For Bill's tuition expenses, his rich uncle has agreed to loan him $8,000 as he begins college, and increase it by $2,000 for the remaining 3 years (amounts $10,000, $12,000 and $14,000). Being a businessman, his uncle would at least like to have 5% on his money. Bill is to begin paying back the amount immediately after graduati
Use the information, below, to answer questions 1 and 2. Selected items from the financial statements of ABC Company for the year 20X1: Retained earnings, 01/01/X1 ?? Total assets at 12/31/X1 $950 Net Income, year ended 12/31/ X1 110 Retained earnings 12/31/X1 ?? Total Liabilities at 12/31/X1 400 Common stock at 12/31/X1
What are the monthly mortgage payments on a 30-year loan for $150,000 at 12%? You have two assets in your portfolio: a stock mutual fund with a beta of 1.20 and U.S. Treasury securities (assume they are risk free). What is the beta for your portfolio if 40% of your funds are invested in the treasury securities?
When trying to determine between two seperate projects I understand that the EAM is the best tool. However I am not sure how to apply this. I need to know in a step by step format how to calculate this and further how to use. For example: short-lived light bulbs last 2 years, cost is $5 and use of electricity is $5 ann
Astros Co wants to accumulate $2,000,000 by 10/1/10. To achieve this goal, Astros Co will make the first of 6 equal annual deposits on 10/1/05. The deposits will be placed into a fund that earns interest at 10% **Compute the: 1) amount of the equal annual deposit 2) balance of the account at 10/1/08, immediately after
Astros Co is sponsoring a homerun hitting contest, with the winner receiving a choice between two equivalent prizes. Prize 1 is a lump-sum amount to be paid on 10/1/05. Prize 2 pays a total of $90,000,000 as follows: $5,000,000 per year starting on 10/1/06 with the final payment made on 10/1/14, plus bonus payments of $15,00
Assume that you are planning on how much you need to save for retirement. You expect to live for 30 years in retirement and would like to spend $100,000 (in real terms) per year, while leaving a $1,000,000 bequest to the International Red Cross. You are 35 years away from retirement. How much do you need to save at the end of
37. Consider a 4-year amortizing loan. You borrow $1,000 initially, and repay it in four equal annual year-end payments a. If the interest rate is 8 percent, show that the annual payment is $301.92. b. Fill in the following table, which shows how much of each payment is interest versus principal repayment (that is, amortization
If a company wants to have $100,000 in a contingency fund 10 years from now, the amount the company must deposit each year in years 1 through 5, at an interest rate of 10% per year, is closest to? A. Less than $8,000 B. $8,420 C. $9,340 D. MORE THAN $10,000
A manufacturing company wants to have $100,000 available in 5 years to replace a production line. The amount of money that would have to be deposited each year at an interest rate of 10% per year would be closest to? a. 12,380 b. 13,380 c. 16,380 d. 26,380
1. If you invest $100 at an interest rate of 15 percent, how much will you have at the end of 8 years? 2. An investment of $232 will produce $312.18 in 2 years. What is the annual interest rate? 3. You invest $1,000 today and expect to sell your investment for $2,000 in 10 years. a. Is this a good deal if the discount ra
Time Value of Money-An Application Please answer the following questions. SHOW ALL WORK AND EXPLAIN EACH STEP CAREFULLY. 1. You would like to take a cruise in six years. The cruise currently costs $4,250. You expect the price to increase by 4% annually. You can earn 5% on your savings. How much do you need to save at the e
Leases R Us, Inc. (LRU) has been contracted by Robotics of Beverly Hills (RBH) to provide lease financing for a machine that would assist in automating a large part of their current assembly line. Annual lease payments will start at the beginning of each year. The purchase price of this machine is $200,000, and it will be leased
Discussion Questions - measure of profitability, present value of an annuity, upper limit for the credit period
Please discuss: 1. Which is a more meaningful measure of profitability for a firm, Return on Assets or Return on Equity? Why? 2. There are three factors that affect the present value of an annuity. Explain what these three factors are and discuss how an increase in each will impact the present value of the annuity. 3. W
34. Valuing Delayed Annuities. Suppose that you will receive annual payments of $10,000 for a period of 10 years. The first payment will be made 4 years from now. If the interest rate is 5 percent, what is the present value of this stream of payments? 36. Amortizing Loan. You take out a 30-year $100,000 mortgage loan with
Please check my computations to the following questions on the attached spreadsheet. I know that my answers for # 3 are wrong and that the correct answers are $4,167.62, $ 4,313.71, and $ 5,001.15 but I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I don't know if my other answers are correct or not. Question 3 - Future Value and Mu
BE2-4 Becky Sherrick's regular hourly wage rate is $14, and she receives an hourly rate of $21 for work in excess of 40 hours. During a January pay period, Becky works 45 hours. Becky's federal income tax withholding is $95, her FICA tax withheld is $53.20, and she has no voluntary deductions. Compute Becky Sherrick's gross e
Question: The $40 million lottery payment that you just won actually pays $2 million per year for 20 years. If the discount rate is 8%, and the first payment comes in 1 year, what is the present value of the winnings? What if the first payment comes immediately?
Cathy is saving for her retirement by putting $325 each month into an ordinary annuity. If the annuity is expected to pay an annual interest rate of 8.5%, how much will she save for her retirement in 30 years?
Please help with the following problem. Andahl Corporation stock, of which you own 500 shares, will pay a $2-per-share dividend one year from today. Two years from now Andahl will close its doors; stockholders will receive liquidating dividends of $17.5375 per share. The required rate on return on Andahl stock is 15 percent.
A couple is planning for the education of their two children. They plan to invest the same amount of money at the end of each of the next 16 years. The first contribution will be made at the end of the year and the final contribution will be made at the time the oldest child enters college. The money will be invested in sec
You deposited $1,000 in a savings account that pays 8 percent interest, compounded quarterly, planning to use it to finish your last year in college. Eighteen months later, you decide to go to the Rocky Mountains to become a ski instructor rather than continue in school, so you close out your account. How much money will you r
Multiple Choice Questions: Stock's beta, R2 for a stock and a portfolio, present value of an ordinary annuity Please see attached.
1) Stock A has a beta = 0.8, while Stock B has a beta = 1.6. Which of the following statements is most correct? a. Stock B's required return is double that of Stock A's. b. An equally weighted portfolio of Stock A and Stock B will have a beta less than 1.2. c. If market participants become more risk averse, the required re
Multiple Choice- Annuities ________________________________________ Solution The future value of a lump sum at the end of five years is $1,000. The nominal interest rate is 10 percent and interest is compounded semiannually. Which of the following statements is most correct? d. Both statements b and c are correct. e.
The future value of a lump sum at the end of five years is $1,000. The nominal interest rate is 10 percent and interest is compounded semiannually. Which of the following statements is most correct? a. The present value of the $1,000 is greater if interest is compounded monthly rather than semiannually. b. The effective a
1. If you borrow $15,618 and are required to pay the loan back in 7 equal annual installments of $300. What is the interest rate assocated with this loan? 2. Your rich uncle has offered you a choice of one of the three following alternatives. Which one would you take? a) $10,000 now b) $2000 a year for 8 years -equal inv
1. The future value of a $500 ordinary annuity received for three years is $________, assuming an investment rate of 10%. a. 1,655.00 b. 665.50 c. 1,820.50 d. 335.65 2. With an interest rate of 9 percent, your investment would double in about a. 4 years. b. 6 years. c. 8 years. d. 10 years. 3. An ordinary annuity
1. Determine the future value of an annuity that pays $5,000 at the end of the next 11 years. Similar securities pay an interest rate of 7%. 2. How much money would you be willing to pay in order to receive $800,000 40 years from today? Assume that your required rate of return on investments is 8% compounded semiannually.
1. Today you borrow $80,000 to finance the purchase of your new sports car. Interest will be 5% compounded monthly. Payments will be made at the beginning of the month. You will repay the loan over 4 years. How much will the payments be? 2 If you borrow $100 and pay back $3600 in 5 years, what annual interest rate are you pay
You plan to retire in twenty years. When you retire, you will need $150,000 per year for thirty years with the first payment needed at t=21. You expect to receive $50,000 from a trust at t=12 which you will deposit in your retirement account. At t=10, you plan to take a world cruise that will cost you $15,000 to be paid out o