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- June 3, 2020 at 9:33 pm
How is options calculated in part a, is this a process and calculation given in SBR?
Why is it reduced from value?
Also why they have done compounding of 5% every year only 5 are going so 5*3 should be done?
In b part
How did estimation error value calculated of 1.9% & 5.3%
In b part
Please can you explain in simple terms how to derive the bid price, I am not able to understand from the answer, and what is iterative process?
Also please explain the c part, if they will receive after 3 year then they should be calculated for 4th year and then discounted?June 4, 2020 at 9:35 am
The fact that there are options held by employees means that there is a future liability of the company and therefore the value of the company is reduced by that liability.
If you are referring to the attrition rate of 5% (as opposed to the earnings growth rate of 5%) then stating it as attrition rate in the question automatically means 5% per year.
The difference between $12.855 and $13.1 is 1.9% of $13.1.
The difference between $11.873 and $12.5 is 5% of $12.5.
The calculation of the WACC depends on the market values of debt and equity, but they will change as the WACC changes. So it goes round in circles and will mean keep repeating the process – iterative is the word for keep repeating.
There was no part (c) in the original exam question.
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