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Accounting 423 Study Guide questions 1, 2, 3, 37, 38, 41, 42, 43, 44, 48, 50

1. Which of the following best describes a possible result of treasury stock transactions by a corporation? a. May increase but not decrease retained earnings. b. May increase net income if the cost method is used. c. May decrease but not increase retained earnings. d. May decrease but not increase net income. 2. Which of

Declining Growth Stock valuation- Brushy Mountain Mining Company

Brushy Mountain Mining Company's ore reserves are being depleted, so its sales are falling. Also, its pit is getting deeper each year, so its costs are rising. As a result, the company's earnings and dividends are declining at the constant rate of 4% per year. If D0 = $5 and rs = 15%, what is the value of Brushy mountain's stock

Corporate Finance

1.The Millennium Charitable Foundation, which is tax-exempt, issued debt last year at 8 percent to help finance a new playground facility in Chicago. This year the cost of debt is 15 percent higher; that is, firms that paid 10 percent for debt last year would be paying 11.5 percent this year. A. If the Millennium Charitable Fou


3. Which of the following does NOT always increase a company's market value? a. Increasing the expected growth rate of sales. b. Increasing the expected operating profitability (NOPAT/Sales). c. Decreasing the capital requirements (Capital/Sales). d. Decreasing the weighted average cost of capital. e. Increasing

Successful Industrial Policy

It may be argued that Japan's explicit promotion of its microchip industry was an excellent example of successful industrial policy. What criteria would you apply to determine whether such a policy is or is not successful? Judging from your own stated criteria, was Japan's exercise successful? Why or why not? Please explain

Thomson One Stock Analysis: does stock beta predict change in stock price

Using the Thomson One site or site, choose three dividend-paying firms in three different industries. Determine the beta for each of these firms. Discuss the differences you observe. Next, find each stock's percentage stock price change for the past year. Also, find the percentage change in the S&P 500 i

Compare and contrast current and non-current assets

Compare and contrast current and non-current assets and address the following: - what are current assets? - what are non-current assets? - what differs between current and non-current assets? - what is the order of liquidity? - how does the order of liquidity apply to the balance sheet?

Financial modeling: Roseville Brewing Company

Financial Modeling for a Brewpub. Three entrepreneurs were looking to start a new brewpub near Sacramento, California called Roseville Brewing Company (RBC). (See the managerial application "Calculating Break-Even Points for a Brewpub.") Brewpubs provide two products to customers-food from the restaurant segment and freshly

Executive summary for major US Stock Exchange company

Select a company for analysis that has been (1) profitable for the last three fiscal years, (2) is not a bank/financial institution, and (3) is on a major U.S. Stock Exchange. Write an Executive Summary, using the information contained in the company's balance sheet and income statement, answering the following questions, not

Question about Yahoo Finance

Find a company at that your organization may consider a competitor. Then, using the example of high-low calculations for breakeven, calculate that organization's break-even point in sales dollars. Share your calculation with the class. What else does this information tell you about the organization?

Financial returns

Suppose the security I and security J have the following historical returns: Year kI kJ 2001 20% 40% 2002 29 36 2003 -12 -25 1. What is the (arithmetic) average return on security I? 2. What is the standard deviation of the return on security I? (U

Businessman John Hood plans to reinvent Oxford university...

Any help is appreciated. I need some help with the questions being asked, along with some good references. -------------- Chapter 12: Shaking Up Oxford DECEMBER 5, 2005 Shaking Up Oxford Businessman John Hood plans to reinvent the university. And the dons are fighting back. Darkness is falling on the medieval building

Financial Analysis of Coca Cola from 1986-1996

Financial Analysis and Forecasting A. Examination of Balance Sheet & Income Statement B. Common Size Statements C. Growth Rates D. Ratio Analysis E. DuPont Analysis F. Strategic Financing Model Coca-Cola Income Statement for December 1986 and 1996 (in millions) 1986 1996 Net Revenu

Schedule and Cost Control Techniques

There are various ways of forecasting the schedule and cost of a project. You know that forecasting techniques you use and their accuracy will affect the CIO's perspective on your work. Address the following issues: Pros and cons of inflating a project based on PERT estimating or incorporating risk. (1-2 paragraphs) How doe

Mutual funds and no-risk exposure...

A mutual fund's sales literature claims the fund has no risk exposure because it invests exclusively in federal government securities, which are free of default risk. Is this true? Explain your answer.

Three financial outcomes for ExxonMobil's proposed initiative

The assignment is as follows: Prepare a paper in which you compare and contrast three potential financial outcomes for ExxonMobil's proposed initiative(s). Evaluate your findings to determine the most likely outcome. Additionally, be sure to include your calculations which support your analysis of the various financial outcom

Investors have financial information about public vs. private companies

I need some 'direction' to get started. Can you help? Part 1 Compare and contrast the access that investors have to financial information about public vs. private companies. Part 2 a) What kind of information can be derived from the balance sheet? b) What is the interrelationship among the four financial st

Debt Ratio, Maturity Risk Premium and Time Value of Money

1. Suppose the following relationships for the Dawn Corporation: Sales/total assets= 10x Return on assets= 15% Return on equity= 25% What is the real risk free rate for 3-month if the inflation for 3 months is estimated as 4%? What is Dawn's debt ratio? 2. Suppose the following data on yields from holds: 3-month T-Bi

Finance Questions: Discount Rate

1. What is the present value of $1,250 due in 10 years at a 7% discount rate? 2. Suppose an index of small firm stocks started in 1946 at 10, and the index level was 1890.59 in 2001. What is the capital gains yield of the small firm stocks for the period? 3. Suppose the following relationships for the Dawn Corporation:

Finance Questions: Cash Flows

1. If a company's inventory turnover ratio is 24, how long is the firm's inventory conversion period if you use a 360-day year? 2. To finish college, you need $18,000 per year for 4 years, starting next year (that is, you will need to withdraw $18,000 one year from today). A relative offers to pay the expense by depositing in

Evaluate the Financial Heath of Wal-Mart

For the final project, you will evaluate the financial health of a Wal-Mart. Write a 750- to 1,000-word paper in APA format and create a PowerPoint® presentation that summarizes your evaluation. Prior to writing the paper, you will need to research your chosen company and conduct an industry comparison to determine how your com

Revenue trends

(attached is the company I analyzed in Week 3) (The Question that needs to be answered) - Look back at the company you analyzed for revenue trends in Week Three. Now, assume there is a 50% chance that the revenue is what you predicted in Week Three, a 30% chance that it is the same as last year, and a 20% chance that it is lo

Ricardian model of comparative advantage: 1975 South Korea production wage levels

In 1975, wage levels in South Korea were roughly 5% of those in the United States. It is obvious that if the United States had allowed Korean goods to be freely imported into the United States at that time, this would have caused devastation to the standard of living in the United States because no producer in this country could

Geoff's Golf Clubs: degree of financial leverage; breakeven point

Problem Set 5 Please answer the following questions in the space provided. You may insert additional lines as necessary in order to complete your response fully. 1. Geoff's Golf Clubs is considering purchasing a small firm in the same line of business. The purchase would be financed by the sale of common stock or a bond