Using a current newspaper, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, or the Internet, determine the current market value for each of the three investments suggested in this case. Based on this information, would these investments have been profitable if Mary had purchased the AT&T Broadband bond for $1390, the Deere bond for $1190, or General Electric stock for $62 a share?
1) AT&T broadband corporate bond that pays 9.455 % annual interest and matures on November 15, 2022. This bond has a current market value of $1390 and is rated BBB.
2) John Deere Capital corporate bond that pays 6.950 % annual interest and matures on April 25, 2014. This bond has a current market value of $1190 and is rated A.
3) General Electric common stock selling for $62 a share with annual dividends of $1.93 per share.