E6-13B (Computation of Bond Liability) Loyd Inc. manufactures cycling equipment. Recently the vice president of operations of the company has requested construction of a new plant to meet the increasing demand for the company’s bikes. After a careful evaluation of the request, the board of directors has decided to raise funds for the new plant by issuing $5,000,000 of 11% term corporate bonds on March 1, 2014, due on March 1, 2029, with interest payable each March 1 and September 1. At the time of issuance, the market interest rate for similar financial instruments is 8%.
As the controller of the company, determine the selling price of the bonds.