12.87%
387                           23              3.00%          7.78%         2.20%              12.98%
388                           24              3.00%          7.79%         2.30%              13.09%
389                           25              3.00%          7.80%         2.40%              13.20%
390                           26              3.00%          7.81%         2.50%              13.31%
391                           27              3.00%          7.81%         2.60%              13.41%
392                           28              3.00%          7.82%         2.70%              13.52%
393                           29              3.00%          7.83%         2.80%              13.63%
394                           30              3.00%          7.83%         2.90%              13.73%
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396                     The table above gives us all of the components for our Treasury yield curve. Recall, we have said that
397                     of risk premiums, the inflation premium and the maturity risk premium. Just as we "built" Treasury
398                     curve based upon these expectations.
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
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54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
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77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
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99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
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131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
Q   R   S   T
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168
169
170
171
172
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188
189
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192
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194
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196
197
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204
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206
207
208
209
210
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212
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218
219
220
221
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225
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239
240
241
242
243
244
245
246
247
248
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252
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258
259
260
261
262
263
264
265
266
267
268
269
270
271
272
273
274
275
276
277
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289
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291
292
293
294
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296
297
298
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309
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311
312
313
314
315
316
317
318
319
320
321
322
323
324
325
326
327
328
329
330
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342
343
344
345
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349
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year, 6 percent the following year, and 8 percent thereafter. The real risk-free
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hat mature in 1 year or less, 0.1 percent for 2-year securities, and then the MRP
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h it is stable. What is the interest rate on 1-year, 10-year, and 20-year Treasury
xplain why354 constructed yield curve is upward sloping?
this
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on for our356 curve.
yield
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358
359
360 years.
361 years.
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364
365
366
367
368
369
370
371
372
373
374
375
376
377
378
379
380
381
382
383
384
385
386
387
388
389
390
391
392
393
394
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d curve. Recall, we have said that Treasury securities are subject to two kinds
396
ium. Just 397 "built" Treasury yields in the table, we can "build" a yield
as we
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