See attached file. UNIT 3 PROFESSIONAL CHALLENGE- INSTRUCTIONS Please follow the instructions below to complete the assignment. I have attached a Unit 3 Professional Challenge- Blank Answer Template. Please use it to fill in your answers. The cells that need to be filled in are in the color gray. Virtually all of the cells
Create an Excel spreadsheet for a production plant with the following criteria: - The company will lease for 5 years at $1,500,000 per year. - It will cost the firm $4,000,000 in capital (straight-line depreciation, 5 year life) in year 0. - It will cost the firm an additional $150,000 per year after the new production pl
The major problem with traditional variance analysis is that it focuses on trying to assign blame for spending more than the budgeted amount. True or false? Explain. Is management control a clear-cut area based on generally accepted principles or one that relies to a greater extent on common sense and flexibility?
If you deposit $10,000 in a bank account that pays 10% interest annually, how much will be in your account after 5 years? Explain how to apply discounted cash flow techniques to determine the value of money.
1. (9) The local public library is considering holding a picnic as a fundraiser. They plan to charge $30 per ticket. They can rent a facility at a state park for $400. The food would be catered by a local caterer at a cost of $12 per meal, plus $150 for setting up their equipment. A band would be hired to play for $300 plus
See attachment for all details.. 1. You are considering the following two mutually exclusive projects that will not be repeated. The required rate of return is 11.25% for project A and 10.75% for project B. Which project should you accept and why? project A; because its NPV is about $335 more than the NPV of
An American company named Tasukete Inc. (Hypothetical name) is considering investing in Japan as a provider of Help Alert. The product is aimed at the senior population of that country. The product allows seniors to get medical help (i.e. ambulance) at the touch of a button in their home. 1. What considerations should be tak
Read Guillermo's Furniture Scenario. Explain the finance concepts and how they relate to the context of the scenario. Guillermo's Furniture Store Scenario While many people know that Sonora, Mexico is a beautiful vacation spot, it is also a large furniture manufacturing location in North America. Guillermo Navallez made
Question 1: Working Capital Management. Indicate how each of the following six different transactions that Dynamic Mattress might make would affect (i) cash and (ii) net working capital: a. Paying out a $2 million cash dividend. b. A customer paying a $2,500 bill resulting from a previous sale. c. Paying $5,000 previous
1.What are some large capital investments that have a high degree of uncertainty and flexibility that would make managers think in terms of real options rather than NPV? 2.What are the expectations for a manager or an employee involved with the capital budgeting of a project? 190 words.
11. Caledonia is considering two additional mutually exclusive projects. The cash flows associated with these projects are as follows: YEAR PROJECT A PROJECT B 0 $100,000 $100,000 1 32,000 0 2 32,000 0 3 32,000 0 4 32,000 0 5 32,000 $200,000
ZeeBancorp is considering the establishment of a contract collection service subsidiary that would provide collection service to small and midium size firms. Compensation would be in the form of a percentage of the amount collected. For amounts collected up to $100, the fee is 55 percent of the amount collected. For amounts
Capital rationing: a. is a way of preserving the assets of the firm over the long term. b. is a less than optimal way to arrive at capital budgeting decisions. c. assures stockholder wealth maximization. d. assures maximum potential profitability.
The Dammon Corp. has the following investment opportunities. Year Machine A Inflows Machine B Inflows Machine C Inflows ($15,000 investment) ($22,500 investment) ($37,500 investment) 1 $6,000 $12,000 $-0
Lynn Co. is considering the investment of $90,000 in a new machine. The machine will generate cash flow of $10,000 per year for each year of its 15 year life and will have a salvage value of $5,000 at the end of its life. Lynn Co.'s cost of capital is 8%. (a.) Calculate the net present value of the proposed investment. Ignore
The Seattle Corporation has been presented with an investment opportunity which will yield end-of-year cash flows of $30,000 per year in Years 1 through 4, $35,000 per year in Years 5 through 9, and $40,000 in Year 10. This investment will cost the firm $150,000 today, and the firm's cost of capital is 8 percent. a. What is t
Problem 1 A firm has a capital structure which consists of 30% debt and 70% equity. The cost of debt is 10% and the cost of equity is 15%. Find the cost of capital if the firm's tax rate is 34%. Problem 2 A firm is evaluating a project with the following cash flows: Year0 = (100,000) Year1 = 26,000 Year2 =
11-30 Exercise in Compound Interest Suppose Subaru of America, Inc. wishes to borrow money from UBS. They agree on an annual rate of 10%. 1. Suppose Subaru agree to repay $500 million at the end of 4 years. How much will UBS lend Subaru? 2 Suppose Subaru agrees to repay a total of $500 million at a million at the end
A project is expected to generate cash flows of $14,000 annually for six years plus an additional $27,000 in year 6. The cost of capital is 10% a.What is the most you can invest in this project at time 0 and still have a positive NPV? b.What is the most you can invest in this project at time 0 if you want to have a 15% IRR?
Problem: (Divisional Market Risk Adjustment) SureGrip Rubber Company has two divisions: (1) the tire division, which manufactures tires for new autos, and (2) the recap division, which manufactures recapping materials that are sold to independent tire recapping shops throughout the United States. Since auto manufacturing fl
Scenario Analysis. Shao Industries is considering a proposed project for its capital budget. The company estimates the project's NPV is $12 million. This estimate assumes that the economy and market conditions will be average over the next few years. The company's CFO, however, forecasts there is only a 50% chance that the econo
Capital Budgeting Risk Analysis Economic Life. The Scampini Supplies Company recently purchased a new delivery truck. The new truck cost $22,500, and it is expected to generate net after-tax operating cash flows, including depreciation, of $6,250 per year. The truck has a 5-year expected life. The expected salvage values after
Compute free cash flow, initial outlay, terminal cash flow, NPV, IRR. Discuss project risk, CAPM, simulations and sensitivity analysis.
Using data in the attached excel file, respond to these: Should the company focus on cash flows or accounting profits in making its capital-budgeting decisions? Should the company be interested in incremental cash flows, incremental profits, total free cash flows, or total profits? b. How does depreciation affect free ca
1. A small manufacturing operation expects real net cash flows of $155,000. The company is ongoing but expects competitive pressures to erode its real net cash flows at 5% per year in perpetuity. The appropriate real discount rate for Philips is 11%. All net cash flows are received at year end. What is the present value of the
Look at a potential new product; a fertilizer that your company's R&D people developed for use on lawns. Your company's marketing manager thinks you can sell 22.500 bags in the first year and that volume will increase by 10% in each year thereafter for the next 3 years after which time the product will become obsolete when repla
You are thinking about acquiring a new company. The company is at a bargain asking price of $400,000. You have your expert accountants project a 10 year income statement (see below) based on how well you think you could run this new venture. Now you need to project a ten year cash flow and determine if you should acquire this
The Durst Equipment Company purchased a machine 5 years ago at a cost of $100,000. It had an expected life of 10 years at the time of purchase and an expected salvage value if $10,000 at the end of the 10 years. It is being depreciated by the straight line method toward a salvage value of $10,000, or by $9,000 per year. A new m
Part 1. Capital Budgeting Practice Problems a. Consider the project with the following expected cash flows: Year Cash flow 0 - $500,000 1 $100,000 2 $110,000 3 $550,000 If the discount rate is 0%, what is the project's net
New Project Analysis. You have been asked by the president of your company to evaluate the proposed acquisition of a new spectrometer for the firm's R&D department. The equipment's basic price is $70,000, and it would cost another $15,000 to modify it for special use by your firm. The spectrometer, which falls into the MACRS 3-y
I. "It is a matter of indifference whether investment projects are selected by the internal rate of return method or the next present value method." Discuss the circumstances in which this statement may not hold. ii. Why cannot the accounting rate of return be used as a reliable capital budgeting technique? What are its ad