Grenouille Properties. Grenouille Properties (U.S.) expects to receive cash dividends from a French joint venture over the coming three years. The first dividend, to be paid December 31, 2011, is expected to be €720,000. The dividend is then expected to grow 10.0% per year over the following two years. The current exchange rate (December 30, 2010) is $1.3603/€. Grenouille’s weighted average cost of capital is 12%.
a. What is the present value of the expected euro dividend stream if the euro is expected to appreciate 4.00% per annum against the dollar?
b. What is the present value of the expected dividend stream if the euro were to depreciate 3.00% per annum against the dollar?