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Differences between an all-cash and all-stock transaction

What are the differences (stock, risk, economic, etc.) between an all-cash and all-stock transaction? What are the pros and cons of each? Can you cite an example of either an all-stock or all-cash merger/acquisition? How about more complex transactions -- can we think of examples?

Incremental Analysis

________________________________________ Mayfield Software Case Mark Pelton works for Mayfield Software. As a vendor account manager (VAM), he is responsible for Mayfield's relationship with Nelson Electronics. Nelson Electronics manufactures an ergonomic keyboard. Mayfield Software designed the keyboard and markets it, but

Taxation: Compute tax savings for two filing alternatives for Eileen

Eileen files as head of household and earns a salary of $75,000. She has a 4 yr old dependent daughter for whom she pays $5000 in annual day care expenses so that she can go to work. Her employer offers a dependent care flexible spending arrangement (FSA) in which she could contribute up to $5000 on a pretax (before FICA and inc

Volume Variance, Quantity, Price and Total Variances

A hospital manager budgeted $100,000 for monthly nursing expenses in the hospital's well-baby clinic. The manager expected that the clinic would treat $5000 babies and pay its nurses $40 per hour. Instead, the clinic treated 6000 babies and used 3200 hours of nursing time at $37.50 an hour. Calculate the total, quantity, pric

An Accounting Equation

Consider the following statements: I. The payment of a liability in cash will decrease stockholders' equity. II. The purchase of equipment for cash has no effect on total assets value. III. When a business borrows money from a bank, both the left and right sides of the accounting equation increase. a) All statements I,

1)variable utilities cost per machine hour. 2) the fixed utilities cost per month 3) using the high-low method, the utilities cost associated with 980 machine hours would be?

Hot'lanta, Inc, which uses the high-low method to analyze cost behavior, has determined that machine hours best explain the company's utilities cost. The company's relevant range of activity varies from a low of 600 machine hours to a high of 1,100 machine hours, with the following data being available for the first six months o

Accounting for Investments in Subsidiaries

1. Firm A purchased 100% of the outstanding stock of Firm B, paying 10$ a share. The purchase occurred on Sunday, January 31st and Firm A already paid for the deal using cash it had accumulated after a very profitable holiday sales season. Executives of Firm A were very satisfied with the deal, as the price they paid was signifi

Medical Instruments: Compute the materials variances for silver tubing.

Medical Instruments produces a variety of electronic medical devices. Medical Instruments uses a standard cost system and computes price variances at the time of purchase. One product, a thermometer, measures patient temperature orallt. It requires a silver lead with a standard length of 5 inches per thermometer. To make the

Lawson, Inc: Calculate break even point in units

Lawson, Inc. sells a single product for $12. Variable costs are $8 per unit and fixed costs total $360,000 at a volume level of 60,000 units. Assuming that fixed costs do not change, Lawson's break-even point would be:

Net income under variable and absorption costing methods

Dayton Lighting Company had net income for the first 10 months of the current year of $200,000. One hundred thousand units were manufactured during this period (the same as the planned production), and 100,000 units were sold. Fixed manufacturing overhead was $2,000,000 over the 10-month period (i.e., $200,000 per month). There

Casings Plant of Wyoming Machines: Materials to be purchased

I don't know how to do part 2 in finding materials to be purchased. This window shows what is correct and incorrect for the work you have completed so far. Even if all of the work you have done so far is correct, you may not have completed everything. The Casings Plant of Wyoming Machines makes plastics shells for the comp

Tuscarora Paper: Inventoriable cost under variable and absorption

Information taken from Tuscarora Paper Company's records for the most recent year is as follows: Direct material used $ 290,000 Direct labor 100,000 Variable manufacturing overhead 50,000 Fixed manufacturing overhead 80,000 Variable selling and administrative costs 40,000 Fixed sell

Return on Sales, Investment Turnover, ROI, Residual income

See attached file for proper format. Yard Products Company Below is an income statement for the most recently ended year for the Yard Products Company and its two divisions: Shovel Hoe Co. Total Sales............................................. $900,000 $600,000 $1,500,000 Variable Costs..........

At Morris Mart, Inc., all sales are on account. Mary Morris

At Morris Mart, Inc., all sales are on account. Mary Morris-Manning is responsible for mailing invoices to customers, recording the amt billed, opening mail, and recording the payment. Mary is very devote and never takes off more than 1 or 2 days for a long weekend. Mary sometimes receive personal notes with payments from cus

Security for customer data; fraud detection, forensic accounting

Write a paper in which you: 1) Evaluate the obligation Flayton Electronics has to its customers to protect their private data. 2) If you were the CEO, develop the communication strategy you would take to notify the customers of the potential security breach. 3) Determine the extent to which Flayton Electronics' bra

General Motors Financial Problems

General Motors (perhaps I should now say "Government Motors") had many financial problems. Clearly, the company had insufficiently funded reserves to pay for pensions. Full funding of these obligations as they were incurred would have kept any recent cash problem from arising, would have had the accounting virtue of assigning th

Accounting

Tonga Toys manufactures and distributes a number of products to retailers. One of these products, Playclay, requires five pounds of material A135 in the manufacture of each unit. The company is now planning raw materials needs for the third quarterâ?"July, August, and September. Peak sales of Playclay occur in the third quarter

Galehouse Gas Stations: Growth, financing and dividends

Galehouse Gas Stations, Inc. expects sales to increase from $1,500,000 to $1,700,000 next year. Mr. Galehouse believes that net assets (assets - liabilities) will represent 70% of sales. His firm has a 10% return on sales and pays 40% of profits out as dividends. 1. What effect will this growth have on funds? 2. If the d

Taylor Industries Account Payable; Discount; Entry

1. Taylor Industries purchased supplies for $1,000. They paid $500 in cash and agreed to pay the balance in 30 days. The journal entry to record this transaction would include a debit to an asset account for $1,000, a credit to a liability account for $500. Which of the following would be the correct way to complete the recordi

Nation's Capital Fitness: Estimate variable and fixed costs; write an equation

Nation's Capital Fitness, Inc. operates a chain of fitness centers in the Washington, D.C., area. The firm's controller is accumulating data to be used in preparing its annual profit plan for the coming year. The cost behavior pattern of the firm's equipment maintenance costs must be determined. The accounting staff has suggeste

Report Cash Flows From Operating Activites - Indirect Method

See attached file for proper format. 16-4A - Gallery Corp., a merchandiser, recently compiled its 2011 operations. For the year, (1) all sales are credit sales, (2) all credits to Accounts, Receivable reflect cash receipts from customers, (3) all purchases of inventory are on credit, (4) all debits to Accounts Payab

Adjusting entry to report these investments at fair value

Problem attached 15-7 - On December 31, 2011, Rollo Company held the following short-term investments in its portfolio of available-for-sale securities. Rollo had no short-term investments in its prior accounting periods. Prepare the December 31, 2011, adjusting entry to report these investments at fair value. Cost Fair Val