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# Calculating the market value of operations

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An oil company has paid \$100,000 for the right to pump oil on a plot of land during the next 3 years. A well has already been sunk and all other necessary facilities are in place. The land has known reserves of 60,000 barrels .The Company wishes to know that market value of this operation .The interest rate is 8% and the marginal cost of pumping is \$8 per barrel. Both these costs are expected to remain unchanged over the three year period. The current price of oil is \$10 per barrel. Company economists have estimated the following
a) Oil will increase in price by 10% with a probability of 40%,or decrease in price by 12% with a probability of 60% during each of the next 3 years
b) The cost of storing oil in above -ground tanks is \$0.50 per year.
c) The company can pump a maximum of 20,000 barrels per year at the site.
d) The site may be shut down for a year and then reopened at a cost of 2,00
Determine the market value of the operation ignoring taxes. Assume that all cash flows occur at the end of each year. (Chart all possible sequences of oil prices and calculate the optimal production decisions and payoffs associated with each sequence.)

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## Calculating Ratios for Coca Cola 10-K Report

Calculate the following ratios. Using the data from coca cola 10-k report filed with the SEC. Below are the data needed to complete this task (see attachment).

Profitability ratios:
1. Profit Margin
2. Return on assets( investment)
3. Return on equity

Asset Utilization Ratios
4. Receivable turnover
5. Inventory turnover
6. Total assets turnover

Liquidity Ratios:
7. Current ratio
8. Quick ratio
9. Cash ratio

Debt Utilization Ratios
10. Total debt ratio
11. Debt equity ratio
12. Equity multiplier
13. Times interest earned ratio
14. Cash coverage ratio

Stock ratios as of previous fiscal year-end:
15. Earnings per share
16. Price earnings ratio
17. Dividend payout ratio
18. Book value per share

1. If you were the credit manager for one of their suppliers would you extend short-term credit and why?
2. If you were a portfolio manager and you owned this stock in your portfolio make a recommendation to either buy hold or sell the shares of stock in the company. Explain your rationale.

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