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Finance Problems

1. Paying a stock dividend ________ the retained earnings account. 1. 1. increases 2. 2. has no effect on 3. 3. reorganizes 4. 4. decreases 2. Firms are usually prohibited by state law from distributing 1. 1. retained earnings as dividends. 2. 2. dividends in a year the firm has a net loss. 3.

Statement of cash flows

The following account balances relate to the stockholders' equity accounts of Gore Corp. at year-end. 2008 2007 Common stock, 10,500 and 10,000 shares, respectively, for 2008 and 2007 $160,000 $140,000 Preferred stock, 5,000 shares 125,000 125,000 Retained earnings 300,000 260,000 A small

Analyzing Portfolios

I am trying to understand what formula to use. I want to create a portfolio equally risky as the market, and I have $1,000,000 to invest. So Given the info below, I need to fill the table below; Asset Investment Beta Stock A $200,000 .80 Stock B $250,000 1.30 Stock C

Deer Valley Lodge -Responsibility Center & Financial Control

Deer Valley Lodge, a ski resort in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah, has plans to eventually add five new chairlifts. Suppose that one lift costs $2 million, and preparing the slope and installing the lift costs another $1.3 million. The lift will allow 300 additional skiers on the slopes, but there are only 40 days a year when the


Han Corp's sales last year were $395,000, and its year-end receivables were $52,500. The firm sells on terms that call for customers to pay 30 days after the purchase, but some delay payment beyond Day 30. On average, how many days late do customers pay? Base your answer on this equation: DSO - Allowed credit period = Average da

Portfolio Betas & expected returns

1. You own a stock portfolio invested 25% in stock Q, 20% in stock R, 15% in stock S, and 40% in stock T. The betas for these stocks are .84, 1.17, 1.11, and 1.36 respectively. What is the portfolio beta? 2. (Using CAPM) A stock has a beta of 1.05, the expected return on the market is 11 % and the risk-free rate is 5.2 %.

Consider the Role of the Finance Department

Consider the role of the finance department at On Your Mark. As a division manager, 1. How might the finance department help you to successful complete the duties of your job? 2. What role does a finance department play in valuing business opportunities for future acquisitions? 3. What are the ethical responsibilities of

Financial Management

Langston Labs has an overall (composite) WACC of 10%, which reflects the cost of capital for its average asset. Its assets vary widely in risk, and Langston evaluates low-risk projects with a WACC of 8%, average projects at 10%, and high-risk projects at 12%. The company is considering the following projects: Project Ris

NPV, IRR and Payback Method

SAC is considering the purchase of new equipment to manufacture specialty spark plugs. The new equipment would allow the firm to manufacture 100,000 additional spark plugs per year and is expected to have a useful life of 5 years and to have no salvage value at that time. SAC will depreciate the equipment using the straigh

How is this calculated?

Year Ended - Balance Sheet ($1,000s) Cash 20 Accounts Payable 20 Accounts Receivable 20 Notes Payable 40 Inventory 20 Long Term Debt 80 Fixed Assets 180 Common Stock 80 Retained Earnings 20

Financial management question: Southwestern Wear Inc.

Southwestern Wear Inc. has the following balance sheet: Current assets $1,875,000 Accounts payable $375,000 Fixed Assets 1,875,000 Notes Payable 750,000 Subordinated debentures 750,000 Total debt 1,875,000 Common Equity 1,875,000 Total Assets 3,750,000 Total liabilities and equity $3,750,000 The t

Lower of cost or market summary

A. Ezekial Distribution Co. has calculated its December 31, 2007 inventory on a FIFO basis at $250,000. The following information pertains to that inventory: Estimated selling price $255,000 Estimated cost of disposal 10,000 Normal profit margin

Personal Finance

1) Tax-deferred employee benefits are a)Not subject to federal income tax b)Not subject to state income tax c)Taxed at some future time d)Are taxed at a special rate 2) If you plus $1,000 in a saving account and make no further deposits, what type of calculation could provide you with the value of the account in 20 years?

Personal Finance

1) Money received today is worth more than the same amount of money received in the future. This is true because a)Money received today can grow at a compounded rate b)Future inflation will devalue your current investment c)All goods and services are likely to cost more in the future d)Unique investment opportunities exist t


Sue and Tom Wright are assistant professors at the local university. They each take home about $42,000 per year after taxes. Sue is 37 years of age, and Tom is 35. Their two children, Mike and Karen, are 11 and 9. Were either one to die, they estimate that the remaining family members would need about 75% of the present combi

Define basic financial terminology

Define the following terms and identify their role in finance: a. Finance b. Efficient Market c. Primary Market d. Secondary Market e. Risk f. Security g. Stock h. Bond i. Capital j. Debt k. Yield l. Rate of Return m. Return on Investment n. Cash Flow

Mark to Market Valuation on a Financial Investment

I would like ideas for an essay on mark to market valuation of financial investment explaining how this change in accounting law will effect future earnings. In case of any uses of source, please use references. Mark to Market valuation of financial investment

Identify Temporary or Permanent Differences for Financial Reporting Purposes

Listed below are items that are commonly accounted for differently for financial reporting purposes than they are for tax purposes. INSTRUCTIONS: For each item below, indicate whether it involves: 1) A temporary difference that will result in future deductible amounts and, therefore, will usually give rise to a deferred

Cost of Capital for Risks

Chapter 13 7. Each of the six firms in the table below is expected to pay the listed dividend payment every year in perpetuity. Firm Dividend ($million) Cost of capital (% /year) S1 10 8 S2 10 12 S3 10 14 B1 100 8 B2 100 12 B3 100 14 a. Using the cost of capital in


Dear Sir, Please solve the attached Financial Management problem related to Financial Planning & Forecasting in Excel Worksheet.

Leverage and value of investments

Please hep with the following problems. 1. A firm's capital structure represents their view on leverage. With corporate taxes, discuss why a firm's value can be higher with leverage even though its earnings are lower. 2. Suppose Google would like to attract more long term investors. What dividend policies should it consid

Need help

Find the simple interest on a $9,212 investment made for 5 years at an interest rate of 6.5% per year. Find the accumulated amount at the end of 11 months on a $325.50 bank deposit paying simple interest at a rate of 3.25% per year. Find the future value of $1,234 invested at 3.46% per year compounded quarterly for 7 y

a new mobile broadband from Iacom

This is a fictional task in the sense that there is no concrete plan from Iacom as described in the task text. It applies information about costs and investments. Task 1: Iacom will in 2010 launch a mobile broadband with extreme transmission - 100 Mbits / second - based on the new 4G network. Management has asked for a r

Finance Calculations: Prices and Taxes

Please answer the following questions: 1. The current average selling price for a home in Canada is $275,000. If the current price is 7 2/3% lower than last year, what was last year's average price? 2. An advertising budget of $96,000 for a corporation is allocated to the company's 3 regions on the basis of last year's sa

Financial Markets

Can you please assist me with the following questions? Thank you, 9.) Dan plans to fund his individual retirement account (IRA) with the maximum contribution of $2,000 at the end of each year for the next 10 years. If Dan can earn 10 percent on his contributions, how much will he have at the end of the tenth year? A) $


Please see the attachment. 9. What is the balance in Gale's investment in subsidiary account at the end of 2009? A. $1,099,000 B, $1,020,000 ('.$1,096,200 I). $1,098,000 1 . $1,144,400 10. At the end of 2009, the consolidation entry to eliminate Gale's accrual of Kaltop's earnings would include a credit to Investment in K