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Finance Questions from Annual Report

ANNE TAYLOR STORES CORP. http://investor.anntaylor.com/ WHAT DEPRECIATION METHODS DOES YOUR FIRM USE? DOES YOUR FIRM OWN ONE OR MORE SUBSIDIARIES? DID YOUR FIRM ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY SUBSIDIARIES OR INVESTMENTS IN OTHER FIRMS DURING THE MOST RECENT YEAR? - SEE NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS. IF SO, PROVIDE DETAILS. Th

Two word problems on Present Value

1. Income from a precious metals mining operation has been decreasing uniformly for 5 years. If income in year 1 was $100,000 and it decreased by $10,000 per year through year 5, the present worth of the income at 10% per year is closest to? A. $310,500 B. $352,200 C. $379,100 2. Income from sales of a certain oil additi

Personal Finance Investments...answer questions 1-6

I have received an inheritance for which I need to make wise investment decisions. I have received a $100,000 inheritance and would like to invest. Since I recognize the importance of diversification, invest the amount in a variety of financial instruments. 1. Decide on a good investment mix; in other words, decide what percen

Market Stabilization & Stock Risk: Compute Lynch Brothers' overall gain or loss

Lynch Brothers is the managing underwriter for a 1-million-share issue by Overcharge Healthcare Inc. Lynch Brothers is "handling" 10% of the issue. Its price is $30 per share and the price to the public is $31.50. Lynch also provides the market stabilization function. During the issuance, the market for the stock turned sof

Financial Risks

What are the components of financial risk? How do companies employ diversification to reduce risk?

Japan's Financial Reforms

-The Hashimoto Era and Structural Reforms- Was Hashimotos reform programs feasible, strong enough to keep control over his reform proposal and did it address the problems Japan was facing?

Retirement of Loans

Which is preferable, a loan with a lower present value or a loan with a lower periodic installment? Why? What would be preferable, to retire a loan towards the end of its term or much before it? Explain your answer. If a loan has a pre-payment penalty attached to it, would it still be viable to retire it? Why or why not?

The Vermont Teddy Bear Co.

Develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) Table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary) Table.Tables must be done in Excel showing formulas as well. Attached is the document you are taking the information from. ** See attachments **

DEVELOP EFAS AND IFAS TABLES

NOT FOR 104690 Using the Vermont Teddy Bear Company, develop IFAS & EFAS tables. Include info on the scanning process. Include info on factors considered and why. Preferred Text- Strategic Management and Business Policy, Wheelin & Hunger I have received assistance with identifying the issues but am brainlocked at developi

Break Even Point

The following are the monthly fixed expenses for Peyton Travel: Office rent: $3,000.00 Depreciation of office furniture 200.00 Utilities 110.00 Telephone 520.00 Reservation Service Fees 380.00 Travel Agent Salaries 1,400.00 Variable expenses include the following: Travel Agent Commission 5.0% of sales Advertising 6.

A Department store has the following credit terms

A Department store has the following credit terms the finance charge. If any is based on the previous balance before payments or credits are deducted. The rates are 1.5% per month up to $1,000 and 1.25% per month on amounts in excess of 1,000. These are annual percentage rates of 18% and 15% respectively. Find the new balance fo

Personal finance solve each option

You have received a $10,000 bonus which you would like to invest for your child's education. Calculate the value of the bonus in ten years if invested in each of the following: Option 1: A money market fund that has a current interest rate of 1.75%. Option 2: U.S. Series I bonds (use the current interest rate for I bonds)

Corporate Finance

I am preparing for my FINAL examination(s)...I would like to have these problems solved - so that I can use them for study references in answering like problems. Thank you. --- 1. Global Utilities Company (GUC) follows a policy of paying out 60 percent of its net income as cash dividends to its shareholders each year. Th

Portfolio Analysis

Need some assistance on the following problem. Have an exam and this is a sample problem I cannot figure out. Please include all formulas so I can get a better grasp on this topic. RATE OF RETURN Scenario Probabiltiy Stocks Bonds Recession

2 multiple choice questions

Decision tree analysis shows a project to have several possible outcomes the best of which has an NPV of $12M calculated over a five-year life. This best case path has an overall probability of occurring of 20%. A real option is available at an initial cost of $800,000 which will add a single $6M cash inflow to this best case pa

Determine how many dollars of new funds are needed to finance the growth.

Owen's Electronics has 90 operating plants in seven southwestern states. Sales for last year were $100 million, and the balance sheet at year-end is similar in percentage of sales to that of previous years (and this will continue in the future). All assets (including fixed assets) and current liabilities will vary directly w

Financing decision

How do I answer this without knowing risk or any other information. Your boss is considering borrowing $10,000 from a bank at 8% for a project. She has determined that the rate of return on the project is expected to be 12%. She comments that since the project is earning more than the cost of the

Return on investment

What role does the "frequency of payment" have in determining the return on investment?

What is the breakeven point from the given below information?

What is the breakeven point from the given below information? fixed costs $20,000 variable costs 33% of sales avg selling price is $10,000 a) As % of sales, what is its variable or contribution margin? b) If the average sale is $10,000 what is the contribution margin/vehicle? c

Calculating Monthly Saving for the Retirement Fund

Looking for help and how you got the answer especially on how to break out the percentages. You wish to retire in 20 years at which time you want to accumulate enough money to receive an annual annuity of 12,000 for 25 years after retirement. During the period before retirement you can earn 8 percent annually, while after ret

Mathematics of Finance

A printer was purchased for $1200 and has a salvage value of $100. If it is expected to produce a 150,000 copies, a) what is the unit depreciation for the printer? b) if it has printed 12,000 copies the first year, what is the year end depreciation? * do not round off in the middle of the problem

Accounting problem

Here's what I have so far as answer. Please review it carefully. I am stumped on the final two questions. So any insight would be GREATLY appreciated. Instructions: (a) (1) Prepare the journal entry to record the issuance of the bonds on July 1, 2002. (a) (2) Prepare the journal entry to record the accrual of interest

Investment Bankers

Who are the investment bankers for Medtronic, Inc. and Guidant Corp.? Also, what are the roles of investment bankers?

Presenting and creating an image for investment high ranking officers

You have a meeting with a distance learning investment company's CEO and a few other high ranking officers. You are trying to obtain a loan for a distance learning company that you would like to start. Fortunately, you have a mentor to whom you can turn for help. Write your mentor a n email in which you address the following: