How to use TI BA II+ to find a bond's yield (YTM)

Discussion in 'Today's YouTube' started by David Harper CFA FRM CIPM, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. Question: What is the yield (YTM) of a $100 face value bond with 5 years to maturity that pays a semi-annual coupon of 4.0% and has a current price of $92.00?

    Tip: note the quick "gut check" at the end: the bond is priced below par, so we need a yield higher than the coupon rate of 4.0% ... which will remind us to finish by multiplying by 2!

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