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Payback period, profitability index, IRR and NPV

Conch Republic Electronics

Spent $750,000 to develop a new PDA
Spent an additional $200,000 for marketing study to determine the expected sales.
Can manufacture the new PDA with variable cost for $155.00 each.
Fixed Costs for the operation are estimated at $4.7 million per year.
Unit Price $360.00 each
Necessary equipment to produce the PDA will cost $21.5 million, with depreciation for 7 years MACRS schedule.
It is believed that this equipment after 5 years will be worth $4.1 million.
NWC will be 20% of Sales
Changes in NWC will occur in Year 1, with the first year sales.
There is no initial outlay for NWC.
Conch Republic Corporate Tax Rate is 35% and has a 12% required return.

Estimated Sales Volumes:
NWC 20%

Estimated sales volume per year is
1. 74,000
2. 95,000
3. 125,000
4. 105,000
5. 80,000

What is the payback period, profitability index, IRR and the NPV of this project?

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