Understanding how to properly value a vanilla bond is essential for finance. Find two companies with debt and that pay dividends. You can use the following stock screen to find a company: http://www.goggle.com/finance/stockscreener. Add the criteria of long-term debt to assets to ensure the company has debit. Add the criteria od dividends per share. Find both company’s financial page at : http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml. Look at the long term debt on the balance sheet. Determine the coupon price the length until maturity and yield to maturity. Calculate today’s price of the bond.