# Calculating NPV of a given investment proposal

Cannondale is considering a modification to one of their products. The change will have an immediate cost to Cannondale of $50,000, but is expected to raise revenues by $40,000 next year and $45,000 the year after that.

The increase in manufacturing costs due to this change are expected be $5,000 per year. These numbers are approximate (after-tax), and no forecasting is done beyond the second year. Cannondale typically requires a rate of return of 10%. What is the NET present value (PV) of this change, considering only the next two years?

a. $0.00

b. $33,057.85

c. $14,876.03

d. $114,876.03

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Cash flows

Current investment=$50,000

Net cash flow at the end of year 1= ...

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Solution describes the steps to calculate NPV in the given case.