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    Identifying the Appropriate Investment Proposal

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    Taylor Inc. estimates that its average-risk projects have a WACC of 10%, its below-average risk projects have a WACC of 8%, and its above-average risk projects have a WACC of 12%. Which of the following projects (A, B, and C) should the company accept?

    a. Project C, which is of above-average risk and has a return of 11%.
    b. Project A, which is of average risk and has a return of 9%.
    c. None of the projects should be accepted.
    d. All of the projects should be accepted.
    e. Project B, which is of below-average risk and has a return of 8.5%.

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    a. Project C, which is of above-average risk and has a return of 11%.
    Expected return of 11% is less than risk adjusted WACC of 12% (above risk project). ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution identifies an appropriate investment proposal with suitable reasoning and eliminations of wrong answers.

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