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Finance: Manufacturing and Alternative Investments

A. The engineering team at Manuel's Manufacturing, Inc., is planning to purchase an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The software and installation from Vendor A costs $380,000 initially and is expected to increase revenue $125,000 per year every year. The software and installation from Vendor B costs $280,000 and is ex

Finance: Capital Budget Process

Need to see step by step equation solutions. Data: rd= 10% T= 40% FX1= 96.57 ¥ FX0= 95.72 ¥ Dps= 139.19 ¥ per share, selling at 1,000 ¥ per share; the underwriting cost is 7%, or 70 ¥ Pn= 930 ¥ Original Bond Yield: 12% Risk Premium: 1.5% rRF= 5% RPM= 6.5% bi= 1.75 RPW= 3.83% biW= 1.44 n = 3 years CF1=

Evaluating NPV vs. IRR vs. Payback period

Evaluating NPV vs. IRR vs. Payback period Provide debate points for the pros and cons of each of the methods of evaluating projects. First identify each of the three methods then offer your thoughts on pros and cons.

Company Website Presence

Locate an example of a company with a low-cost business model. What is the online offering? What are their key threats? Locate an example of a company with a highest-quality business model. How does it compare to the widest-assortment model? How does the company present itself on its website to make customers willing to pay more

Finance: Practice exam questions

Which of the following statements related to the internal rate of return (IRR) are correct? I. The IRR method of analysis can be adapted to handle non-conventional cash flows. II. The IRR that causes the net present value of the differences between two project's cash flows to equal zero is called the crossover rate. III. T

Capital investment decision making

1. A company makes an investment of $150,000 with a useful life of 10 years and expects to use this investment to generate $300,000 in sales with $280,000 in incremental operating costs. If the company operates in an environment with a 30 % tax rate, what are the expected after tax cash flows that the company will use to evalua

Cash Flows vs. Accounting Profits for Capital-Budgeting Focus

Mini Case : It's been 2 months since you took a position as an assistant financial analyst at Caledonia Products. Although your boss has been pleased with your work, he is still a bit hesitant about unleashing you without supervision. Your next assignment involves both the calculation of the cash flows associated with a new i

NPV, IRR, and Sensitivity Analysis

Crumbly Cookie Company is considering expanding by buying a new (additional) machine that costs $42,000, has zero terminal disposal value and a 10-year useful life. It expects the annual increase in cash revenues from the expansion to be $23,000 per year. It expects additional annual cash costs to be $16,000 per year. Its cos

DCF, sensitivity analysis, no income taxes

Landom Corporation is an international manufacturer of fragrances for women. Management at Landom is considering expanding the product line to men's fragrances. From the best estimates of the marketing and production managers, annual sales (all for cash) for this new line is 1,000,000 units at $25 per unit; cash variable cost

(a). Describe the precise steps ABT must take to create an ADR issue meeting HGC's preferences. (b). Assume that HGC's stock price declines from SF25.00 to SF22.50 per share. If the exchange rate does not also change, what will happen to HGC's ADR price? (c). If the Swiss franc depreciates from $0.8000/SF to $0.7500/SF, but the price of HGC's shares remains unchanged in Swiss francs, how will HGC's ADR price change?

Problem One: Assume that Home Grown Company (HGC) wishes to create a sponsored ADR program worth $75 million to trade on the NASDAQ stock market. Assume that HGC is currently selling on the SWX Swiss Exchange for SF25.00 per share, and the current dollar/Swiss franc exchange rate is $0.8000/SF. American Bank and Trust (ABT) is

Simple Finance Problems

Please provide step-by-step solutions so I can know how to do it. Problem One: a. A project requires a net investment of $100,000. At the firm's cost of capital of 10%, the project's profitability index is 1.15. Determine the net present value of the project. b. Using the profitability index, which of the following projec

NPV, Investment Outlays, and Capital Budgeting

(10-1) NPV A project has an initial cost of $52,125, expected net cash inflows of $12,000 per year for 8 years, and a cost of capital of 12%. What is the projectâ??s NPV? (Hint: Begin by constructing a time line). (10-2) IRR Refer to Problem 10-1. What is the project's IRR? (10-3) MIRR Refer to Problem 10-1. What is the pr

Budgeting & Activity Based budgeting

1. Which of the following is a TRUE statement? The direct materials purchases budget is determined from the direct labor budget. The selling and administrative expense budget is input into the forecasted cost of goods sold. The direct materials purchases budget and the capital expenditures budget are

Finance: Capital budgeting task, Book values, APR, EAR, Value of deposit

31. Which of the these activities is a capital budgeting task? determining the amount of cash needed on a daily basis to operate a firm . identifying assets that produce value in excess of the cost to acquire those assets establishing the inventory level establishing a new credit policy

Finance: WACC, Cash flow, Cost of preferred stock, bankruptcy

25. Which of the following is not true regarding the cost of retained earnings? it is relevant to the WACC does not require new funds to be raised has associated flotation costs has a cost, which is the opportunity cost associated with stockholder funds 26. A project has the followin

Present value of FCFE

Office Equipment industry: Calculate required rate of return on equity using CAPM 7. At the end of the year 2004 the Office Equipment Industry had free cash flow to equity (FCFE) of $2.50 per share. The following annual growth rates in FCFE are projected Year Growth Rate 2005 10% 2006 15%

Use of profitability index

You are asked to evaluate two projects for Adventures Club, Inc. Using the net present value method combined with the profitability index approach whereas profitability index = present value of the inflows divided by Present value of the outflows. Discount rate is 12% Which would be best to select? Project X or Project

Managerial Finance Questions

Allied Components Company You recently went to work for Allied Components Company, a supplier of auto repair parts used in the after-market with products from DaimlerChrysler, Ford, and other auto makers. Your boss, the chief financial officer (CFO), has just handed you the estimated cash flows for two proposed projects. Projec

Cost Accounting Problems for Skanda, Inc.

Problem 1 Skanda, Inc. sells clothing, shoes, and accessories at a suburban location in Boston. Here is information for the year ended June 30, 2009: Clothing Shoes Accessories Departmental Sales $850,000 $320,000 $230,000 Subtract: Departmental Costs Variable Costs $510,000 $256,000 $ 126,500 Fixed Costs 29

Long-Term Assets and Liabilities Management

ASSESSMENT 4 Long-Term Asset and Liability Management Gandor Company is a U.S. firm that is considering a joint venture with a Chinese firm to produce and sell DVDs. Gandor will

Accounting Managerial

25. (Ignore income taxes in this problem.) Dokes, Inc. is considering the purchase of a machine that would cost $440,000 and would last for 9 years. At the end of 9 years, the machine would have a salvage value of $62,000. The machine would reduce labor and other costs by $81,000 per year. Additional working capital of $8,000 wo

Costing (Rate of return, NPV, incremental analysis)

Q.2 (A) Network Service Center is considering purchasing a new computer network for $82,000. It will require additional working capital of $13,000. Its anticipated eight-year life will generate additional client revenue of $33,000 annually with operating costs, excluding depreciation, of $15,000. At the end of eight years, it w

Definition of Finance Terms

Can you help me to define the following terms relating to finance? Finance, Efficient Market, Primary Market, Secondary Market, Risk, Security, Stock, Bond, Capital, Debt, Yield, Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Return on Investment (ROI), Cash Flow. Thank you.