Gibson Co. - Stock Price
Gibson Co. has a current period cash flow of $1.2 million and pays no dividends, and the present value of forecasted future cash flows is $15 million. It is an all-equity-financed company with 1 million shares outstanding. Assume the effective personal tax rate is zero.
1. What is the share price of the Gibson stock?
2. Suppose the board of directors of Gibson Co. announces its plan to pay out 50 percent of its current cash flow as cash dividends to its shareholders. How can Jeff Miller, who owns 1,000 shares of Gibson stock, achieve a zero payout policy on his own?