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Step-down or Joint costs?

I have a question. At my work, I support a particular group of people with the back up assistance of a consultant from a 3rd party supplier. This 3rd party supplier backs me up as well as a colleague of mine who supports an entirely separate group of customers. My colleague's customer base is much smaller than mine but a higher


Write a two to three page paper discussing whether or not you think Apple, INC company will have a successful future. Get to the company's web site, into the "investors relations" section and provide some financial highlights of your company for the past year. Indicate which stock exchange the company is listed on and what was

Security Market Line

Problem: Security Market Line You plan to invest in Kish Hedge fund, which has total capital of $500 million invested in 5 stocks: Sock Investment Stock's Beta coefficient A $160 million 0.5 B $120 million 1.2 C $80 mill

Principal and Interest Payments

Pauline wonders what her monthly "principal and interest" payment would be under these circumstances. Use Excel spreadhseet )and the PMT Function) to help answer these questions: A. What is the interest rate that should be entered into the PMT function? B. What is the number of periods that should be entered into the PMT Fu

long term liabilities

Waldman.'s accounting staff prepared the following amortization table related to the note: YR Bal at Beg of Yr Int Exp EOY Pymnt Bal at EOY 1 $2,577.10 $206.17 1,000.00 ? 2 1,783.27 142.

Ydepreciation and amortization concepts

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Your friend Lucy slept through a class in which her professor explained the concepts of depreciation and amortization. Think about cash flow and then write an explanation of the concepts for Lucy. Be sure to cite your sources. AICPA ( Official website

Calculate the current price per share for Cali Corporation.

You have been given the following projections for Cali Corporation for the coming year. Sales = 10,000 units Sales price per unit = $12 Variable cost per unit = $6 Fixed costs = $10,000 Long-term debt = $15,000 Interest rate on long-term debt = 8% Tax rate = 40% Dividend payout ratio = 60% Expected long-term growth ra

Sources of Funding for Growth: Andy Rexford's Custom Stitches

A Plan for Growth Andy Rexford had started his custom embroidery shop in his garage with just one, two-head machine and an old computer. From this humble beginning, Custom Stitches had grown into a full-time family business with sales of more than $750,000 a year and supplied the local college and businesses of all sizes wit

Net income, Total profit margin, Cash flow,

Brandywine Homecare, a not-for-profit business, had revenues of $12 million in 2007. Expenses other than depreciation totaled 75 percent of revenues, and depreciation expense was $1.5 million. All revenues were collected in cash during the year and all expenses other than depreciation were paid in cash. 1. What were Brandyw

nominal GDP and real GDP,,

1.Cindy has decided to retire in 24 yrs. She has $30,000 available today and wants to invest the money to supplement her pension plan. a. Assume cindy wants to accumulate $150,000 by her retirement date. Will she achieve her goal is she invests $30,000 today and earns 6 percent? Please show calculations supporting your answe

Effect of manufacturer's selling price

If the retail price is fixed at $1.00, what effect does increasing the retail and wholesale margins have on the manufacturer's selling price? Explain why this is the case.

Effective Rate of Return for Investment 2

Investment 1: Nominal Rate of 9% compounded daily on 365 day year. Investment 2: CD that offers $9,000 after 27 months. $7,000 required investment. If you go with investment #2 by how much will the effective rate of return increase. ** I am able to figure out the EFF of Investment #1 but am having difficulty find

Need help answering questions 60 Credits

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Evaluate Preferred v common stock; corporate bonds; mutual funds

See attached file. 1. What is the difference between preferred stock and common stock? How would you go about researching an investment in preferred stocks? What are its risks? 2. Evaluating Corporate Bonds, answer the questions on the evaluation form attached spreadsheet and answer the questions at the bottom of the s

Finding the Break-Even Point in Units and Operating Leverage

1) (Break-even point) You are a hard-working analyst in the office of financial operations for a manufacturing firm that produces a single product. You have developed the following cost structure information for this company. All of it pertains to an output level of 10 million units. Using this information, find the break-eve

Which Security is More Risky?

Security A has an expected rate of return of 6%, a standard deviation of returns of 30%, a correlation coefficient with the market of -0.25, and a beta coefficient of -0.5. Security B has an expected return of 11%, a standard deviation of returns of 10%, a correlation with the market of 0.75, and a beta coefficient of 0.5. Whi

Amount of an investment.

The amount of an investment of "P" dollars for "t" years at simple interest rate "r" is given by A= P + Prt. (A) Rewrite this formula by factoring out the greatest common factor on the right-hand side. Explain how you completed this. (B) Find "A" if $8300 is invested for 3 years at a simple interest rate of 15%. Explain ho

Compensation: Research on Financial Services Industry

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Conduct research on financial services industries. Identify the prevalent employee benefit practices for that industry. Discuss the discretionary benefits that are offered in your chosen industry. Make sure to discuss protection programs, paid time-off and services. Analyze bo

What can we tell about this mutual fund manager?

A mutual fund with a beta of 1.1 has outperformed the S&P500 over the last 20 years. Does the mutual fund manager; have had superior stock selection ability; have had superior asset allocation ability; have had superior timing ability; or may or may not have outperformed the S&P500 on a risk adjusted basis?

Constant Growth

Suppose that in 2006 the expected dividends of the stocks in a broad market index equaled $210 million when the discount rate was 9.5% and the expected growth rate of the dividends equaled 6.5%. Using the constant growth formula for valuation, if interest rates increase to 10.5%, what will the value of the market change by?

Finance problems - Invested money compounded annually

Can you help me get started with this assignment? How much money is needed to invest today to have a lump sum of $100,000 in 40 years if the interest rate is 12.5 percent compounded annually? If $100 is invested at the end of each month for 18 yrs into an account paying 10.5 percent compounded monthly, how much will your i

Sampling excel worksheet

A manager has selected a random sample of his league customers. he asked them to record the number of games they bowl during the month of December, including both league and open bowling. The reason for this interest in this data is that he is planning on offering a special discount to customers who bowl over a specified number

Managerial Finance

Consider the below Consolidated Statement of Operations for the year ending September 25, 2009 and answer the following questions. 1.Use the Percentage Sales Method and a 20% increase in sales to forecast the Consolidated Statement of Operations for the period September 26, 2008 through September 25, 2009. Assume a 15% tax ra

Financial Institution problems

Research indicates that the 1,000,000 cars in your city experience unrecoverable losses of $250,000,000 per year from theft, collisions, etc. If 30% of premiums are used to cover expenses, what premium must be charged to car owners. Show all work PLEASE.