Bonds – Present and Future Values, and Expected Returns




Go to the Yahoo Finance Bonds Center.



  1. Under: Bonds Center click Bond Screener:
  2. Click the Corporate check box under Bond Type then click Find Bonds.
  3. Choose any bond.

Assume interest rates for bonds today is 5% for an AAA rated bond.


Calculate the price of the bond you have selected relative to the 5%.


Is the bond selling at a premium or a discount? Why?


Be sure to show how you arrived at your answer.  What other factors may influence the value of a bond?  


***Please follow directions precisely***

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