An oil company is drilling a series of new wells on the perimeter of a producing oil field. About 20 percent of the new wells will be dry holes. Even if a new well strikes oil, there is still uncertainty about the amount of oil produced: 40 percent of new wells that strike oil produce only 1,000 barrels a day; 60 percent produc
I have to prepare a paper in which I explain the roles of limited liability partnerships and corporations. If you were establishing your own business, under what circumstances would you choose one from the other? Be sure to properly cite your references. If you used an electronic source, include the URL. If you used a printe
25. The par value of a stock a. is legally significant. b. reflects the most recent market price. c. is selected by the SEC. d. is indicative of the worth of the stock. 26. The authorized stock of a corporation a. only reflects the initial capital needs of the company. b. is indicated in its by-laws.
Since Congress passed Medicare in 1965, the program has been subject of countless debates on topics ranging from reimbursement rates to the potential bankruptcy of Medicare. Using the literature that you find yourself, discuss Medicare and its financial state/health. Limit your responses to a maximum of three pages. Be sure t
Using the information available, prepare a 3-4 page paper assessing your organization's financial condition by applying the ratios. If unable to locate financial information necessary for this project, use the hypothetical information found at the following site: Benchmarks (HTTP://WWW.DATA-ADVANTAGE.COM/DASAMPLES/BMK_FINANCI
Choose a healthcare organization with which you are familiar and that you will be following closely this session. This should be an organization about which you can obtain financial information. In the case you are unable to access the financial information of your organization you may use the financial information from the Adv
The strategic planning process, taken as a whole, has been positively associated with financial performance. Once comfortable with the materials in the assigned readings please conduct additional research and prepare and submit a 4-5 page paper responding to the following questions: 1. Discuss the steps involved in formulating
Your eccentric Aunt Claudia has left you $50,000 in Alcan shares plus $50,000 cash. Unfortunately her will requires that the Alcan stock not be sold for one year and the $50,000 cash must be entirely invested in one of the stocks shown in Table 7.8. What is the safest attainable portfolio under these restrictions? Correlat
A) The president of ABC made this statement in the firm's annual report: "ABC's primary goal is to increase the value of our common stockholders' equity." Later in the report, the following announcements were made: 1. The firm contributed $1.4 million to the symphony orchestra. 2. The firm is spending $600 millio
The Treasury bill rate is 4 percent and the expected return on the market portfolio is 12 percent. Using the capital asset pricing model: What is the required return on an investment with a beta of 1.5?
You own 500 acres of timberland, with young timber worth $40,000 if logged now. This represents 1,000 cords of wood worth $40 per cord net of costs of cutting and hauling. A paper company has offered to purchase your tract for $140,000. Should you accept the offer? You have the following information: Years Yea
Enron: Provide an example where a disproportionate emphasis on the financial perspective of a company occurred.
The material in this module shows that many companies place disproportionate emphasis on the financial perspective at the expense of the other three perspectives. Give an example of an organization with which you are familiar from either previous coursework, the news, or personal experience where this as been the case. What were
I need step by step explained answer, in order to double check my solution. Two stocks: need market risk premium, fair price, portfolio weights, equilibrium expected return. Consider two stocks, A and B, with the following expected returns and betas Expected Return Beta A 9.55% 0.80 B 10.98% 1.10 The risk
Building Financial Models. The following tables contain financial statements for Dynastatics Corporation. Although the company has not been growing, it now plans to expand and will increase net fixed assets (that is, assets net of depreciation) by $200,000 per year for the next 5 years and forecasts that the ratio of revenue
Given the current state of the economy and our financial markets, is it more desirable for firms to raise money through debt or through equity at this time? Corporations almost always need more funds and capital in order to keep running, so not raising funds is not an option. So is debt or equity the best option at this time for
Please see attached files. Complete the financial information for Capstan Auto using the attached excel spreadsheet.
41. In January 2007, Castro Corporation, a newly formed company, issued 10,000 shares of its $10 par common stock for $15 per share. On July 1, 2007, Castro Corporation reacquired 1,000 shares of its outstanding stock for $12 per share. The acquisition of these treasury shares a. decreased total stockholders' equity. b. increa
CAPM, Risk: For each of the scenarios below, explain whether or not it represents a diversifiable or an undiversifiable risk. Please consider the issues from the viewpoint of investors. Explain your reasoning.
1. For each of the scenarios below, explain whether or not it represents a diversifiable or an undiversifiable risk. Please consider the issues from the viewpoint of investors. Explain your reasoning. a. A large fire severely damages three major U.S. cities. b. A substantial unexpected rise in the price of oil. c. A ma
1. Which of the following is not considered an asset? A. Equipment B. Dividends C. Accounts receivable D. Inventory Answer: _______________ 2. These are selected account balances on December 31, 2010. Land (location of the corporation's office building) $100,000 Land (held for future use) 150,000 C
McMaster Inc, has a times interest earned ratio of 4.0. Based on this ratio, a creditor knows that McMasters EBIT must decline by more than____ before McMaster will be unable to cover its interest expense. A 33% B 40% C 67% D 75% E 80% A firm has sales of $500, total assets of $300 and a debt-equity ratio of 2. If its
Please help with the following problem. Provide step by step calculations for each. You own 8% of the Standlee Corporation's common stock, which most recently sold for $98 before a planned two-for-one stock split announcement. Before the split there are 30,000 shares of common stock outstanding. a. Relative to now, what wil
Please see attached document. Toxemia Salsa Company manufactures five flavors of salsa. Last year, Toxemia generated net operating income of $40,000. The following information was taken from last year's income statement segmented by flavor (brackets indiciate a negative amount): Wimpy Mild Medium Hot Atomic Contribution
Devlin Company has two divisions, C and D. The overall company contribution margin ration is 30% with sales in the two divisions totaling $500,000. If variable expenses are $300,000 in Division C, and if Division C's contribution margin ratio is 25%, then sales in Division D must be?
Which of the following actions are likely to reduce the length of a company's cash conversion cycle?
1. Which of the following actions are likely to reduce the length of a company's cash conversion cycle? a. Adopting a just-in-time inventory system which reduces the inventory conversion period. b. Reducing the average days sales outstanding (DSO) on its accounts receivable. c. Reducing the amount of time the company takes
At Takoma Park University, they offer a multitude of courses each quarter. The students pay $1,200 per course. However, Dean Dong realizes that the tuition needs to be increased because of rising costs. After some analysis, Dean Dong determined that tuition needs to increase by $300 per course. At dinner one evening, Patsy P
I need some help to start in writing a 700-word paper in APA format with references evaluating the financial aspects of the American Red Cross. Answering these questions o How do they fund their programs? o How reliable are their funding sources? o Do they implement financial accountability measures to ensure that funds are
The Redford Investment Company bought 100 Cinema Corp warrants one year ago and would like to exercise them today. The warrants were purchased at $24 each, and they expire when trading ends today (assume there is no speculative premium left). Cinema Corp common stock is selling today for $50 per share. The exercise price is $
The Preston Toy Co has warrants outstanding that allow the holder to purchase a share of stock for $22. (exercise price) The common stock is currently selling for $28, while the warrant is selling for $9.25 per share. a. What is the intrinsic (minimum) value of this warrant? b. What is the speculative premium on this warr
23. Winslow Enterprises has total assets of $11,700, net working capital of $1,400, owner's equity of $5,000 and long-term debt of $3,500. What is the value of the current assets? 24. Gladstone, Inc., has net working capital of $4,300, long-term debt of $8,200, total debt of $10,100, and owners' equity of $12,000. What is the
Jones Co. currently is 100% equity financed. The company is considering changing its capital structure. More specifically, Jones' CFO is considering a recapitalization plan in which the firm would issue long-term debt with a yield of 9% and use the proceeds to repurchase common stock. The recapitalization would not change the