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Risk

Most correct Statement. 1. If you add enough randomly selected stocks to a portfolio, you can completely eliminate all the market risk from the portfolio 2. If you formed a portfolio which included a large number of low beta stocks (less than 1.0 but greater than -1.0), the portfolio would itself have a beta coefficient

Ratios

Using the income statement for Paste Management Company compute the following ratios: a. The interest coverage. b. The fixed charge coverage. The total assets for this company equal $80,000. Set up the equation for the Du Pont system of ratio analysis, and compute c, d, and e. c. Profit margin. d. Total asset turnover.

Need liquidity analysis of ratios

Jan-05 Jan-04 Jan-03 Jan-02 Jan-01 Current Ratio Current Assets 1.69 1.55 1.59 1.37 1.16 Current Liabilities Quick (Acid-Test) Ratio Current Assets-Inventory 1.04 0.91 0.95 0.74 0.49 Current Liabilities Inventory Turnover Cost of Goods Sold

Amortization

To accumulate $8,000 by the end of 5 years by making equal annual end-of-year deposits for the next 5 years. If earning 7% on the investments, how much must be deposited at the end of each year to meet the goal?

Real Estate Finance

You have contracted to purchase a $10,000,000 multi-family property with $2,000,000 cash down payment as equity and an $8,000,000 mortgage loan. Assume mortgage rates for this type of investment property are 8.50% fixed rate, fully amortized over 30 years, with monthly payments of interest and principal. (1) Construct an

Stocks price

Suppose a firm used a debt to leverage up its ROE, and in the process its EPS also was boosted. Would this lead to an increase in the price of the firm's stock?

Break Even Analysis for a Lighting Company

Ensco Lighting Company has fixed costs of $100,000, sells its units for $28, and has variable costs of $15.50 per unit. a. Compute the break-even point. b. Ms. Watts comes up with a new plan to cut fixed costs to $75,000. However, more labor will now be required, which will increase variable costs per unit to $17. The sales

Rate of return & net operating income

60. (Ignore income taxes in this problem.) In order to receive $12,000 at the end of three years and $10,000 at the end of five years, how much must be invested now if you can earn 14% rate of return? A) $12,978. C) $13,290. B) $8,100. D) $32,054. 61.Lusk Company produces and sells 15,000 units of Product A each mont

11664 Q ACC

But what is our liability? Ditka engineering company has signed a third party loan guarantee for liberty company . The loan is fro the national bank of illinois for $500,000. Liberty has recnetly filed for bankruptcy , and it is estimated by the companys auditors that creditors can expect to receive no more than 40% of their c

Corporate Finance-Multiple Choice

I need help with the attached questions. Work does not need to be shown. --- 10. You will receive a $100,000 inheritance in 20 years. You can invest that money today at 6% compounded annually. What is the present value of your inheritance? a. $27,491.25 b. $29,767.15 c. $31,180.47 d. $35,492.34 e. $100,000 11.

Finance questions: Procter Micro-Computers, Inc. & Modern Tombstones

Chapter 6 5. Procter Micro-Computers, Inc., requires $1,200,000 in financing over the next two years. The firm can borrow the funds for two years at 9.5 percent interest per year. Mr. Procter decides to do economic forecasting and determines that if he utilizes short-term financing instead, he will pay 6.55 percent interest i

Three finance problems: Gomez, Bruce and Brenda retirement, FV of payments

1. Gomez Electrics needs to arrange financing for its expansion program. Bank A offers to lend Gomez the required funds on a loan in which interest must be paid monthly, and the quoted rate is 8%. Bank B will charge 9%, with interest due at the end of the year. What is the difference in the effective annual rates charged by

Finance analysis II

What factors would cause a difference in the use of financial leverage for a utlility companyand an automobile company? Explain how the break-even point and operating leverage are affected by the choice of manufacturing facilitites (labor intensive versus capital intensive)? What does risk taking have to do with the use of

One statement is correct or all are false

One statement is correct or all are false When financial leverage is used, the graphical probability distribution of net income would tend to be more peaked than a destribution where no leverage is present, other things held constant From an operational standpoint the goal of maintaining financial flexibility translates i

Managerial Finance

Describe the schematic structure/relationships of a firm from its sources of capital to sales and fiscal and monetary policies. Do the firms actions feedback or interact with government economic policy?

Time Value of Money: Present Value, Compound interest

A small business expects an income stream of $5000 per year for a four-year period. a) Find the present value of the business if the annual interest rate compounded continuously is: (1) 3% (2) 10% b) in each case, find the value of the business at the end of the four-year period.

Expected returns

What is the expected return on a portfolio if an equal amount is invested in each stock? What would be expected return if 50 percent of your funds is invested in stock A and the remaining funds are split evenly between stocks B and C? Stock A 7% Stock B 12 Stock C 20 You are considering two stocks and have determined

Microsoft

Part 1: Obtain the most recent financial statements for Microsoft from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website (http://www.sec.gov/). (Look for the annual report or Form 10-K.) Part 2: discuss and decide upon the best ratios for creating a forecast model for sales through operating income. Part 3: Develop

Basic Finance Problem Set

(See attached file for full problem description) --- 3. As you checked "Your Professor's answer" to the Self-Check Excercise problem 6 from this lesson (lesson 16) you will note that each year's net cash flows are calculated by adding depreciation back to net earnings. On the other hand, problem 1 in this assignment specifie

Market Efficiency

Please advise if my calculation are correct from the excel file. The word file are the questions that were asked. --- Event Study and Market Efficiency Use the market model estimates of residual returns on IBM to determine whether the stock market reacts in an efficient way to earnings announcements. The data that is pr

Amortization schedule computed

On 10/1/05, the ACCT300 Commissioner authorized a special loan agreement with Astros Co, whereby Astros Co would borrow $125,000 at 9% interest. Conditions of tthe agreement require the repayment of the loan with 7 annual payments, beginning 10/1/06, in the following amounts Payment Number Payment Amount 1