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    The Time Value of Money

    Sample Solutions For Investment and Interest Questions

    11. A man makes a simple discount note with a face value of $2300, a term of 160 days, and a 18% discount rate. Find the discount. (Use the banker's rule) 12. A man has a simple discount note for $6600, at an ordinary bank discount rate of 8.72%, for 40 days. What is the effective interest rate? Round to the nearest 10th of a

    Forecasting Net Income for Herbat Housing Corporation

    Q4 The company is in the 40 percent tax bracket. Its cost of goods sold always represents 60 percent of its sales. That is, if the company's sales were to increase to RM1.5 million, its cost of goods sold would increase to RM900,000. Q5 The company's CEO is unhappy with the forecast and wants the firm to achieve a net incom

    Effective annual rate, EBIT and net income

    Q1 You have just borrowed RM20,000 to buy a new car. The loan agreement requires for 60 monthly payments of RM444.89 each to begin one month from today. If the interest is compounded monthly, what is the effective annual rate on this loan? Q2 Era Baru Bhd. recently reported net income of RM385,000. The tax rate is 40 percen

    Develop a Retirement & Capital Needs Analysis

    Larry is 40 year old and has never married. He wants to retire at age 62 with an 80% wage replacement ratio. Larry currently earns $100,000 as an employee and has managed to save $100,000 towards his retirement goal (including investment assets and cash equivalents). He is currently saving $5,000 per year in his 401(k) plan.

    Investments, Loans, Insursance Terms & Calculations

    1. Why is it necessary to know about time value of money concepts? Why can't you just make judgments about future cash flows based purely on the size of the cash flows? 2. Define Future Value. 3. Define Present Value. 4. What are annuities? 5. (calculating future value) You buy an 8 year, 7% CD for $1,000. In

    Future Value of Uneven Cash Flows

    One year ago, the Beauty Skins Bhd deposited $3,600 in an investment account for the purpose of buying new equipment four years from today. Today, it is adding another $5,000 to this account. It plans to make a final deposit of $7,500 to the account next year. How much will be available when it is ready to buy the equipment, ass

    Portfolio Security & Bond Maturation

    Part 1: (a) The LUFTUS corp offers a 6% bond with a current market price of $875.05 . The yield to maturity is 7.34% . The face value is $1,000. Interest is paid semiannually. How many years is it until this bond matures? (b) A corporate bond with a face value of $1,000 matures

    The Basics of Financial Management

    Q7. The zero coupon bonds of Markus Inc. have a market price of RM394.47, a face value of RM1,000, and a yield to maturity of 6.87%. When will this bond mature? (Answer in number of years.) Q8. Windmill Corp has a 15-year bond issue outstanding that pays a 9% coupon. The bond is currently priced at RM894.60 and has a par value

    Basics of Financial Management

    Q1 Camel Industries is expected to pay an annual dividend of RM1.30 a share next month. The market price of the stock is RM24.80 and the growth rate is 3 percent. What is the firm's cost of equity? Q2 An investment promises the following cash flow stream: RM1,000 at Time 0; RM2,000 at the end of Year 1 (or at T=1); RM3,000

    Net Present Value, Payback, Profitability Index, and IRR: 3.8% discount rate

    Using a 3.8% discount rate, calculate the Net Present Value, Payback, Profitability Index, and IRR for each of the investment projects below (note, the inflows are for each year). Based on your calculations rank the projects and support you answer. Project 1 Initial Invest= $520,000, Cash inflows of $100,000 for years 1-5 a

    Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Globalization

    1- Give ONE (1) example to describe how corporate social responsibility can be consistent with effort of the management to maximize the firm's value. 2- Doing business in the era of globalization exposes a company to more challenges. Provide ONE (1) example of these challenges and explain the action that a financial manage

    The Time Value of Money, Annual Payments and Interest Rates

    1. How much will my annual payments be on a $15,000 loan at 12% interest, to be paid off in 4 years? 2. How much will my monthly payments be on a $15,000 loan at 12% interest, to be paid off in 4 years? 3. How long will it take me to save $13,816.45 if I make annual payments of $1,000 at 7%? 4. Which of the following

    Time Value of Money and Rate of Interest

    1. How much would you accept in lump sum today, in place of a lottery payment of $50,000 at the end of each of 20 years. ($1.000,000 in total), assuming you could invest it at an 8% rate? 2. What will be the value in 20 years of $5,000 contributed at the end of each year into an IRA (individual retirement account) which pay

    Time Value of Money Definition and Several Calculations

    I am having problems understanding the concepts and mathematical formulas of time value of money especially future value, present value and etc... 1. Provide a definition of time value of money. 2. To what extent is it important for financial managers to understand the concept of time value of money? Why? Please explain your

    Advance Auto Parts, Inc. Profile and Vital Financial Information

    Advance Auto Parts AAP Search Advance Auto Parts website and find the section called "Investor Relations" to obtain the financial information of the company over the past several years. Answer the following questions: 1. Provide a brief description of the Advance Auto Parts Inc, its main business and operational activitie

    Shareholder's Wealth and Corporate Governance

    a. If the goal of a firm is to maximize the shareholders' wealth, does it mean profit is not important at all? Explain your answer. b. What are the advantages and disadvantages of the three principal forms of business organization? c. Briefly explain the term "agency costs" as related to a corporation. How can agency problem

    Components in Calculating the Time Value of Money

    All answers should be in a single Excel file. Show the step by step calculations how it was done and explained thoroughly by using excel: 1 If you deposit $15,000 today and earn 8% annual interest, how much will you have in 9 years? Answer: $29,985.07 2 Tiffany will receive a graduation gift of $10,000 from her pare

    Basic Concepts of Financial Computations

    I have two attachments I need help with. They are various financial computations. In addition to solving the problems, I need to show the formula used to get the correct answer.

    AutoEdge Expansion and Net Present Value Analysis

    Over lunch, you and Lester meet to discuss your next assignment. "The board of directors has been working on the cost and benefits of various expansion options," he says. "We have developed the numbers for one scenario in this spreadsheet, and we want you to review it," he says handing it to you. "So you're looking for me

    sales revenue

    After receiving the quarterly reports from all the departments within the hotel you are managing, you notice that the hotel's bar operation has had declining cash sales revenue steadily throughout the quarter. You begin to suspect that some of the employees in the bar may not have been reporting these sales and keeping the cash

    Straight Line Deprecation and Double Declining Depreciation

    Hello I am having issues with the below problems, if you can kindly help and advise your approach to figuring out the solutions. Thank you, QUESTION ONE - On January 1, 2008, Nobel Corporation acquired machinery at a cost of $600,000. Nobel adopted the straight-line method of depreciation for this machine and had be

    Time Value of Money Utilizing the Present Worth Calculation

    The city bridge inspection team had noted 4 bridges that need replacement. Resources are available to do one of these. Proposals to repair them have been received as follows. Also shown are the number of vehicles per year that use each bridge that is an indicator of the size of the problem if the bridge would fail. Using a

    Performing a Financial Analysis - Calculating the NPV

    Please see the attached file for the full problem instructions. All formulas used need to be in excel so that when the cell is highlighted, the formula used can be seen. The nonprofit Center for Original Oxygen (CO2) has decided to concentrate its efforts to a particular means of reducing carbon dioxide thereby enabling

    Present Value of Growing Annuity vs Ordinary Annuity

    The city of Cincinnati gave up the right to collect parking fees over a 30-year period in exchange for a lump sum of $92 million plus a 30-year annuity of $3 million. Suppose that if the city had not entered into that arrangement, it would have collected parking fees the following year of $6 million (net of operating costs), and

    How transfer pricing impacts performance measures

    Please comment on transfer pricing issues and measures for performance evaluations and the importance of these issues, how they are related and why they are very important in the business environment.

    Financial Concepts-Portfolio Theory, CAPM Homework

    Financial Concepts Portfolio Theory, CAPM Homework Homework Exercise 8 Rate of Return Year Asset A Asset B Market 1 20.0% 19.0% 9.0% 2 -11.0% 22.0% 12.0% 3 10.0% -6.0% 6.0% 4 -9.0% -14.0% -4.0% 5 21.0% 28.0% 17.0% For this exercise, you might want to copy and paste the table above into Excel and then do all your

    Time Value of Money

    Note: Unless otherwise stated, assume that interest is calculated on an annual basis 1) Ian invests $1000 today in a 3 year CD paying 3.75% annually. He receives the full amount of principal and accrued interest in 3 years. How much will he receive in 2 years? N i PV PMT FV 2) How much would Sylvia have to

    Value of Financial Instrument

    Assume the following data: Current assets = 500; Current liabilities = 250; Inventory = 200; Account receivables = 200. Calculate the current ratio. a) 2.0 b) 1.5 c) 1.0 d) 2.5 Assets are listed on the balance sheet in order of: I) decreasing liquidity; II) decreasing size; III) increasing size; IV) r

    Calculating the NPV for a new machine

    A company is looking to add a new machine at a cost of $4,133,250. The company expects this equipment will lead to cash flows of $817,322, $863,275, $937,250, $1,018,610, $1,212,960, and $1,225,000 over the next six years. If the appropriate discount rate is 15 percent, what is the NPV of this investment?