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Calculating Rate of Return on a Company's Reinvested Funds

Computer Corp. reinvests 60 percent of its earnings in the firm. The stock sells for $50, and the next dividend will be $2.50 per share. The discount rate is 15 percent. What is the rate of return on the company's reinvested funds (i.e. the ROE)?

Dropping or Retaining a Segment

Please see attached document. Boyle's Home Center, a retailing company, has two departments, Bath and Kitchen. The company's most recent monthly contribution format income statement follows: Department Total Bath Kitchen Sales $5,000,000 $1,000,000 $4,000,000 Variable expenses 1,900,000 300,000 1.600,000 Contributio

Identification of Relevant Costs

Please see attached document. Steve has just returned from salmon fishing. He was lucky on this trip and brought home two salmon. Steve's wife, Wendy disapproves of fishing, and to discourage Steve from further fishing trips, she has presented him with the following cost data. The cost per fishing trip is based on an average

Basic segmented income statement

Caltech, Inc. produces and sells recordable CD and DVD packs. Revenue and cost information relating to the products follow: Product CD DVD Selling price per pack $8.00 $25.00 Variable expense per pack $3.20

Simon Manufacturing: Compare cost of two-step buyout to a single step proposal

Simon Manufacturing Co. is planning to acquire Garfunkel Engineering in a two-step buyout. Garfunkel has 3,000,000 shares of common stock currently outstanding, and the market price is currently $25 per share. The first step of the buyout would offer to purchase 51% of Garfunkel Engineering common stock for $34 per share, The se

Williams Company: compute break even chart

Please see the attached files. They include the instruction sheet and excel file (there are 2 sheets in this file). COST-VOLUME-PROFIT (BREAK-EVEN) Instructions and data to calculate break-even, target profit stated as before taxes and after taxes, under-performance losses for The Williams Company as well as preparing a

Price of shares, NPV from merger, lease or buy decision

1-A firm has 100 shares of stock and 40 warrants outstanding. The warrants are about to expire, and all of them will be exercised. The market value of the firm's assets is $2,000, and the firm has no debt. Each warrant gives the owner the right to buy 2 shares at $15 per share. What is the price per share of the stock? a.$

Abel Athletics Financial Forecast

As a division manager at Abel Athletics, you are expected to work with the Finance Department to develop financial forecasts for your division. Prepare a document that explains why forecasting is important to an organization. Explain the forecasting process, compare, and contrast it to the budgeting process. Discuss the role of

Finance : Net Profit, Cash-Flow Statements, ROE, ROA and Profit Margin

For the 12months ended December 31, 2005, Quintero Corporation Posted the following financial results: Sales of $96.8 million, cost of goods sold of $72.0 million, overhead expenses of $5.5 million, depreciation of $2.3 million, and interest expense of $7.0 million. During the Fiscal year, capital spending totaled $97.8 millio

Calculating returns on stocks purchased with/without margin

You purchase 500 shares of 2nd Chance Co stock on margin at a price of $53. Your broker requires you to deposit $11,000. Suppose you sell the stock at a price of $62, what is your return? What would your return have been had you purchased the stock without margin? What if the stock price is $44 when you sell the stock?

How much external financing does Company ARI require next year?

ARI has current sales of $50 mil. Sales are expected to grow to $75 mil. next year. ARI currently has accounts receivable of $10 mil, inventories of $15 mil and net fixed assets of $20 mil. These assets are expected to grow at the same rate as sales over the next year. Accounts payable are expected to increase from their cur

Business accounting and finance

I need help to get started in preparing 1,000 to 1,200 not including title and references word in APA format with the references. Please see objective that I posted thank you. Task Name: Phase 1 Discussion Board Deliverable Length: 1,000-1,200 words, not including title page & reference Details: Operations deals with how

Hurd Company exchange property for stock; Bunyan par stock

31. Hurd Company acquired a building valued at $160,000 for property tax purposes in exchange for 10,000 shares of its $5 par common stock. The stock is widely traded and selling for $15 per share. At what amount should the building be recorded by Hurd Company? $50,000 $150,000 $160,000

Payback of Mutually Exclusive Projects with Depreciation

You are considering the following two mutually exclusive projects. Both projects will be depreciated using straight-line depreciation to a zero book value over the life of the project. Neither project has any salvage value. Reference: 06_02 Project A

Investment in Stock

On October 1, 2008, Chicago Corp. purchases 1,000 shares of the preferred stock of Denver Corp. for $40 per share. In addition, Chicago pays another $1,000 in commissions. On October 20, 2008, Denver delivers and pays a dividend of $1 per share. Chicago sells the stock on November 5, 2008, at a price of $45 per share. Require

Dollars of new funds needed to finance growth

Please see attached for spreadsheet information. Owen's Electronics has 9 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 asset

Break-even point and degree of leverage

Mo & Chris's Delicious Burgers, Inc., sells food to Military Cafeterias for $15 a box. The fixed costs of this operation are $80,000, while the variable cost per box is $10. What is the break-even point in boxes? Calculate the profit or loss on 15,000 boxes and on 30,000 boxes. What is the degree of operating leverage

Break-even point analysis

The Hartnett Corporation manufactures baseball bats with Pudge Rodriguez's autograph stamped on them. Each bat sells for $13 and has a variable cost of $8. There are $20,000 in fixed costs involved in the production process. Compute the break-even point in units. Find the sales (in units) needed to earn a profit of $15,000.

Stock Valuations

I am having all kinds of trouble with stock valuations. I have read my chapter material twice, but cannot figure the attached problems. Also, if this is calculated in excel, how to calculate? 1. General Cereal common stock dividends have been growing at an annual rate of 7 percent per year over the past 10 years. Current d

Du Pont system of analysis

Front Beam Lighting Company has the following ratios compared to its industry for 2008. Front beam lighting Industry Return on assets 12% 5% Return on equity 16% 20% Explain why the return-on-equity ratio is so much l

Risk and Return in Financial Markets

Analyze and explain the relationship between risk and return in financial markets. As an investor what would some of your expectations be with regard to a high risk investment and low risk investment?

Risks of Overseas Production Facility

What additional risks are associated with the establishment of an overseas production facility versus expanding through the establishment of one in a neighboring community?

Conribution Margin and Contribution Format Income Statements

I'm looking for help on how to solve this problem. Memofax, Inc. produces memory enhancment kits for fax machines. Sales have been very erratic with some months showing a profit and some months showing a loss. THe company's contribution format income statement for the most recent month is given below: Sales (13,500 units at