Barnes Air Conditioning Inc. has two classes of preferred stock: floating rate preferred stock and straight (normal) preferred stock. Both issues have a par value of $100. The floating-rate preferred stock pays an annual dividend yield of 6 percent, and the straight preferred stock pays 7 percent. Since the issuance of the two securities, interest rates have gone up by 1.00 percent for each issue. Both securities will pay their year-end dividend today.
a. What is the price of the floating-rate preferred stock most likely to be? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
b. What is the price of the straight preferred
stock likely to be? (Do not round intermediate calculations
and round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
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