McFrugal Inc. has expected sales of $20 million. Fixed operating costs are $2.5 million, and the variable cost ratio is 65 percent. McFrugal has outstanding a $12 million, 8 percent bank loan. The firm also has outstanding 1 million shares of common stock ($1 par value). McFrugal's tax rate is 40 percent.
a) What is McFrugal's degree of operating leverage at a sales level of $20 million?
b) What is McFrugals's current degree of financial leverage?
c) Forecast McFrugal's EPS if sales drop to $15 million.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 10:48 pm ad1c9bdddf
Solution shows calculation of degree of operating leverage, degree of financial leverage and EPS at different sales levels.