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Cash flows and project comparisons

You work for the 3T company, which expects to earn at least 18% on its investments. You have to choose between two similar projects. Below is the cash information for each project. Your analysts predict that the inflation rate will be a stable 3% over the next seven years. Which of the two projects would you fund if the decision is based solely on financial information? Why?

Omega Inflow Outflow Netflow
Year

Y0 $0 $225,000 -$225,000

Y1 $0 $190,000 -$190,000

Y2 $150,000 $0 $150,000

Y3 $220,000 $30,000 $190,000

Y4 $215,000 $0 $215,000

Y5 $205,000 $30,000 $175,000

Y6 $197,000 $0 $197,000

Y7 $100,000 $30,000 $70,000

Total $1,087,000 $505,000 $582,000

Alpha Inflow Outflow Netflow
Year

Y0 $0 $300,000 -$300,000

Y1 $50,000 $100,000 -$50,000

Y2 $150,000 $0 $150,000

Y3 $250,000 $50,000 $200,000

Y4 $250,000 $0 $250,000

Y5 $200,000 $50,000 $150,000

Y6 $180,000 $0 $180,000

Y7 $120,000 $30,000 $90,000

Total $1,200,000 $530,000 $670,000

Solution Summary

The solution explains how to determine which project should be taken up for funding

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