GROWTH, Inc.’s next year earning is expected to be $6 per share. The company pays out 2/3 of itsearning as dividend. Both dividends and earnings are expected to grow by 10% a year for the first 5years, and grow by 4% a year indefinitely thereafter. STABLE, Inc. is like GROWTH in all respectsexcept that its growth will stop after year 5. In year 6 and afterward, it will pay out all earnings asdividends. The discount rate for both companies is 8%.(a) What are the values for each company?(b) What are the P/E ratios for each company?(c) Now, suppose the stock prices computed in (a) are the actual price. However, if you have assumed that both companies’ earnings will grow by 4% a year (starting from year 1) indefinitely in computingthe fair values, which stock should you buy?

GROWTH, Inc.’s next year earning is expected to be $6 per share. The company pays out 2/3 of itsearning as dividend. Both dividends and earnings are expected to grow by 10% a year for the first 5years, and grow by 4% a year indefinitely thereafter. STABLE, Inc. is like GROWTH in all respectsexcept that its growth will stop after year 5. In year 6 and afterward, it will pay out all earnings asdividends. The discount rate for both companies is 8%.(a) What are the values for each company?(b) What are the P/E ratios for each company?(c) Now, suppose the stock prices computed in (a) are the actual price. However, if you have assumed that both companies’ earnings will grow by 4% a year (starting from year 1) indefinitely in computingthe fair values, which stock should you buy?

GROWTH, Inc.’s next year earning is expected to be $6 per share. The company pays out 2/3 of itsearning as dividend. Both dividends and earnings are expected to grow by 10% a year for the first 5years, and grow by 4% a year indefinitely thereafter. STABLE, Inc. is like GROWTH in all respectsexcept that its growth will stop after year 5. In year 6 and afterward, it will pay out all earnings asdividends. The discount rate for both companies is 8%.(a) What are the values for each company?(b) What are the P/E ratios for each company?(c) Now, suppose the stock prices computed in (a) are the actual price. However, if you have assumed that both companies’ earnings will grow by 4% a year (starting from year 1) indefinitely in computingthe fair values, which stock should you buy?