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Break-Even / Fixed Cost Analysis on Food and Beverages

Food and Beverages at Southwestern University Football Games Southwestern University (SWU), a large state university in Stephenville, Texas, 30 miles southwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, enrolls close to 20,000 students. The school is the dominant force in the small city, with more students during fall and spring th

APA Abstract and Format for Research Paper

Hi, I need some help with an assignment, I need an APA abstract for my proposed research topic. My topic is government debt. I have no idea how to do an APA abstract, I have never done one and I have no clue on how to do it. Can someone help me out, and direct me in the right direction?

Sources of financial information

What I need to accomplish is: - Identify various sources of financial information and relate them to particular financial activities - Distinguish among different types of financial information that exists - Explain how to find various sources and apply different information to different situations ----------------------

Making equity investment decisions

Reply to the following: I just purchased my first 100 shares of stock this year in November, and as you may have guessed I didn't really know what I was doing. My close friend studying finance invested close to $10,000 within the last 7 years with pretty good return if he was to sell now (and of course the thought of easy mon

Public companies and regulations

Reply to the following: An IPO is defined as the first ever sale of stock by a private company. It is usually offered more often by small companies looking to expand their capital. It can also be used by bigger private corporations looking to become publicly traded. The difference between public and private corporation is

Options: Buyers and Writers

Please help with the following discussion regarding options for buyers and writers. Discuss the upside and the downside potential of options from both the perspective of the writer of the option and the buyer of the option. How and why are these the same or different?

Advantages and Disadvantages of Sole Proprietorship

See the attached case study. Use the questions at the end of the case for guidance, but please add to your explanations. Please help me prepare 2-3 page response including synthesis of applications to corporate organizational structure. Please cite and list any references used. The McGee Cake Comapny In Early 2005, Doc

Business Finance-Week 4

1. (Payback and discounted payback period calculations) The Bar-None Manufacturing Co. manufactures fence panels used in cattle feed lots throughout the Midwest. Bar-None's management is considering three investment projects for next year but doesn't want to make any investment that requires more than three years to recover th

Initial Public Offerings

The IPO Process You should be able to explain and support your reactions to the following questions: •What is an IPO? •What is the difference between a public corporation and a private partnership or corporation? •How does the SEC regulate a company in going "public" and once it is a public entity? •Give an exam

Calculations for corporate finance questions

Corporate Finance 1. You have recently been hired as the new bookstore manager for Wilmington University and you are in the process of ordering, guess what? Textbooks! Cengage Learning (a company that is taking over the textbook business) will send you the texts with these terms: net 30 days. Looking at old inventory report

The Risk and Return on Stock and Bonds

Explain the historical relationships between risk and return for common stocks versus corporate bonds. Explain the manner in which diversification helps risk reduction in the portfolio. Support the response with actual data. Usually, the higher the risk on an asset, the greater the return or potential for loss. Take stocks fo

The Bank of Nova Scotia

1. Provide a brief but concise introduction of Bank Of Nova Scotia including: - Corporate history - Industry - Primary Competitors - Primary Products and/or Services 2. Include a financial analysis of the company using ratios relevant to your company and industry. (These ratios must be accompanied by commentary expl

Inventory Turnover, Flotations Costs, and Equity Financing

1. Why would an inventory turnover ratio be more important for a retailer than a consulting firm? 2. Describe the various flotation costs from issuing stock. How do those flotation costs compare to those from issuing bonds? 3. What signals are provided to investors when a company obtains equity financing? What signals are

Calculations

1. Cross Rates Suppose the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and the Swiss franc is SFr1.5 = $1, and the exchange rate between the dollar and the British pound is £1 = $1.40. What then is the cross rate between francs and pounds? Round your answer to two decimal places. 2. Effective Cost of Trade Credit The D.J. Masson C

Create cash flow from financial statements

AC1420 Exercise 4.2 The following calculations will be based on the income statement and the balance sheet provided: The net cash flow from operating activities The net cash flow from investing activities The net cash flow from financing activities Comparative Balance Sheet for the Years 2009 and 2010 12/31/

Stock Split, Residual Distribution, and External Equity

1. Stock Split Suppose you own 4,000 common shares of Laurence Incorporated. The EPS is $8.00, the DPS is $4.75, and the stock sells for $65 per share. Laurence announces a 2-for-1 split. Immediately after the split, how many shares will you have? What will the adjusted EPS and DPS be? Round your answers to the nearest cent

Full disclosure principle in financial reporting

Requires about 250 words for this complete discussion with good example. Examine the full disclosure principle in financial reporting and discuss why it is important and how should it be used in financial reporting. Choose an example of poor accounting practices and identify the consequences of not following the full disclosu

Kraft: Capital Budgeting

Every company has capital projects. Identify one new acquisition your company may need. What are some issues you are going to have in estimating the cash flow for your new acquisition? Might this be caused from the initial investment and problems in getting it funded? Issues you might raise may include risks, costs, politics

IBM Current Ratios, Quick Ratios, and Debt to Equity Ratios

1. Identify two publicly traded corporations in the same industry and compare and contrast their current ratios, quick ratios, and debt to equity ratios. Explain what these ratios mean and how they help understand the differences between the two companies.

TVM, Solve for PMT, Annual Percentage Rate, and Add on Interest

See the attached file. 1. Using the simple interest method, find the monthly payments on a $2,300 installment loan if the funds are borrowed for 18 months at an annual interest rate of 12%. Use financial calculator to answer the question. Round the answer to the nearest cent. a. $ ??? per month b. How much interest wi

Computation average tax rate

Average corporate tax rates. a. Calculate the tax liability, after-tax earnings, and average tax rates for the following levels of corporate earnings before taxes: $12,100, $81,700, $299,000, $1.4 million, $9.8 million, and $19.7 million. b. Plot the average tax rates (measured on the y-axis) against the pretax income levels

Time Value of money using excel

In the attachment below are questions I am having a hard time figuring out. Can you show your work (formulas) so that I understand how you came to the answers?

Creating a Macro

For this example, we will assume we are reconciling March 2009 sales. 1) Type 3/12/2009 into cell I16 of the Listings worksheet and press ENTER. This entry records the date of the sale of this item. 2) Select row 16 by clicking its row number heading. This is the row we will transfer to the SALES spreadsheet. 3) S

Net Present Value: Probability, Tax, Debt, Capital, and Equity

1. Possible net present values and associated probabilities for a new investment are as follows: NPV -1020 -800 80 450 550 800 Probability .15 .30 .20 .10 .10 .15 What is the expected value______________, median,______________ and mode _________________? 2. You have been given the job of

Computing the Maximum Price to Pay for a Merger Candidate

(Cash for Stock Merger) This problem requires that you integrate the material learned in prior chapters. You have been given the job of evaluating the following merger candidate. You have collected the following cash flow estimates for the acquisition candidate for the proposed merger (in millions): Year 1 2 3

Value of warrants

1. A company has warrants on the market that allows people who own it to buy 1 share price at cost $25. a. Calculate the value of the security warrants of the organization if the common shares are sold each at the following rates: (1) $ 20, (2) $ 25, (3) $ 30), (4) $ 100. (NOTE: The value of executing a warrant is the differ