Barton Simpson, the chief financial officer of Broadband, Inc. could hardly believe the change in interest rates that had taken place over the last few months. The interest rate on A2 rated bonds was now 6%. The $30 million, 15 year bond issue that his firm has outstanding was initially issued at 9% five years ago. Because
Please verify my three answers are correct. The Company A is composed of two divisions, DivPulp and DivPaper. DivPulp produces a component that is needed by DivPaper to manufacture the final product. DivPulp also has the opportunity of selling the product to outside customers due to excess capacity. DivPulp's product informat
Bolus Computer Parts Inc. is in the process of setting a selling price on a new component it has just designed and developed. The following cost estimates for this new component have been provided by the accounting department for a budgeted volume of 50,000 units. Per Unit Total: Direct materials $50 Direct labor $25 Variab
How do you attract investors with ratios when the normal public does not know anything about ratios? What are ways to illustrate these ratios?
Assume you can buy a warrant for $5 that gives you the option to buy one share of common stock at $14 per share. The stock is currently selling at $16 per share. a. What is the intrinsic value of the warrant? b. What is the speculative premium on the warrant? c. If the stock rises to $24 per share and the warrant sells
Crunchy Chicken is launching an IPO. They are concerned about how to price the stock. Their investment bank suggests a price of $20 given their performance over the past 2 years. The Crunchy Chicken company paid a dividend of $1.25 per share in the next year. They anticipate that the company will continue to grow at a consta
1. Managers should base pricing decisions on both cost and market factors. In addition, they must also consider legal issues. Describe the influence that the law has on pricing decisions. 2. "It is impossible to use DCF methods for evaluating investments in research and development. There are no cost savings to measure, and
See attached, have general idea of costing, need assistance with verification of costs and determining consideration issues listed. M10 - 2 Transfer Pricing Smith Company has two divisions, Division A and Division B. Division A currently sells components to Division B for $10 per unit. The cost of Division A to
Nathan and Kylie Morse have invested $500000 in N&K's Place. Their projected costs and activities are as follow: Variable costs 60% Monthly fixed costs $30,000 Monthly covers sold 10000 Average tax rate 20% 1. What must the average food service check be to break even? 2. If a monthly profit of
What pricing strategies does Mutual of Omaha currently use? Be specific. Are these pricing strategies effective?
Many believe that any selling price above the contribution margin will add to the wealth of the firm. This being the case, is there a danger in the decision rule that states "always accept any offer that has a positive contribution margin?"
You have just been hired as manager of a new health spa in Retirement Village, Florida. The owner has commissioned a market study that estimates the average customer's monthly demand curve for visiting health spa to be Q(d) = 50-.25P. The cost of operating is C(Q)=3Q, where Q is the number of visits. The owner has been chargi
Prior to 1978, civil aviation in the United States was regulated by the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB), and route and fare changes took quite a bit of time. The 1978 Airline Deregulation Act gave airlines the freedom to enter or exit routes and alter fares at will. One immediate result of deregulation was the proliferation of "
AT&T offers a menu of pricing plans. Plans with higher monthly charges include a larger number of "free minutes." What is the purpose of this menu.
A former co-worker now represents a company that manufactures a new type of laboratory-made gemstone, called ZC, which is similar to, but better than, cubic zirconia. These gemstones are used in rings, pendant type necklaces, bracelets and pins which your firm designs. While they have begun to sell their ZC jewelry to selected s
23-3 A condensed income statement by product line for Nordic Beverage Inc. indicated the following for Diet Kola for the past year. Sales $486,000 Cost of Goods Sold 258,000 Gross Profit $228,000 Operating expenses 260,000 Loss from operations $ (32,0
Redstone Industrial Resources Company (RIRC) has several divisions. However, only two divisions transfer products to other divisions. The Mining Division refines toldine, which is then transferred to the Metals Division. The toldine is processed into an alloy by the Metals Division, and the alloy is sold to customers at a price
Using the cases below, please help with notes on the following questions: Bitter Competition: The Holland Sweetener Company versus NutraSweet (F) Bitter Competition: The Holland Sweetener Company versus NutraSweet (G) Case F: Questions 1. We see HSC gearing up quickly to enter the US market. Evidently the announcement o
Determine whether the Cole Division should sell motors to the Diamond Division at the prevailing market price, or accept the Wales Company contract. Support with appropriate calculations. Robert Products Inc. consists of three decentralized divisions: Bayside Division, Cole Division, and Diamond Division. The president of R
Display Labs Inc. recently began production of a new product, flat panel displays, which required the investment of $2,500,000 in asests. The costs of producing and selling 25,000 units of flat panel displays are estimated as follows: Variable cost per unit: Fixed Cost: Direct mat
The attached file contains detailed information about my question. Please read "the business situation", and then complete all of three questions. --- Greetings Inc. Swims in the Dot-com Sea: Transfer Pricing Issues The Business Situation Two years ago, prior to a major capital-budgeting decision, Robert Burns, the pr
For Futures, what are the pricing relationships or what are the 3 different models for pricing futures?
A Fortune 100 company, Caterpillar is the world's leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. Caterpillar also manufactures custom piston pins for other manufacturers in the same facility used to make pins for its own heavy duty engines. Piston pins are
Annie McCoy, A student at Tech, plan to open a hot dog stand inside Tech's football stadium during home games. There are seven home games scheduled for the upcoming season. She must pay the Tech athletic dpartment a vendor's fee of $3,000 for the season. Her stand and other equipment will cost her $4,500 for the season. She
Question 1 Background The New Brunswick Company is a midsized subsidiary of the Sun Corporation, which manufacturers various textile and similar ma¬terial composites. Sales are made to affiliate companies within the Sun Corporation, as well as to external companies. Approxi¬mately one-half of New Brunswick's sales are to a
AGC and Co., a U.S. firm with subsidiaries in Chile and Brazil, can justify a transfer price anywhere between $600 and $800 per unit for cookware sets shipped from Chile to Brazil while simultaneously preserving positive profits in both locations. The corporate income tax rate in Chile is 30 percent and the corporate income tax
I am a little confused with the transfer pricing in this case study. How do you find what the right transfer price is? Questions: Should the transfer be made? Assume the transfer should be made. At what transfer price? (See attached file for full problem description)
Managers should base pricing decisions on both cost and market factors. In addition, they must also consider legal issues. Describe the influence that the law has on pricing decision. "It is impossible to use DCF (Discounted cash flow) methods for evaluating investments in research and development. There are no cost savings t
Prices are often set to satisfy demand or reflect the premium that customers are willing to pay for a product or service. Some critics shudder, however, at the thought of $2 bottles of water, $150 running shoes, and $500 concert tickets. Take a position: Price should reflect the value that consumers are willing to pay. vs
You are an executive for a large multinational corporation and are meeting with other managers (your classmates) to discuss the following topic: Is the right price a fair price? Prices are often set to satisfy demand or to reflect the premium that consumers are willing to pay for a product or service. Some critics shudder, ho