Share
Explore BrainMass

Finance

Corporate Finance - Matrix Enterprises

Matrix Enterprises is considering offering both a stock dividend and a cash dividend in the upcoming year. The most recent balance sheet for Matrix (before any stock or cash dividend) is presented below (all amounts are in million $). Cash $114.5 Other Assets 2,835.5 Total Assets 3,250.0 Liabilities $1,750.0 Common shar

Operating, financial and total leverage

Use the following information to answer questions 1 and 2 Venture Inc. manufactures and sells headphones to airline and other passenger transportation companies. Each headphone sells for $5.50, and this year sales are expected to be 1,750,000 units. Variable manufacturing costs for this level of manufacturing and sales (Ventu

BCD Ltd. Case Study: Financial Analysis

You have been asked to find the value of BCD Ltd. and have been provided with thefollowing information: 2010 Sales 4,850,000 Cost of goods sold 3,260,000 Selling, general and admin (SG&A) 1,070,000 Depreciation 200,000 Interest 40,000 Other 30,000 Net income before taxes 250,000 Income taxes (@40%) 100,000 Net income

Financial reporting requirements for Boonville Public Health Center

In preparation for preparing the financial statements for Boonville Public Health Center, you need to review the financial reporting requirements for governmental and nonprofit organizations. Your assignment is to determine: (1) The governing authority for regulating the financial reporting of both governmental and nonprofit

Managerial Accounting and Finance

An artist creates original works on commission. She is likely to use what type of costing? job order process actual normal John Adams is a cash receipts clerk for Boro Company. He receives payments from customers and records the payments to the customers' accounts. John receives a p

Venture Capital Funding/Valuation

You are an entrepreneur whose business requires $10 million in investment. A venture capital organization undertakes due diligence and offers to provide the funds in exchange for 50% ownership of the company. From discussion, you learn that the venture fund believes your company will be maturing in three years. You also learn th

Information System in Accounting for Managing Change

The area that I am investigating in is Information System in Accounting and Finance. My problems are: Please use Systems Development Life Cycle to explain how would introducing a new payment technologies affect an organisations? How could the System Analysis stage be used to identify the advantages and disadvantages of introd

The Role of Financial Institutions in Financial Markets

? Write a paper, describing at least three major financial institutions. ? Describe possible markets those institutions, such as those in the following list, are involved with and explain interactions among them. Cite at least two sources. o Commercial banks o Insurance organizations o Investment banks o Pension funds o

Subsidiary issues additional stock under different assumptions

Primetime Corporation owns 2/3 (600,000 shares) of the outstanding $1 par common stock of Satellite company on January 1, 2006. In order to raise cash to finance an expansion program, Satellite issues an additional 100,000 shares of its common stock for $5 per share of January 3, 2006. Satellite's stockholder's equity before an

Break Even Analysis for Total Fixed Costs

Total Fixed Cost $600,000 Plant Capacity 70,000 units Desired Profit $150,000 Unit Price $50 Variable Cost $30 Tax Rate 25% With this information, calculate the answers to the following questions: 1) Calculate what the total income the company must get its sales to cover the Total Fixed Cost, Total Variable Cost

Financial Management

Provide computation and formulas on how to calculate the following: 1. Hughes Technology has had net income of $450,000 in the current fiscal year. there are 100,000 shares of common stock outstanding with convertible bonds, which have a total face value of $1.2 million. the $1.2 million is represented by 1,200 different $1,0

Description of constant growth stock

The last dividend paid by xyz company was 1.00. XYZ growth rate is expected to be a constant 5%. XYZ's required rate of return on equity(ks) is 10%. What is the current price of XYZ's Common Stock? XYZ Corp. budgeted mnthly sales are 4500. 40% of it customers pay in the first month and take 1% discount. the remaining 60% pay

Accounting & Finance - 20 Multiple Choice Questions

1. An analysis and aging of accounts receivable of the Lucille Company at December 31, 2007, showed the following: Accounts Receivable $840,000 Allowance for Doubtful Accounts (before adjustment) 36,000 (cr) Accounts estimated to be uncollectible 76,800 Compute the net realizable value of the accounts receivable of Lucill

Cost Accounting

Vid-saver, Inc., has five activity cost pools and two products (a budget tape rewinder and a deluxe tape rewinder). Information is presented below: Activity Cost Cost Estimated Cost Driver by Product Pool Driver Overhead Budget Deluxe Ordering & Receiving Orders $110,000 600

Description of Component Cost of Debt

1. To help finance a major expansion, Castro Chemical Company sold a noncallable bond several years ago that now has 20 years to maturity. This bond has a 9.25% annual coupon, paid semiannually, sells at a price of $875, and has a par value of $1,000. If the firm's tax rate is 40%, what is the component cost of debt for use in

Opportunity costs; sunk costs; externalities

Why is a sunk cost excluded (I think they are sunk because the manager is in the process of sinking the company) while opportunity cost (opportunity for what?) is included? Moreover, why is externality cost (external to my office, my company, or my comprehension) included in financial analyses?

Modigliani and Miller's Proposition 1

If the assets are tangible and the market can supply meaningful valuations then you could say that the value of the firm is the assets-in a perfect world. Another approach is to look at the discounted cash flow that the firm generates. Further, if we look at the value of a firm's stock assuming that the market can fairly value

Equilibrium Expected growth rate

McDonnell Manufacturing is expected to pay a dividend of $1.50 per share at the end of the year (D1 = $1.50). The stock sells for $34.50 per share, and its required rate of return is 11.5%. The dividend is expected to grow at some constant rate, g, forever. What is the equilibrium expected growth rate?

New stock offering

You work for abc in the finance department and own shares that are selling at $20 per share on the NYSE. There is a new stock offering that is going to be publicly announced. the cost from the offering will be 10% of the new offerning. The new offering will increase the number of outstanding share by 30%. There are currently 2

Client mix decision: Maximize Loren's Monthly Commissions

Client mix decision. a) Based on data given what client mix will maximize Loren's monthly commissions, assuming he works 160 hours per month? b) What other factors should Loren consider as he makes his decisions about his client mix? Customer Group A Average investment in company products per mo. $900 Hrs. devoted per custome

Rates of Return and Equilibrium

The beta coefficient for stock C is bc=0.4 and that for stock D is bd=-.05. (stock D's beta is negative, indicating that its rate of return rises whenever returns on most other stocks fall. There are very few negative beta stocks, although collection agency and gold mining stokcs are sometimes cited as examples)

Maturity Risk Premium

Kelly Inc's 5-year bonds yield 7.50% and 5-year T-bonds yield 5.80%. The real risk-free rate is r* = 2.5%, the default risk premium for Kelly's bonds is DRP = 0.40%, the liquidity premium on Kelly's bonds is LP = 1.3% versus zero on T-bonds, and the inflation premium (IP) is 1.5%. What is the maturity risk premium (MRP) on all 5

Forecasting Risk and Cost-Cutting Proposal

Forecasting Risk - What is forecasting risk? in general, would the degree of forecasting risk be greater for a new product or a cost-cutting proposal? Why? 2. Sensitivity analysis and Scenario analysis- What is the essential difference between sensitivity analysis and scenario analysis? 3.Marginal cash flows - A co-wor

ACCOUNTING PROBLEM (see attachment for word doc)

Part: 1 The Following information was reported by Gap, Inc in its 2006 annual report. 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 Total assets $8,544 $8,821 $10,048 $10,713 $10,283 (In Millions) Working Capital $2,757 3,297 $ 4,062 $4,156 $2,972 Current ratio 2.2

Fixed cost and Variable cost

1 page Details: Costs can be classified into two categories, fixed and variable costs. These costs behave differently based on the level of sales volumes. Suppose we are running a restaurant and have identified certain costs along with the number of annual units sold of 1000. Item: Raw Materials (cost for hamburge