RAK, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market

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Question: RAK, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total mar…

RAK, Inc., has no debt outstanding and a total market value of $220,000. Earnings before interest and taxes, EBIT, are projected to be $36,000 if economic conditions are normal. If there is strong expansion in the economy, then EBIT will be 18 percent higher. If there is a recession, then EBIT will be 25 percent lower. RAK is considering a $125,000 debt issue with an interest rate of 8 percent. The proceeds will be used to repurchase shares of stock. There are currently 11,000 shares outstanding. RAK has a tax rate of 35 percent.

a-1 Calculate earnings per share (EPS) under each of the three economic scenarios before any debt is issued. (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Recession $

Normal $

Expansion $

b-1 Calculate earnings per share (EPS) under each of the three economic scenarios assuming the company goes through with recapitalization. (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Recession $

Normal $

Expansion $