Question: essex biochemical co has a 1000 par value bond outstanding...
Essex Biochemical Co. has a $1,000 par value bond outstanding that pays 12 percent annual interest. The current yield to maturity on such bonds in the market is 8 percent. Use Appendix B and Appendix D for an approximate answer but calculate your final answer using the formula and financial calculator methods. Compute the price of the bonds for the maturity dates: (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your final answer to 2 decimal places. Assume interest payments are annual.)
a. 30 years Bond Price
b. 20 years
c. 2 years