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    The Discounted Cash Flows Model

    Office King Corp

    This is a problem in managerial accounting. Can you give me some direction? Problem: Office King Corp. makes three different models of paper shredders including the waste container that serves as the base. While the shredder heads are different for three models, the waste container is the same. The number of waste containers

    Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

    Trying to find the present value of the cash flows with a discount rate of 11% componded quarterly. Year Cash Flow 1 $ 900 2 850 3 0 4 1,140

    Internal Rate of Return and Net Present Value of the Product

    The Danforth Tire Company is considering the purchase of a new machine that would increase the speed of manufacturing and save money. The net cost of this machine is $66,000. The annual cash flows have the following projections. Year Cash Flow 1. . . . . . . . . $21,000 2. . . . . . . . . 29,000 3. . . . . . . . . 36,000 4.

    Present value of future cash flows

    XYZ, Inc. has an offer to buy ABC & Sons. XYZ thinks ABC can produce cash flows of $5k, $9k, & $15k over the next three years (respectively). After that, XYZ thinks ABC will be worthless. Using a 14% rate of return, XYZ must make it's purchase decision now. What should XYZ pay today to buy ABC? Please use Excel (prefera

    Present Value & Future Value

    1. Present Values. Compute the present value of a $100 cash flow for the following combinations of discount rates and times: a. r = 8 percent, t = 10 years. b. r = 8 percent, t = 20 years. c. r = 4 percent, t = 10 years. d. r = 4 percent, t = 20 years. 2. Future Values. Compute the future value of a $100 cash flow for the

    Net Income, Operating Cash Flow & Cash Flow from Assets

    Trying to find the Net Income, Operating Cash Flow & The Cash Flow from Assets. sales = $15,200 cost of goods = $11,400 Depreciation expense = $2,700 Interest Expense = $520 Dividends Paid $600 At the begging of the year: net fixed assets = $9100 current assests = $3200 current liabilities = $1800 At the end of

    How would financial managers use discounted-cash flow models for decision-making.

    Some capital-budgeting choices require managers to decide between upgrading high-technology research equipment and not upgrading. How would financial mangers at a Pharmaceutical, a drug manufacturer, use discounted-cash-flow models in their decision-making process? Be sure to address impact not replacing the equipment has on f

    Working Capital and Financing

    Please help me complete and submit a 3,500-4,200-word Capital Structure Analysis Report. For this report, use Target. This report will consist of three sections: a. Working Capital Management Section 1) Identify which of the liquidity or efficiency ratios were under-performing relative to industry standard or were deterioratin

    Corporate Valuation - Dozier Corporation

    Question: Dozier Corporation is a fast-growing supplier of office products. Analysis project the following free cash flows (FCS) during the next 3 years after which FCF is expected to grow at a constant 7 percent rate. Dozier's cost of capital is WACC = 13% Time 1 2 3 Free Cash Flow -$20

    Financing Growth Question

    A leading retailer finds itself in a financial bind. It doesn't have sufficient cash flow from operations to finance its growth, and it is close to violating the maximum debt-to-assets ratio allowed by its covenants. The Vice-President for Marketing suggests: "We can raise cash for our growth by selling the existing stores and l

    Cash Rebates on Electronics

    Among the cash managment techniques used by most business are those that slow down their bill payments. A good example for this is "Cash Rebates" offered on household items like computers and other electronics 1) Are these practices sound business decisions? Are they ethical? Explain 2) What percentage of the rebaates offe

    Acquisition Decisions at Kellogg's

    Kellogg Co. agreed to acquire Keebler Foods Co. for $3.86 billion, or $42 per share. How would discounted cash flow analysis be used in analyzing such a major acquisition decision? What were Kellogg's objectives in the acquisition? What kinds of qualitative issues could enter into the decision?

    Forecast model for sales

    I need to create a forecast model for sales through operating income for Microsoft. The information needs to come from (http://www.sec.gov/)

    Present Value

    Calculate the present value of the following cash flows discounted at 10% (using Microsoft Excel): 1. $1,000 received seven years from today 2. $2,000 received one year from today 3. $500 received eight years from today

    Evaluating Cash Flows

    Garvin Enterprises is considering a project that has the following cash flow and WACC data. What is the project's discounted payback? WACC: 10.00% Year: 0 1 2 3 Cash Flows: -$1,000 $500 $500 $500 A. 2.12 years B. 2.35 years C. 2.59 years D. 2.85 years E. 3.13 years

    Evaluating Cash Flows

    Wachowicz Inc. is considering two average-risk alternative ways of producing its patented polo shirts. Process S has a cost of $8,000 and will produce net cash flows of $5,000 per year for 2 years. Process L will cost $11,500 and will produce cash flows of $4,000 per year for 4 years. The company has a contract that requires

    Zeta Software - project's operating cash flow for Year 1

    Zeta Software is considering a new project whose data are shown below. The required equipment has a 3-year tax life, after which it will be worthless, and it will be depreciated by the straight-line method over 3 years. Revenues and other operating costs are expected to be constant over the project's 3-year life. What is the

    Cash Flow Estimation and Risk Analysis

    Fool Proof Software is considering a new project whose data are shown below. The equipment that would be used has a 3-year tax life, and the MACRS rates for such property are 33%, 45%, 15%, and 7% for Years 1 through 4. Revenues and other operating costs are expected to be constant over the project's 10-year life. What is the

    Calculating the WACC for Amazon

    Describe how the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) is calculated in amazon.com. Evaluate the effectiveness of this approach.

    Acme: Decision Regarding Taking a Business Deal

    Acme is also considering the acquisition of a firm in the Czech Republic and would like your opinion on this. It plans to operate the firm for 3 years and then re-evaluate the holding. Free Cash flows are estimated as follows: Year 1 - 38.63M Czech Koruna (CZK), Year 2 - 44.33 M CZK, Year 3 - 50.48M CZK The third year

    Net Income and Cash Flow

    The Monday Corporation expects to have sales of $20,000,000. Costs other than depreciation are expected to be 70% of sales, and depreciation is expected to be $3,000,000. All sales revenues will be collected in cash, and costs other than depreciation must be paid for during the year. Monday's federal-plus-state tax rate is 40

    Capital Budgeting

    Propose to launch a new computerized assembly line, which costs $5,000,000, for replacing the existing assembly line. If replace the existing assembly line would result in a before-tax reduction of cash expenses by $1,200,000 per year. The new assembly line will be fully depreciated by the simplified straight-line method over

    Calculating Bond Yield

    A 6 year government bond makes annual coupon payments of 5 percent and offers a yield of 3 percent annually compounded. Suppose that one year later the bond still yields 3 percent. What return has the bondholder earned over the 12-month period? Now suppose instead that the bond yield is 2 percent at the end of the year.

    Compute the duration for bond C, and rank the bonds on the basis of their price volatility. what is the price of each of the following bonds ($1,000 principal), if the current interest rate is 9%? Rank the bonds in terms of price fluctuations with the least volatile bond first and the most volatile bonds last as judged by each bond's duration

    1. Compute the duration for bond C, and rank the bonds on the basis of their price volatility. The current rate of interest is 8%, so the prices of bonds A and B are $1,000 and $1,268, respectively . BOND COUPON TERM DURATION A 8% 10 YRS 7.25 B 12% 10 YRS 6.74 C 8% 5YRS ? Confirm your ranking by calculating the percenta

    Financial/Accounting Question

    1. Financial leverage is beneficial only if the firm can employ the borrowed funds to earn a higher rate of return than the interest rate on the borrowed amount. Generally speaking, the higher the financial leverage, the greater the profits at high levels of operating profit. a) true b) false 2. How long must one wait (to t

    Selling a Goldmine/Bonds

    Part I: Suppose you owned a goldmine. All of the gold will run out in two years, but your expected profits from the gold over the next two years are: Year 1: $110,000 Year 2: $350,000 A. If the discount rate is 5% what is the present value of your profits at the end of Year 1 and Year 2? B. With a discount rate of 7%

    Prepare a Statement of Cash Flow Accounting Report statement showing the amount of cash flow from operations, cash flow related to investment activities, and cash flow associated with financing activi

    Use the following information to prepare a Statement of Cash Flow Accounting Report. The indirect method should be used to find cash flow from operations. ABC Corporation retails specialty chairs for individuals who like to change sitting positions rather frequently. ABC has been particularly profitable in recent years wit

    Finance : Project Evaluation and Leverage

    Part A: Describe the following project evaluation processes: NPV, Payback, AAR, IRR. Is any one evaluation process better the others? Why? Part B: What is the difference between Operating Leverage and Financial Leverage? Also, describe the concepts of DOL, DFL and DCL