# corporate bond

Question 1 You have purchased a corporate bond with the settlement date on September 15 with the face value of \$1000 and the coupon rate 9.84%, that has a listed price of 98.186 and that pays interest semiannually on February 15 and August 15. Accrued interest is determined using 30/360 convention. How much must you pay for the bond? Question 2 Mark purchased a corporate bond with the settlement date on October 15 with the face value of \$1000 and the coupon rate 11.82%, that has a listed price of 99.034 and that pays interest semiannually on February 15 and August 15. Accrued interest is determined using actual/actual convention. How much must Mark pay for the bond? Question 3 Interest payments and bond prices are stated as percentages of par 1% or 1 point for a bond = \$10.00 An 1/8 of a point for a bond = \$1.25 Mrs. Smith owns a 5% bond; this means that she receives \$50 per year in interest. She paid a price of 113 ½ for the bond. How much is this in dollars? Question 4 Rose wants to buy a second home that will eventually become her retirement home and does not want a mortgage to finance this second home. She plans to spend approximately \$128,078 in 9 years on this purchase. She has two zero-coupon bonds that mature in 9 years each with cash values of \$1,544.03 and face values of \$2,500. In 9 years, she will use them as part of her \$128,078. What is Rose’s required monthly deposit at the beginning of each month in order to accumulate the \$128,078 she needs to buy her home at an assumed interest rate of 13.77% on her investment?