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CHAPTER 13Capital Structure Decisions: The Basics
Factors That Influence Business Risk
What is operating leverage, and how does it affect a firmís business risk?
What is financial leverage?Financial risk?
Business Risk vs. Financial Risk
How are financial and business risk measured in a stand-alone risk framework, i.e., the stock is not held in a portfolio?
Assume the same facts except that the firm does not have to retire the old issue, and the old and new debt issued have the same priority of claims. What would happen to the firmís stock price?
Calculate EPS at debt of $0, $250K, $500K, and $750K, assuming that the firm begins at zero debt and recap-italizes to each level in a single step.