Need help with the following questions: 1. Calloway Cab Company determines its break-even strictly on the basis of cash expenditures related to fixed costs. Its total fixed costs are $400,000, but 20 percent of this value is represented by depreciation. Its contribution margin (price minus variable cost) for each unit is $3.6
See attached file for full problem description. 1. Suppose sales were $38,873, $45,626, and $57,689 for the years 2000, 2001, and 2002, respectively. Compute the annual growth rate in sales for 2001 and 2002. Compute the arithmetic average growth rate based on the annual growth rate calculations. Using the arithmetic average
What are some long term finance strategies? Give a brief example of how one might be used in practice.
(See attached file for full problem description) Determined Net Present Value with 0% discount rate, 10% discount rate, 20% discount rate and so forth. Draw a Net Present Value profile for the investment.
Rucci Inc. is considering a project that would require an initial investment of $462,000 and would have a useful life of 7 years. The annual cash receipts would be $300,000 and the annual cash expenses would be $120,000. The salvage value of the assets used in the project would be $69,000. The company's tax rate is 30%. For tax
1. Your firm and a possible project have the following cash flows: Company Project Economy good bad good bad Year 0 -200 -200 -50 -50 Year 1 100 50 20 60 Year 2 120 60 30 50 Year 3 110 55 40 90 Year 4 90 45 35 70 Given 8% discount rate, a 60% chance of a good economy over the next 4 years
1) Mesmer Analytic, a biotechnology firm, floated an initial public offering of 2,000,000 shares at a price of $5.00 per share. The firm's owner/managers held 60 percent of the company's $1.00 par value authorized and issued stock following the public offering. One month after the IPO, the firm's board of directors declared a on
Your CEO insists that all projects should have a payback period of four years or less. As a result, attractive long-lived projects are being turned down. The CEO is willing to switch to a discounted payback with the same four-year cut-off period. Would this be an improvement? Please prepare a 5 to 6 page discussion paper det
A company has six different opportunities to invest money. Each opportunity requires a certain investment over a period of 6 years or less. The company wants to invest in those opportunities that maximize the combined Net Present Value. It also has an investment budget that needs to be met for each year. We assume that it is po
Calculate the NPV of the following project using a discount rate of 12%. YR0 = -$500; YR1 = -$50; YR2 = $50; YR3 = $200; YR4 = $400; YR5 = $400
Conduct a sensitivity analysis on the following "what if" scenarios: a. What happens if the country you have chosen has provided incentives to invest? Now that your company has started to become profitable, the country is taking the incentives back. How do you determine the residual value at the end of the project life?
How large are the monthly payments of a recent, college graduate with $35,000 in student loans, if the payments are to be made for 10 years and the annual interest rate on the loans is 6.0%? What amount would you accumulate if you paid $500 at the end of every quarter for 25 years, earning an annual percentage rate of 8%
Magiclean Corporation is considering the acquisition of Dustvac Inc. Magiclean's analysts project the following postacquisition cash flows for Dustvac (in millions of dollars): Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Net Sales $200 $181 $195 $226
1. Allegan Manufacturing Company manufactures one product, which it sells for $200 per unit. Total dollar sales are $10 million and variable costs are $75 per unit. The company's fixed cost is $3 million. What is the firm's breakeven output? 2. Assume that you purchased a 7-year, 8 percent savings certificate for
Help with financial Management Problem:- Schmidt A.G. is considering the replacement of three hand loaded block milling machines with an automatic milling machine. The three hand -loaded machine are only three years old and were purchased at a total cost of DM300,000. The useful life of the machines at the time of their purch
I need help with this problem. I am assuming I need to evaluate the IRR in order to make a determination on which method to choose based on NPV analysis. How would I do this in an Excel spreadsheet? Additionally, based on NPV analysis why is one method more preferable than the other? Dixie Dynamite Company is evaluating two m
1. Goal to have 1,500,000 in 25 years for retirement. Anticipate an interest rate of 10% compounded annually, with deposits at the beginning of each of the next 25 years. First payment is today. How much must you deposit each year to meet the goal? 2. You are borrowing $750,000 to invest in commercial real estate property.
You invest a single amount of $12,000 for 5 years at 10 percent. At the end of 5 years you take the proceeds and invest them for 12 years at 15 percent. How much will you have after 17 years? Mr. Flint retired as President of the Color Tile Company but is currently on a consulting contract for $45,000 per year for the
Lou Lewis, the president of Lewisville Company has asked you to give him an analysis of the best use of a warehouse the company owns. a. Lewisville Company currently is leasing the warehouse to another company for $5000 per month on a year-to-year basis. b. The warehouse's estimated sales value is $200,000. A commercial Rea
1. A General Motors bond (face value of $1,000) carries a coupon rate of 8 percent, has 9 years until maturity, and sells at a yield to maturity of 9 percent. a. What interest payments do bondholders receive each year? b. At what price does the bond sell? (Assume annual interest payments.) c. What will happen to the bond pr
1. Whyth Motors has decided to run a marketing test to determine the demand for its LEV. It figures that if the test results are positive, there is an 80% chance the demand will be high and the if the test results are negative, there is a 10% chance the demand will be high. If the chances of a positive test result for Whyth a
Washington Orchards is considering purchasing a cherry orchard. Once purchased there is a 92% chance that the NPV of the firm will increase by $95 million. Otherwise the NPV of the firm will decrease by $10 million. What is the NPV of the orchard?
The top five executives at Marvel Manufacturing are paid annual bonuses based on predetermined earnings goals. These bonuses can be as much as 500% of salary. As a member of the company's compensation committee, you've been asked to comment on the following proposed changes to the annual bonus plan: Use after-tax income fro
Ojibwas County Jail currently has its laundry done by a local dry cleaner at an annual cost of $46,000. It is considering a purchase of washers, dryers, and presses at a total installed cost of $52,000 so that inmates can do the laundry. The county expects savings of $15,000 per year, and it expects the machines to last five yea
D. Bogey, the owner of a nine-hole golf course on the outskirts of a large city, is considering a proposal that the course be illuminated and operated at night. Ms. Bogey purchased the course early last year for $480,000,. Her receipts from operations during the 28-week season were $135,000. Total disbursemets for the year, for
Your company has a new project to be considered. You are given the following information on the best guess of related outcomes for the project. The cost of developing and market testing the product over the next year is $225 million. If the test is successful, which is expected to be 65%, the company will spend another $800 m
You own an aluminum extrusion company. Your plant manager has recommended a new extrusion machine be bought for $250,000. He says it will save $65,000 per year in reduced labor costs and reduced aluminum waste. The machine will have a life of 8 years with no salvage value. Your required rate of return is 10%. a. Pl
1. As director of capital budgeting for Meeker Coprporation, you are evaluating two mutually exclusive projects with the following net cash flows: Project X Project Z Year Cash Flow Cash Flow 0 $(100,000.00) $(100,000.00) 1 $50,000.00 $10,000.00 2 $40,000.00 $30,000
Generally defined, insider trading is the buying or selling of a company's securities, by corporate officials or others with a fiduciary duty, on the basis of nonpublic information that's supposed to remain confidential. As noted in McLean (see the attached material, page 266) such inside trading is illegal under U.S. securities
What would you suggest to improve investing activities in a company?