You are given the following data on bonds from AT&T, Dell and IBM. Each bond has a par value of $1000.,AT&T – Coupon 6.80; maturity 5/15/2036; frequency , semiannual; rating A,Dell – Coupon 6.50; maturity 4/15/2038; frequency semiannual;, rating A-,IBM – Coupon 8.375; maturity 11/01/2019; frequency , semiannual; rating A+,,1. Calculate the value of the bond if your required return, is 5% on AT&T, 6.5% on Dell and 8% on IBM.,2. Determine the yield to maturity (YTM) on the bonds given, the following prices:, AT&T – $1060, Dell – $1016.57, IBM – $1307.78,3. Based on each bond’s ratings and your determination of , its yield to maturity, explain how you rank each bond for, risk and return.,4. Assume you had $10,000 to invest. How many of each bond, would you have? What dollar amount of interest would each, bond return on the investment for the next year? What, would your percentage return be for the year, that is,, your interest payments divided by the total amount, invested? You must submit your backup in Excel or other, supporting documentation showing how answers were , reached.
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