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# Return on Investment and Transfer Price

I need help on two accounting problems.

1) Kholer Company's revenues are \$300 on invested capital of \$240. Expenses are currently 84% of sales. If Kholer Company can reduce its expenses to 75% of sales, what will the return on investment be?

2) NRG Company records reveal the following

Division X
Market price of finished component to outsiders \$32
Variable costs per component \$24
Contribution margin per component \$8

Total contribution for 20,000 components \$160,000

Division Y
Sales price of finished product \$45
Variable costs:
Division X (1 component @ \$24) \$24
Division Y
Assembly \$9
Packaging \$4
Total \$13
Contribution margin per unit \$5

Total contribution for 20,000 units \$100,000

The variable costs of Division Y will be incurred whether it buys from Division X or from an outside supplier. If Division X is not at full capacity, what is the lowest transfer price at which it would be willing to sell to Division Y?

#### Solution Preview

1. Return on Investment = Net Operating Income/Invested Capital
Net Operating Income = Revenue - Expenses
Revenue = \$300
Expenses = 75% of ...

#### Solution Summary

The solution explains the calculation of return on investment and transfer price.

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