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Capital Management and Securities

1. What is the preferred method of ranking different capital projects? Why is it preferred? 2. What are the elements of working Capital management? What might you do as a manager to control each element? 3. Why would firms wish to hold cash and/or marketable securities?

Tootsie Roll Working Capital Strategies

Please help with intro and conclusion with Tootsie Roll working capital strategies. I need help addressing these questions: Assume next year's forecasted revenues increase by 20%. Provide a detailed working capital recommendation to senior management based on next year's increase in revenue along with assumptions you make re

Financial Management - Internal Capital Market

The internal capital market deals with the allocation of internally generated cash between ______ (a) stockholders, creditors and corporate capital projects (b) stockholders and managers (c) corporate capital projects of differing business segments with in the corporation (d) capital gains and capital losses (e) capital s

A. Produce a set of financial statements for 2007. Assume that net working capital will equal 50 percent of fixed assets. b. Now assume that the balancing item is debt and that no equity is to be issued. Prepare a completed pro forma balance sheet for 2007. What is the projected debt ratio for 2007?

16. Building Financial Models. The following tables contain financial statements for Dynastatics Corporation. Although the company has not been growing, it now plans to expand and will increase net fixed assets (that is, assets net of depreciation) by $200,000 per year for the next 5 years and forecasts that the ratio of revenue

Working Capital

Your company has been offered credit terms on its purchases of 4/30, net 90 days. What will be the nominal annual cost of trade credit if your company pays on the 35th day after receiving the invoice? (Asuume a 365-day year.) a. 30% b 304% c. 3% d. 87% e. 156% Can anyone help me solve this question. Would I apply th

Allocation of capital

The financial markets allocate capital to corporations by: a) reflecting expectations of the market participants in the prices of the corporation's securities? b) requiring highter returns from companies with lower risk than their competitors? c) rewarding companies with expected high returns with lower relative stock price

Analyst Approaches to Cost of Capital

In your own words and at least 7 sentences, based on the article link below, why do you think analysts differ in their approaches to determining the cost of capital? http://www.ensino.uevora.pt/tf/papers/BrunerEadesHarrisHiggins.pdf

Cost of Capital for Investment Decisions

Why would a financial manager use the overall cost of capital for investment decisions when the specific decision under consideration may be funded by only one source of capital, (e.g., debt or equity)?

Lanser Inc: Calculating Cost of Capital

Lanser Inc hired you as a consultant to help them estimate its cost of capital. You have been provided with the following data: D1= $0.80; PO= $22.50; and g = 5%(constant). Based on the DCF approach, what is the cost of equity from retained earnings?

Company A has $1,312,500 in current assets and $525,000 in current liabilities. The company's initial inventory level is $375,000, and it will issue notes payable and use the proceeds to INCREASE INV

I need help with getting started on the below problems. Company A has $1,312,500 in current assets and $525,000 in current liabilities. The company's initial inventory level is $375,000, and it will issue notes payable and use the proceeds to INCREASE INVENTORY!! a. How much can Company A's short-term debt (notes paya

Mechanics of raising equity capital

Round Tree software is going public using a auction IPO. The firm has received the following bids: Price ($) Number of shares 14.00 100,000 13.80 200,000 13.60 500,000 13.40 1,000,000 13.20 1,200,000 13.00 800,000 12.80 400,000 Assuming Roundtree would like t

Working Capital Investment and Financing Policy

Please answer questions in detail with an explanation: Why is no single working capital investment and financing policy necessarily optimal for all firms? What additional factors need to be considered in establishing a working capital policy?

Describing Capital Market Instruments

What are capital market instruments? How are capital market instruments used? Which capital market instrument is the most important? Please cite your references properly.

Expected rate of return on common equity

Wright Company has long-term assets of $21 million and common shareholder's equity of $15 million on it books thus requiring $35 million in short and/or long-term debt financing. Forecasted sales for next year are $200 million and expected EBIT profit margin is 5%. Interest rates on the company's short-term and long-term debt ar

Determining the Nature and Amount of a Capital Gain

Martin sells a stock investment for $25,000 on August 2, 2008. Martin's adjusted basis in the stock is $14,000. a. If Martin acquired the stock on November 15, 2007, calculate the amount and the nature of the gain or loss. $__________________ b. If Martin had acquired the stock on September 11, 2006, calculate the amoun

Taxation

1. A company has income of $62,000 from operations and a net long-term capital loss of $5,000. What is the corporation's taxable income for the year? 2. What are the differences in the treatment of capital losses of corporations and of individuals?

Net operating working capital financed by investors

Swinnerton Clothing Company's balance sheet showed total current assets of $2,250, all of which were required in operations. Its current liabilities consisted of $575 of accounts payable, $300 of 6% short-term notes payable to the bank, and $145 of accrued wages and taxes. What was its net operating working capital that was fina

Portfolio performance

Discuss different methods to evaluate portfolio performance. What methods do you plan to use to evaluate how you managed your portfolio?

Time Warner's current assets.

D. How much cash and cash equivalents did time warner cable have at the end of its two (2) most recent annual reporting periods? e. What were time warner cable's total current assets at the end of its two (2) most recent annual reporting periods? In what order should current assets be presented? f. What were the two largest

Working Capital

With the idea of alternatives to working capital policies that reduce future difficulties. Make a recommendation on which policy Lawrence should use. With the idea of alternatives to working capital policies that reduce future difficulties. First alternative: Lawrence Sports should negotiate a more favorable credit

Description of Cash Receipts

Shoop Industries expects to have sales of $40,000 in January, $50,000 in February and $70,000 in March. If 10% of sales are for cash, 54% are credit sales paid in the month following the sale and another 36% are credit sales paid two months following the sale, what are the cash receipts for the firm in March?

Effects of transactions on working capital and current ratio.

3.10) Evans, Inc had current liabilities at november 30 of $137,400. The firms current ratio at that date was 1.8. A) calculate the firms current assets and working capital at November 30. B) assume that managment paid $30,600 of accounts payable on November 29. Calculate the current ratio and working capital at November 3

George Inc.: Balance Sheets

Georgia, Inc. has Total Assets of $100 million. It has a current ratio of 2.0. The debt/equity ratio is 1 to 2. And fixed assets total $20 million. Sales are $100 million and profits are 10% before taxes. Construct a beginning balance sheet. There are $20 million of potential capital projects in the coming year. Build