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Net Present Value (NPV)

Pappy's Potato: Calculating Project Cash Flows and NPV for your portfolio

Calculating Project Cash Flows and NPV - See attached file. If your portfolio is invested 30 percent each in A and B and 40 percent in C, what is the portfolio's expected return? The variance? The standard deviation? b. If the expected T-bill rate is 4.25 percent, what is the expected risk premium on the portfolio? c. I

Certainty equivalent net present value: Accept - reject decision

1. Certainty equivalents - Accept - reject decision Pleasantville ball valve has constructed a table, shown below, that gives expected cash inflows and certainty equivalent factors for these cash inflows. These measures are for a new machine with a five-year life that requires an initial investment of $95,000. The fir

Calculation of the NPV (net present value) of alternative manufacturing options.

A manager must decide how many machines of a certain type to buy. The machines will be used to manufacture a new gear for which there is increased demand. The manager has narrowed the decision to two alternatives: buy one machine or buy two. If only one machine is purchased and demand is more than it can handle, a second machine


Cusic Cordwood Co. has a project available that will provide aftertax cash flows of $185,000 for the next 6 years. The project has more risk than the company, so the president has told you to use an adjustment factor of plus 2 (+2) percent in your calculations. The company uses 65% equity and 35% debt in its capital structure

Finance: Optimal replacement cycle for machinery and when it should be replaced.

Gillian is deciding whether to replace an old machine, and has assembled some information (refer to attachment File #1). She believes that the second-hand market value of either machine will decline over time in line with the depreciation schedule (eg. the old machine should sell for $3,000 today). If there are no taxes, and Gil