Sowell, Inc., has an issue of preferred stock outstanding that pays an $8.50 dividend every year, in perpetuity. If this issue currently sells for $124 per share, what is the required return?Smashed Pumpkin Farms (SPF) just paid a dividend of $3.00 on its stock. The growth rate in dividends is expected to be a constant 7.5 per- cent per year, indefinitely. Investors require an 18 percent return on the stock for the first three years, a 12 percent return for the next three years, and then a 13 percent return, thereafter. What is the current share price for SPF stock?Metallica Bearings, Inc., is a young start-up company. No dividends will be paid on the stock over the next nine years, because the firm to plow back its earnings to fuel growth. The company will pay a $7 pershare dividend in 10 years and will increase the dividend by 6 percent per year,thereafter. If the required return on this stock is 14 percent, what is the currentshare price?Corn, Inc., has an odd dividend policy. The company has just paid a dividend of $6 per share and has announced that it will increase the dividend by $2 per share for each of the next four years, and then never pay another dividend. If you require an 11 percent return on the company’s stock,how much will you pay for a share today?South Side Corporation is expected to pay the follow-ing dividends over the next four years: $6.50, $5, $3, and $2. Afterwards, the com-pany pledges to maintain a constant 5 percent growth rate in dividends, forever. Ifthe required return on the stock is 16 percent, what is the current share price?Super Growth Co. is growing quickly. Dividends are expected to grow at a 32 percent rate for the next three years, with the growth rate falling off to a constant 7 percent thereafter. If the required return is 15 per- cent and the company just paid a $2.25 dividend, what is the current share price?Super Growth Co. is growing quickly. Dividends are expected to grow at a 32 percent rate for the next three years, with the growth rate falling off to a constant 7 percent thereafter. If the required return is 15 per- cent and the company just paid a $2.25 dividend, what is the current share price?Janicek Corp. is experiencing rapid growth. DividendsJanicek Corp. is experiencing rapid growth. Dividends are expected to grow at 25 percent per year during the next three years, 18 percent over the following year, and then 8 percent per year, indefinitely. The required return on this stock is 15 percent, and the stock currently sells for $60.00per share. What is the projected dividend for the coming year?Antiques R Us is a mature manufacturing firm. The com-pany just paid a $9 dividend, but management expects to reduce the payout by8 percent per year, indefinitely. If you require a 14 percent return on this stock,what will you pay for a share today?Fernandez Corporation stock currently sells for $45 per share. The market requires a 12 percent return on the firm’s stock. If the company maintains a constant 8 percent growth rate in dividends, what was the mostrecent dividend per share paid on the stock?Bruin Bank just issued some new preferred stock.The issue will pay an $8 annual dividend in perpetuity, beginning six years fromnow. If the market requires a 6 percent return on this investment, how much doesa share of preferred stock cost today?You have found the following stock quote for RJW En-terprises, Inc., in the financial pages of today’s newspaper. What was the closing