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Question

Twice Shy Industries has a debtequity ratio of 1.2. Its WACC is 9 percent, and its cost of debt is 5.7 percent. The corporate tax rate is 35 percent.

a. What is the company’s cost of equity capital? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Cost of equity capital ______%

b. What is the company’s unlevered cost of equity capital? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Unlevered cost of equity capital _______%

c-1 What would the cost of equity be if the debtequity ratio were 2? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Cost of equity ______%

c-2 What would the cost of equity be if the debtequity ratio were 1.0? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Cost of equity ______%

c-3 What would the cost of equity be if the debtequity ratio were zero? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Enter your answer as a percent rounded to 2 decimal places, e.g., 32.16.)

Cost of equity ______%