# Net profit of Lily Fashion House Ltd in the current year is \$2,575, 000. The company is planning to launch a project that will requires an investment of \$745 000

Net profit of Lily Fashion House Ltd in the current year is \$2,575, 000. The company is planning to launch a project that will requires an investment of \$745 000 next year. Today the company’s stock has market value of \$22/share. Lily Fashion House has the current capital structure of 60% in equity and 40% in debt. Required: a. The company is paying a cash dividend of \$4.50/share plus an extra-cash dividend of \$1.5/share. Tomorrow the stock will go ex-dividend. Explain why there is ex-dividend date and ex-dividend price? Calculate the ex-dividend price tomorrow morning. Assuming the tax on dividend is 25%? b. How much dividend Lily Fashion House can pay its shareholders this year and what is dividend payout ratio of the company. Assume the Residual Dividend Payout Policy applies? c. Floral Textile Ltd. is a daughter company of the Lily Fashion House Group and currently under a liquidation plan due to severe business contraction caused by the COVID 19 pandemic. The company plans to pay total dividend of \$3.5 million now and \$ 8.5 million one year from now as a liquidating dividend. The required rate of return for shareholders is 13.5%. Calculate the current value of the firm’s equity in total and per share if the firm has 2.5 million shares outstanding?

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