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    Annuity Amount Managerial Finance

    Dr. J. wants to buy an IBM personal computer which will cost $2,788 four years from today. He would like to set aside an equal amount at the end of each year in order to accumulate the amount needed. He can earn 7% annual return. How much should he set aside? A)697.00, B)627.93, C)823.15, D)531.81

    Problem Set

    A. How much can be accumulated for retirement if $2,000 is deposited annually, beginning one year from today, and the account earns 9% interest compounded annually for 40 years? B. After the payment of a 25% stock dividend, and investor has 500 shares of stock and $400 total value. What did the investor have prior to the stoc

    Study Question help (6 questions)

    1) What's the present value of: a. $9,000 in 7 years at 8 percent? b. $20,000 in 5 years at 10 percent? c. $10,000 in 25 years at 6 percent? d. $1,000 in 50 years at 16 percent? 2) Say you invest $9,000 today, how much will you have: a. In 2 years at 9 percent? b.

    How much should you contribute to your children's education

    You are saving for your two children. One child will enter college in 5 years, while the other child will enter college in 7 years. College costs are expected to be $10,000 per year. All college costs are paid at the beginning of the year. You assume that each child will be in college for four years. Your plan is to contribut

    Which investment alternative should be chosen

    Mark Grace Inc. has $572,000 to invest. The company is trying to decide between two alternative uses of the funds. One alternative provides $80,000 at the end of each year for 12 years, and the other is to receive a single lump sum payment of $1,900,000 at the end of the 12 years. Which alternative should Grace select? Assum

    Future and Present Value- Annuities

    Use the following information in answering Cases 1 and 2 below: On January 1, 1998, Dodd Company sold $800,000 of 10% bonds, due January 1, 2008. Interest on these bonds is paid on July 1 and January 1 each year. According to the terms of the bond contract, Dodd must establish a sinking fund for the retirement of the bond p


    Kilarny company is considering investing in an annuity contract that will return $20,000 annually at the end of each year for 15 years. What amount should Kilarney pay for this investment if it returns a 6% return?

    Retirement Savings

    You believe you will need to have saved $500,000 by the time you retire in 40 years in order to live comfortably. If the interest rate is 6 percent per year, how much must you save each year to meet your retirement goal?

    Retirement Plans and ERISA

    How can I distinguish around various types of retirement plans? What are the requirements of ERISA that plan sponsors must fulfill? What is the difference between defined contribution and defined benefit retirement plans? What are differences between 401(k) and 401(b) plans? What are the fiduciary responsibility impos

    value of a perpetuity

    You are to receive $1500 forever from the federal government as the winner of the national fiscally prudent and awareness contest. The government also has provided you with the option of choosing $1700 over the next 30 years. Payments are to be received semi-annually and if the market rate of interest is 8% what is the value of

    Earnings management

    The company X has been in business for 100 years. For the last 3 years this company reported operating losses. The controller identified three areas in which company X has some flexibility in its accounting assumptions: depreciation, bad debts, and pension accounting. How the controller can use accounting assumptions in these

    Annuity amount

    Joe wants to buy his son a car for his 21st birthday. If Joe's son is turning 16 today, and interest is 8% per annum, compounded semiannually, what would Joe's semiannual investment need to be if the car will cost $26,000 and the first payment is made 6 months from today?

    Finance Scenario's

    1.) John Longwaite will receive $100,000 in 50 years. His friends are very jealous of him. If the funds are discounted back at a rate of 14 percent, what is the present value of his future "pot of gold"? 2.) Al Lopez invests $2,000 in a mint condition Nolan Ryan baseball card. He expects the card to increase in value by 20 pe

    PV of Uneven or Missing Cash Flows

    See attached for properly formatted questions. 2. College Ed. saving account (SA). For 2 kids, first kid will start in 5 yrs., second in 7 yrs. Tuition cost $10,000 today, and rising 5% per yr. Tuition is paid out at beginning of yr., both kids in 4-yr programs. SA PV $50,000. Plan fixed contributions over next 5 yrs at end

    Applying Time Value

    Applying Time Value. You can buy property today for $3 million and sell it in 5 years for $4 million. (You earn no rental income on the property). a. If the interest rate is 8 percent, what is the present value of the sales price? b. Is the property investment attractive to you? Why or why not? c. Would your answer to (

    Problem Set

    1. An investor expects the value of a 1,000 dollar investment to double within 8 years. What is the expected annual rate of growth in the investment 2. A firm has a total sebt of 600,000 and equity of 400,000. What is the debt/net worth ratio and the debt to total assets ratio for the firm? please show the calculations

    The $40 million lottery payment...

    The $40 million lottery payment that you just won actually pays $2 million per year for 20 years. If the discount rate is 8 percent, and the first payment comes in 1 year, what is the present value of the winnings? What if the first payment comes immediately?


    13-4 The following data have been collected for the past two years for the Northern Division of Loring Company: 2005 2006 Sales $50,000,000 $50,000,000 Operating Income 4,500,000 4,100,000 Average Operating Assets 25,000,000 25,000,000 REQUIRED: 1. COMPUTE THE MARGIN AND TURNOVER RATIOS FOR EACH YEAR. 2. COMPUTE THE


    Juan Garza invested $20,000 10 years ago at 12 percent, compounded quarterly. How much has he accumulated? What is the future value of a 10-year annuity of $4,000 per period where payments come at the beginning of each period? The interest rate is 12 percent. You need $28,974 at the end of 10 years, and your only investmen

    Future Value

    How much would you have to invest today to receive: a. $15,000 in 8 years at 10 percent? b. $20,000 in 12 years at 13 percent? c. $6,000 each year for 10 years at 9 percent? d. $50,000 each year for 50 years at 7 percent?

    Insurance and Pension Funds

    Need help with these 2 problems. 6. A client needs assistance with retirement planning. Here are the facts  The client, Dave is 21 years old. He wants to retire at 65.  Dave has disposable income of $2,000 per month.  The IRA Dave has chosen has an average annual of 8% If Dave contributes ha

    Annual lease payments

    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

    Percentage rates

    What is the present value of: a. $9,000 in 7 years at 8 percent? b. $20,000 in 5 years at 10 percent? c. $10,000 in 25 years at 6 percent? d. $1,000 in 50 years at 16 percent? How much would you have to invest today to receive: a. $15,000 in 8 years at 10 percent? b. $20,000 in 12 years at 13 percent? c. $6,000 each ye

    Interest rates

    Jean Splicing will receive $8,500 a year for the next 15 years from her trust. If a 7 percent interest rate is applied, what is the current value of the future payments? Exodus Limousine Company has $1,000 par value bonds outstanding at 10 percent interest. The bonds will mature in 50 years. Compute the current price of t

    Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (4th Edition)

    Solutions for select problems/chapters from the textbook: Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (4th ed.) R.A. Brealey, S.C. Myers, & A.J. Marcus McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2004 New York, NY I hope this would help you students gain better understanding of the examples/exercises covered in the text and gain better understanding of


    You borrow $250,000 to buy a house; if the annual interest rate is 22.5% and the term of the loan is twenty years, what is the annual payment required to retire the mortgage loan? Please provide response in Excel.

    How to calulate NPV

    What is the NPV of a project that is expected to pay $10,000 a year for 7 years if the initial investment is $40,000 and the required return is 15%.

    Future Value of an annuity

    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

    Retained earnings , rate of return, present value

    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

    Business Finance Review Questions

    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?