(solution) The Heymann Company’s bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually; the…

(solution) The Heymann Company’s bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually; the…

The Heymann Company’s bonds have 4 years remaining to maturity. Interest is paid annually; the bonds have a $1,000 par value; and the coupon interest rate is 9 percent. a. What is the yield to maturity at a current market price of (1) $829 or (2) $1,104? b. Would you pay $829 for one of these bonds if you thought that the appropriate rate of interest was 12 percent—that is, if rd = 12%? Explain your answer.