Portman Industries just paid a dividend of $2.40 per share. The company expects the coming third year to be very profitable, and its dividend is expected to growth by 12% over the next year. After the third year, though, Portman’s dividend is expected to growth at constant rate of 2.4% per year. The risk free rate is 3%, the market risk premium is 3.6% and Portman’s beta is 1.9.
a) What are Portman’s Dividends Year One, Year Two, and Year Three from now?
b) If you want to buy Portman’s stock today, how much will you be willing to pay?
c) If you buy Portman’s stock today, how much will you be able to sell it at the end of year 4?