Top Down is a levered firm with assets valued at $300,000, has $75,000 of debt issued at 7% interest, and 5,000 shares of stock outstanding. Suppose that earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) is $11,000 and that corporate profits are subject to a tax rate of 25%. Which of the following comes closest to the EPS of Top Down? a. $1.31 b. $1.17 c. $4.20 d. $0.00 e. $0.86 Solution Answer= e. $0.86 .