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Financial Models

Need to show calculations in excel #1: During the year, the Senbet Discount Tire Company had gross sales of $1.2 million. The firm's cost of goods sold and selling expenses were $450,000 and $225,000, respectively. Senbet also had notes payable of $900,000. These notes carried an interest rate of 9%. Depreciation was $110,0

Comparing Performance Evaluation Methods

Top management of the Gates Corporation is trying to construct a performance evaluation system to use to evaluate each of its three divisions. This past years financial data are as follows: Division A Division B Division C Total assets

ELN Waste Management: ROI and EVA

ELN Waste Management has a subsidiary that disposes of hazardous waste and a subsidiary that collects and disposes of residential garbage. Information related to the two subsidiaries follows. Hazardous Waste Residential Waste Total assets

Incentives to Over-Invest and Under-Invest

Consider two companies: Quantum Products and Aquafin Products. Senior managers at Quantum Products are evaluated in terms of increases in profit. In fiscal 2011, Quantum Products had a net operating profit after taxes of $2,500,000 and invested capital of $25,000,000. In fiscal 2012, the company had net operating profit after ta

Finance: Garber Company: Compute cost driver rates, and ABC costing

Please see the attached file. Garber Company uses a traditional activity-based costing system to assign $600,000 of committed resource costs for customer service on the basis of the following information gathered from interviews with customer service personnel: Activity Time Percentage Estimated Cost Driver Qua

Price for Booking Airlines and Hotels

You've decided to take a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico. You will leave one month from today and stay for 7 nights. You need to purchase a plane ticket and a hotel room. Search for these two items individually at airline and hotel web sites. What airline and hotel did you find, and what were the prices of each? Next, search f

EXERCISE 11-13. Investigating Variances

At the start of the year, Frigicor estimated that the company would produce 480 refrigeration units during the year (40 per month). Annual fixed overhead costs were estimated to be $600,000 ($50,000 per month), and estimated variable overhead costs were estimated to be $500 per unit. Standard cost per unit was set at $3,450: St

Management, CFO and Finance Functions

What is the primary goal of management. What are the primary tasks of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and others in the finance function of an organization.

Question about a Financial Problem

As an investor in EasternSemiconductor Corporation, what do you think of the following statements? Justify your opinion. The president of Eastern Semiconductor Corporation (ESC) stated in the company's Annual Report to Shareholders that ESC's goal is to increase the value of our common shareholder's equity. Later in the report,

S&L industry Crisis in the 1980s: Mortgage loans, market values, insolvency

See attached file. The Savings and Loan (S&L) industry had an extremely difficult time during the 1980s, as interest rate levels reached new highs. The following problem illustrates the nature of these difficulties. NOTE: This problem assumes you are familiar with the relationship between the market val

Time Value of Money Concepts

1. You deposit $5,000 in an account that earns 12% compounded annually. Compute the account balance at the end of: a. 1 year b. 20 years c. 40 years 2. You deposit $100,000 in an account that earns a 10% annual rate of return. You have decided that at the end of each year you will withdraw the interest that is credited

Loan Interest Deduction: Amortization Schedule

Loan interest deductions Liz Rogers just closed a $10,000 business loan that is to be repaid in three equal, annual, end-of-year payments. The interest rate on the loan is 13%. As part of her firm's detailed financial planning, Liz wishes to determine the annual interest deduction attributable to the loan. (Because it is a bu

Diversification

Diversification is supposed to reduce risks. What does diversification mean in the context of corporate finance, and how does it reduce risks in that context? Can all risks be reduced through diversification? Can a corporation have too much diversification? response is 281 words

Corporate Finance

As an investor you have a required rate of return of 14 percent for investments in risky stocks. You have analyzed three risky firms and must decide which (if any) to purchase. Your information is Firm A B C Current Dividends $1.00

Advantages and disadvantages of various valuation methods

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of these 3 valuation methods: 1) the Discounted Cash Flow method (fundamental method) 2) the Venture Capital Method and 3) the First Chicago Method. In answering the question, assume that you plan to value a startup. response is 1,236 words plus references

Practice Problems

Problem 8-6 Cost of Assets, Subsequent Book Values and Balance Sheet preparation The following events took place at Pete's Painting Company during 2008. a. On January 1, Pete bought a used truck for $14,000. He added a tool chest and side-racks for ladders for $4,800. The truck is expected to last four years and then be so

Multiple Choice Questions - finance practice quiz

25. A common size income statement: a. uses the same dollar amount of revenues for each year. b. expresses items as a percentage of revenues. c. makes comparisons between years more difficult. d. is useful in estimating the impact of inflation. 26. Which of the following is(are) an example of a measure of leverage?

Multiple Choice Questions - finance (securities, auditors and more)

19. Firms that issue registered securities are required to file, with the SEC on an annual basis, which of the following? a. An annual report. b. A prospectus. c. A form 10-K. d. A set of financial statements. e. All of these. 20. Management's statement of responsibility: a. usually refers to the company's syst

Multiple Choice Questions - finance (earnings per share, cash flows and more)

14. The earnings per share of common stock calculation: a. is made by dividing net income by the number of shares of common stock outstanding at the end of the year. b. is complicated by the declaration of cash dividends during the year. c. includes gains or losses from treasury stock transactions. d. is complicated by t

Multiple Choice Questions - finance

When common stock has a par value: a. the liability of the stockholders is limited to the par value. b. there will probably be additional paid-in capital in the balance sheet. c. the market value of the stock will be higher than if there is no par value. d. the paid-in capital will equal the par value of the number o

Multiple Choice Questions - finance practice quiz

If the market price of a bond exceeds its face amount: a. the coupon rate is less than the market interest rate. b. the coupon rate is more than the market interest rate. c. the company's ROI and working capital have been increasing over time. d. the maturity rate has been declining. The amortization of bond discount:

Finance: Portfolio weighting, After tax cash flows, Systematic risk

14. You own a portfolio that consists of $8,000 in stock A, $4,600 in stock B, $13,000 in stock C, and $5,500 in stock D. What is the portfolio weight of stock A? A. 14.79 percent B. 15.91 percent C. 18.42 percent D. 19.07 percent E. 25.72 percent 10. Assume a project has e

Transactions, Company's Income Statement

1: Listed below are transactions or items that are frequently reported in financial statements. 1. Income effect due to changing from the double-declining-balance method to the straight-line method of depreciation. 2. Collection of accounts receivable. 3. Purchase of an insurance policy on December 31 that provides coverage