i) Calculating cost of equity using CAPM Model:
Capital Asset Pricing Model, often abbreviated as ‘CAPM’, is the most fundamental concept in the investment theory of present time. This is an equilibrium model that predicts the expected return on a stock, given the expected return on the market, the stock’s beta-coefficient and the risk free rate. Considered from the borrower point of view, this model is used to calculate the cost of equity for the company using the following formula:
Cost of Equity= RFR+ Beta(Equity Risk Premium)
Below is the detailed explanation of cost of equity calculated for Tim Hortons Inc:
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