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(Revised March 1995)
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.--1988
Set two years after a takeover attempt forced the company to restructure by leveraging up, selling assets, and repurchasing stock. The case affords an opportunity to analyze what effect the restructuring had on: 1) the cost of capital, 2) investment decisions, and 3) the competitive behavior of other firms in the industry.
Cost of Capital;