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The management of the SummerIsAlmostHere Company needs to estimate the cost of its equity financing. The latest financial data is as follows: stock price of $25.00; next expected dividend is $1.25 per share; constant expected growth rate in dividends and earnings of 5%; beta of the stock is 1.2; current market rate is 9%; risk-free rate of return is 3%.
As per Constant Growth Model
Cost of equity = Expected Dividend/ current stock price + Growth rate
Cost of equity = 1.25/25 + 5%
Cost of equity = 10.00%
As per CAPM
Cost of equity = Risk Free...
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