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# Calculate the cost of each capital component, after-tax cost

### Customer Question

Calculate the cost of each capital component, after-tax cost of debt, cost of preferred, and cost of equity with the DCF method and CAPM method. For Harley Davidson in the past 3 years.

I need this in 4 hours email me and I will provide the Financial statement for 2008 which can be found on their website at harleydavidson.com. This has a value of 30 dollars.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.

attach the financial statement or provide me the link

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I can't figure out how to attach it but here is the link below . Please complete using EXCEL.

Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.

the first part under DCF has been done the other part was not possible due to non availability of data mentioned in the solution

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I have an excel spreadsheet that can provide you with more info. How do I attach it? can I email it to you.
Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.

No you can not email to me but follow the following procedure on this window to attach the file

2 then click on the icon given after the smiling face a window will open paste the above on the third line of the window against link

3 then click on the icon on first line and browse your file and attach it when attachment is complete click OK on this window

4 then click insert on the previous window then send to me

OR

go to www.mediafire.com and give me the sharekey

Customer: replied 7 years ago.

http://www.mediafire.com/?wymnlyhmjdf

Here you go it called hdfinancial. could you answer the following also:

1. Calculate the cost of each capital component, after-tax cost of debt, cost of preferred, and cost of equity with the DCF method and CAPM method.
2. What do you estimate the company's WACC?
3. What is your summary of this company's financial condition?
4. What major factors should the company be aware of as it evaluates possible investment projects in the future?
5. Would you be interested in investing in this company? Why or why not? Are there additional factors that you would investigate before making a decision, & if so, what factors?
Thank you
Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.
My dear your initital question did not include this requirement.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
That's fine. Just answer the original question. I will still accept it.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

I will include a bonus if you answer the rest by Saturday.

Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.
Okay I will try my best to give it before time, is it okay
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I still need the CAPM done in 2 hours.
Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.
My dear for CAPM I need the following which I have mentioned in the solution
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Beta is 2.3, risk free rate is the 3-month US treasury bond yield see link below:

http://finance.aol.com/quotes/harley-davidson-inc/hog/nys

also I am not sure where did you find the growth rates and which growth rates they are is it earnings...?

Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.
The growth rates are dividend growth rate not earnings. I am working on CAPM and will try to give shortly.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thank you, I'll be awaiting.
Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
You are the Man Muhammad. I did not want to get you mad but don't call me dear. I am a man lol. Thank you for you help
Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.

No problem at all you are always welcome to ask anythiing.

take care

Expert:  F. Naz replied 7 years ago.