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1. Lakewood Fashions must decide how many lots of assorted ski wear to order for its three stores. Information on pricing, sales, and inventory costs has led to the following payoff table, in thousands. Demand Order Size Low Medium High 1 lot 12 15 15 2 lots 9 25 35 3 lots 6 35 60 a. What decision should be

Dividend History and Forecast 2

Dividend History and Forecast for FCF (Fluffy's Cat Farms) Provided by: Sal's Dubious Stock Forecasts, Inc. (SDSI) A Maryland Company Year 2005 2006 2007 (forecast) 2008 (forecast) Net Income 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 Sales Revenue 100,000 200,000 400,000 500,000 Dividend Payments per share $0.45 $0.55 $0.65 $1

Weight Average Cost of Capital ( WACC )

If a firm has a balance sheet with 50% debt and 50% equity, cost of debt of 6%, tax rate of 35%, and a cost of equity of 12%, what is the firms weighted average cost of capital?

D/E Ratio

If a firm has a D/E ratio of 0.5, how much debt does it have for each dollar of equity?

Calculate Yield to Maturity of a Bond

A thirty year zero bond has a par value of $1000 and sells for $356.27 on the open market. The YTM of this bond is? keywords : find, finding, calculating, calculate, determine, determining, verify, verifying, evaluate, evaluating, calculate, calculating, prove, proving, yield-to-maturity

What dividend will the stock pay in 10 years?

A certain stock paid a dividend of $2.00 yesterday and has a history of growth in dividends of 15% annually. What dividend will the stock pay in 10 years? a) $8.09 b) $20.31 c) $0.49 d) $20.00

Weighted Average Cost of Capital

Global Technology's capital structure is as follows: Debt 35% Preferred stock 15% Common equity 50% The after-tax cost of debt is 6.5 percent; the cost of preferred stock is 10 percent; and the cost of common equity (in the form of retained earnings) is 13.5 percent. Calculate Global Technology's weighted aver

Convertible bond and rates of return

Laser Electronics Company has $30 million in 8 percent convertible bonds outstanding. The conversion ratio is 50; the stock price is $17; and the bond matures in 15 years. The bonds are currently selling at a conversion premium of $60 over their conversion value. If the price of the common stock rises to $23 on this date n

Probability Distributions -Statistical Analysis-DB

What is the purpose of a survey? What are three examples of a survey and what potential purpose could each be used for? How can one work to ensure the participants of a survey will have their responses kept private? How can one work to ensure that information gained from a survey is unbiased? Would planning and having

Business and Economics Statistics:SPSS

SPSS computation and Interpretation: Barron's conducts an annual review of online brokers, including both brokers that can be accessed via a Web browser, as well as direct-access brokers that connect customers directly with the broker's network server. Each broker's offerings and performance are evaluated in six areas, using a

Project Management : Matching or Chasing Demand, Outsourcing and Costs

The Austin, Texas plant of Computer Products produces floppy disk units for personal and small business computers. Gerald Knox, the plant's production planning director, is looking over next year's sales forecasts for these products and will be developing an aggregate capacity plan for the plant. The quarterly sales forecasts

Product structure tree & MRP schedule

Assume that Product Z is made up of two units of A and four units of B. A is made of three units of C and four units of D. D is made of two units of E. The lead time for Z is two weeks and for E the lead time is three weeks. The lead time for all other units is one week. The demand for Z is 100 units in Week 10 and 200 unit

List-Chromatic Numbers

Show that K3,3 has list-chromatic number 3. Please can you explain what does list-chromatic number means and don't forget to draw a graph.

Calculate Bond Face Value

Please help with the following problem. Provide calculations and explanations. 1. How much should a $1,000-face-value bonds sell for, assuming the following conditions: - The bond pays a coupon of 11% - The coupon payments are paid annually. - The required rate of return on similar-risk investments is 9%. - T

Compare the relative performance of the FCFS, SPT,EDD,S/RO and CR rules.

The repair manager at Standard Components needs to develop a priority schedule for repairing 8 Dell pc's. Each job requires analysis using the same diagnostic system. Futhermore,each job will require additional processing after the diagnostic evaluation. The manager does not expect any rescheduling delays,and the jobs are to mov

Choosing Investments and Projects

1. Determine which of the two investment projects a manager should choose if the discount rate of the firm is 10 percent. The first project promises a profit of $100,000 in each of the next four years, while the second project promises a profit of $75,000 in each of the next six years. 2. Determine which of two investment pro

Business Ethics : Ethics in Selling

For many months your prospective ERP customer has been analyzing the hundreds of assumptions built into the $800,000 ERP software you are selling. So far, you have knocked yourself out to try to make this sale. If the sale goes through, you will reach your yearly quota and get a nice bonus. On the other hand, loss of this sal

Statistics involving types of data viz, nominal, ordinal, interval and ratio.

Every night before closing, the night manager counts the amount of money in the cash register. The amount of money in the cash register is an example of what level of data? nominal ordinal interval ratio Question 2 Which of the following refers to when a researcher gathers data on a group to describe or rea

Demand and Production Strategy

Management at Davis Corporation has determined the following demand schedule in units. Month Demand Month Demand 1 500 7 1,400 2 800 8 1,200 3 1,000 9 1,000 4 1,400 10 2,400 5 2,000 11 3,000 6

Measurement Scale, Probability, Estimation

1. A large manufacturing company in Indianapolis produces valves for the chemical industry. According to specifications, one particular valve is supposed to have a five-inch opening on the side. Quality control inspectors take random samples of these valves just after the hole is bored. They measure the size of the hole in an ef

Managerial Accounting

Fabert Corp uses the weighted-average method in its process costing system. The Assembly Department started the month with 16,000 units in its beginning work in process inventory that were 40% completed with respect to conversion costs. An additional 60,000 units were transferred in from the prior department during the month t

Transportation Problem

The Darby Company manufactures and distributes meter used to measure electric power consumption. The company started with a small production plant in El Paso and gradually built a customer base throughout Texas. A distribution center was established in Ft. Worth, Texas later, as business expanded to the north, a second distrib


1) A fast-food restaurant serves hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and chicken sandwiches. The restaurant counts a cheeseburger as equivalent to 1.25 hamburgers and chicken sandwiches as 0.8 hamburger. Current employment is five full-time employees (each working a 40-hour week). a) If the restaurant sold 700 hamburgers, 900 chee

A soft drink maker has identified two options for the expansion of production.

A soft drink maker wants to expand into a neighboring country. They want the product bottled in that country to avoid political issues and to enhance the local image of the product. They have identified two options for the expansion. The first is to build a highly automated process. The economies of scale would allow them to

Various Probability Questions

1. Telephone calls arrive at the rate of 48 per hour at the reservation desk for the David Parker. Find the probability of receiving 3 calls in a five-minute period. Put your answer in the form 0.xxxx (four places) with no additional symbols or numbers. 2. Consider a binomial experiment with 2 trials and p = 0.4. Find the