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What is the present value of future benefits?

I have several accounting problems that I cannot do. I need help with the formulas for the problems. ex. Jack Hammer invests in a stock that will pay dividends of $2.00 at the end of the first year; $2.20 at the end of the second year; and $2.40 at the end of the third year. Also, he believes that at the end of the third yea

Personal Finance - Future Value and Monthly Payments Calculations

You are 30 years old and plan to retire at age 60. Your goal is to create a fund that will allow you to receive $100,000 per year for 25 years after the retirement. You know that you will be able to earn an average of 8% per year for all your accounts. If you make annual payments into a retirement account, how much will you need

Annual year-end payments

How do I start this problem? Jim Rodriguez is borrowing $50,000 for his small business. If he pays equal annual installments for 5 years and 6% interest, what are his annual year-end payments?

Building Financial Models.

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 revenues to

Finance

Using Percentage of Sales. Eagle Sports Supply has the following financial statements. Assume that Eagle's assets are proportional to its sales INCOME STATEMENT, 2003 Sales $950 Costs 250 Interest 50 Taxes 150 Net Income $500 BALANCE SHEET, YEAR-END 2002 2003 20

Financial Economics

1. Mark Harrywitz proposes to invest in two different stocks, X and Y. He expects a return of 12% from X and 8% from Y. The standard deviation of returns is 20% for X and 10% for Y. The correlation coefficient between the returns is .2. a. Compute the expected return and the standard deviation of the following portfolios

Biogenetics, Inc plans to retain and reinvest all of their earnings for the next 30 years. Beginning in year 31, the firm will begin to pay a $12.00 per share dividend. The dividend will not subsequently change. Given a required return of 15%, what should the stock sell for today?

Biogenetics, Inc plans to retain and reinvest all of their earnings for the next 30 years. Beginning in year 31, the firm will begin to pay a $12.00 per share dividend. The dividend will not subsequently change. Given a required return of 15%, what should the stock sell for today?

Show the cost implications using three graphs, each of a different polluter with a unique MAC curve drawn to depict a low cost abater, a moderate cost abater and a high cost abater.

A. Under a strict command and control framework, supple abatement standards are se equally across polluters. Assume the total abatement target is 30 units. Show the cost implications using three graphs, each of a different polluter with a unique MAC curve drawn to depict a low cost abater, a moderate cost abater and a high cos

Financial Planning

Looking at the planning model, I have to run out the projections to 2007. What would happen if the firm would continue to expand at 10% and relied on new issues of debt to make up any required external financing. Would the standard measures of leverage, such has the debt ratio and the interest cover start to spin out of control?

Uncertain Expected Cash Flows

The company is considering an investment that costs $785,000 today and has a salvage value in 10 years of $137,714, but the company is not sure how much net annual cash inflow will be provided by the investment. The company has a discount rate of 7%. How do I compute the net amount of annual cash inflow required to break even.

Capital Budgeting notes

1) Projects c and d both have normal cash flows. In other words, there is an up-front cost followed over time by a series of positive cash flows. Both projects have the same risk and a WACC equal to 10 percent. However, Project c has a higher internal rate of return than Project d. Assume that changes in the WACC have no effect

Finance. Calculating Yards of Nylon. Inventory

Please show formulas and explanation. Camping USA uses 6 yards of nylon for each tent produced. On April 1, Camping had 48 yards of nylon on hand. If Camping desired an ending inventory of 30 yards of nylon and plans to produce 120 tents during the month, how many yards of nylon should the company purchase during April?

Beta for stock

If a stock consistently goes down (up) by 2.1% when the market portfolio goes down (up) by 1.5% then what is the beta (b)?

Chart Problems

Please review my chart and guide me as to what else is needed.

Financial Ratios

What is the effect (increase, decrease, no effect) of a cash dividend payment on the following ratios (all else equal) Times Interest Earned and Long-term Debt to Equity? What is the effect (increase, decrease, no effect) of selling inventory for profit on the following ratios (all else equal) Times Interest Earned and Long

Economics Question

You have the following information for a country for 2005, with all price indexes utilizing 1995 as the base year: The export price index is 120, the import price index is 130, the quantity index of exports is 115, and the quantity index of imports is 100. Calculate the commodity terms of trade and the income terms of trade for

Net present Value

A project costing $35 - million is expected to generate profits of $11 - million in the first year, $14 - million in the second year, $16 - million in the third year, and 12 - million in the fourth year. What is the NPV if the hurdle rate is 8%?

Financial Economics - Compounding and Present Value

1. Compounding: Suppose someone invested 2 dollars on January 1, 1776 at 3.3 percent interest compounded yearly. a) How much interest would the investment be worth on January 1, 2001 (225 years later)? b) Suppose the interest rate were 6.6 percent instead of 3.3 percent. What would the investment be worth? c) Suppose the i

Compute annual payment

Intermediate term loan for 1,000,000 to be paid off in equal installments at the end of each of the next 5 years. The interest rate is 14%, what is the annual payment.

Weighted average cost of capital

Cost of equity is 16%; the before tax cost of debt is 13% ; the marginal tax rate is 40%. Stock sells at book value. I need to calculate the after tax weighted average cost of capital using the following balance sheet. Assets Liabilities and Equity Cash

The dividend will increase at a 6% rate annually thereafter.

Biogenetics Inc plans to retain and reinvest all of their earnings for the next 30 years. Investors believe that at the end of year 31 the firm will pay a dividend of $12 per share. The dividend will increase at a 6% rate annually thereafter. Given a return of 15%, what is the selling price of the stock?