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Roads Ltd is a construction company that builds roads and related civil projects

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Roads Ltd is a construction company that builds roads and related civil projects. The company recently faced increased calls from investors to pay dividends due to the perceived lack of new profitable projects in a low growth economy. The company has, in spite of weak business sentiment, maintained a stable profit margin. At a recent meeting, the board resolved to adopt a residual approach to dividend payments. You have been tasked with recommending the dividend that should be paid at the end of the 2018 financial year.

The company expects to have earnings available to common shareholders of R 60 million and it will have five million shares in issue at the end of the financial year. Its project schedule for the next financial year is as follows:

Project

A IRR 18% Cost (Rm) 20

B IRR 15% Cost (Rm) 15

C IRR 14% Cost (Rm) 21

D IRR 11% Cost (Rm) 16 The company has a WACC of 8% and a target debt ratio of 60%. Required: Determine the amount of earnings available to common shareholders that could be paid out as a divided according to the residual policy. report to the board showing the projects that would be undertaken and also determine the dividend that could be paid.

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