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# Calculating NPV of a given investment proposal

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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.

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