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# Table 1 – Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Selected Market Data Market value of common equity...

Table 1 – Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Selected Market Data Market value of common equity (market capitalization) 2,971,000,000 Book value of common equity (common equity on balance sheet) 870,000,000 Beta (5 year, raw) 1.22 Market value of preferred equity (total preferred from: Overviews>Capital Structure>Enterprise Value) 2,825,000,000 Book value of preferred equity (preferred stock (carrying value) from balance sheet) N/A Cost of preferred equity (weighted average YTW from Table 3 below) 7.19 Book value of debt (Notes/Bonds on balance sheet) 27,641,000,000 Market value of debt (sum of market values in Table 2 below) 173,986,280,000 Pre-tax cost of debt (weighted average of YTW on existing debt) 8% Effective tax rate estimate (income taxes/EBT; EBT=EBIT-Interest Expense) 26% Other needed data 3-month Treasury Bill Rate 24%

what is weight of preferred equtiy using market values?

In the question given here, it is only asked for the weight of preferred equity using market values.

The weight of preferred equity is the percentage share of preferred equity in the capital structure of the company.

Following are the market values of the capital structure of the company:-

1. Market value of common equity is 2,971,000,000

2. Market value of preferred equity is 2,825,000,000

3. Market value of debt is  173,986,280,000

Statement showing Weights of Capital Structure

 Capital Structure Market Value (A) Weights (A / 179,782,280,000) Common Equity 2,971,000,000 0.0165 Preferred Equity 2,825,000,000 0.0157 Debt 173,986,280,000 0.9678 Total 179,782,280,000 1

Hence, the weight of preferred equity using market values is 0.0157 or 1.57%.

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