Bellwood Corp. is comparing two different capital structures. Plan I would result in 29,000 shares of stock and $90,000 in

Bellwood Corp. is comparing two different capital structures. Plan I would result in 29,000 shares of stock and $90,000 in debt. Plan II would result in 23,000 shares of stock and $270,000 in debt. The interest rate on the debt is 5 percent. a. Ignoring taxes, compare both of these plans to an all-equity plan assuming that EBIT will be $110,000. The all-equity plan would result in 32,000 shares of stock outstanding. What is the EPS for each of these plans? b. In part (a), what are the break-even levels of EBIT for each plan as compared to that for an all-equity plan? c. Ignoring taxes, at what level of EBIT will EPS be identical for Plans I and II? d-1. Assuming that the corporate tax rate is 25 percent, what is the EPS of the firm? d-2. Assuming that the corporate tax rate is 25 percent, what are the break-even levels of EBIT for each plan as compared to that for an all-equity plan? d-3. Assuming that the corporate tax rate is 25 percent, when will EPS be identical for Plans I and II?


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