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Exercise involves calculating free cash flows, discounting them to present value

General Mills reported $6, 192 million in short-term and long-term debt at the end of 2005 but very little in interest-bearing debt assets. Use a required return of 9 percent to calculate both the enterprise value and equity value for General Mills at the beginning of 2006 under two forecasts for long-run cash flows: a. Free cash flow will remain at 2009 levels after 2009. b. Free cash flow will grow at 3 percent per year after 2009. General Mills had 369 million shares outstanding at the end of 2005, trading at $47 per share. Calculate value per share and a value-to-price ratio under both scenarios. a. The exercise involves calculating free cash flows, discounting them to present value, then adding the present value of a continuing value. For part (a) of the question, the continuing value has no growth:

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