Problem 2:Demand Analysis and Pricing The Tamashiro market is the only supplier of fresh salmon flown directly from Alaska. It buys fresh salmon at wholesale in Anchorage. The wholesale demand for fresh salmon in Alaska is shown in the scheduled below which can be defined mathematically as a power (Cobb-Douglas
Determine which of two investment projects a manager should choose if the discount rate of the firm is 20 percent. The first project promises a profit of $100,000 in each of the next four years, while the second project promises a profit of $75,000 in each of the next six years. Please explain work and show any mathematical e
When Mcdonald's Corp. reduced the price of its Big Mac by 75 percent if customers also purchased french fries and a soft drink, The Wall Street Journal reported that the company was hoping the novel promotion would revive its U.S. sales growth. It didn't. Within two weeks, sales had fallen. Using your knowledge of game theory, w
If a company had 1,000,000 shares outstanding, earnings of $15,000,000 and a stock price of $18 a share, what would its P/E ratio be. How would its EPS and P/E ratio compare to competitor's EPS and P/E/ and would you consider their stock to be undervalued. Why and Why not?
I need help deciding which substantive audit test should be used in some given examples, along with account balance audit objective.
The stock brokerage firm has analyzed and recommended two stocks to an investors' club of college professors. The professors were interested in factors such as short-term growth, intermediate growth, and dividend rates. These data on each stock are as follows: Factor Louisana Gas & Power Trimex Insulation C
Graphically analyze the following: Maximize profit = $4X + $6Y X + 2Y < 8 hours 6X + 4Y < 24 hours a. What is the optimal solution? b. If the first constraint is altered to X + 3Y < 8 does the feasible region or optimal solution change? 7-29
Ten firms complete in a market to sell product X. The total sales of all firms selling the product are $1 million. ranking the firms' sales from highest to lowest, we find the top four firms' sales to be $175,000, $150,000, $125,000, and $100,000, respectively. Calculate the four-firm concentration ratio in the market for produc
A firm operates in perfect capital markets. The required return on its outstanding debt is 6 percent, the required return on its shares is 14 percent, and its WACC is 10 percent. What is the firm's debt-to-equity ratio?
See the attached file. If there is a stock with current price of 50 SR and there are only 2 possibilities where the stock can go up to 60 SR or 40 SR within 1 year time. Assume that the free risk interest rate is 10%. Please answer the following questions and explain each step you take: A)What is the expected call optio
1. A major cereal manufacturer decides to lower prices from $3.60 to $3.00 per 15-ounce box. If quantity demanded increases by 18%, what is the price elasticity of demand? We need percentages change in quantity and the percentage and the percentage change in price. Need to use the average of the two end values to cal
Sam's Semiconductors produces computer chips, which it sells for $10 million to Carl's Computer Company (CCC). CCC's computers are sold for a total of $16 million. What is the value added of CCC? Multiple Choice $6 million $10 million $16 million $26 million
Seventy-five percent of calls arriving at a help line can be handled by the person who answers the phone, but the remaining 25% of them will need to be referred to someone else. Assume that every call requires one minute of attention by the person who answers the phone (either to answer the question or to figure out how the ref
Problem: GDP differs from GNP because: GDP = GNP - net factor payments from abroad. GNP = GDP - net factor payments from abroad. GDP = GNP - capital consumption allowances. GNP = GDP - capital consumption allowance
Show that Black-Scholes call option hedge ratios also increase as the stock price increases. Consider a one-year option with exercise price $50 on a stock with annual standard deviation 20%. The T-bill rate is 8% per year. Find N(d1) for stock prices $45, $50, and $55.
An investor buys a stock for $40 per share and sells it for $45 after one year. Also, at the end of that year, the dividend per stock is $1. The company has 100,000 shares outstanding and a total profit for the year of $500,000. The price-earnings ratio for this firm at the time the stock was sold is?
Could you explain the similarities and differences between GDP and national income? Would you define Gross Domestic Product and Gross National Product. Then answer the following question: Why would a Honda manufactured in Ohio be included in U.S. GDP, while a General Motors vehicle manufactured in Mexico would not? Finall
Bob buys milkshakes and hamburgers. The price of a milkshake is 5 dollars, and the price of a hamburger is 1 dollar a burger. Each month, Bob spends all of his income and buys 10 milkshakes and 20 hamburgers. Next month the price of a milkshake will fall to three dollars and the price of a hamburger will rise to 2 dollars. U
Consider an industry in which two firms are producing a product. Assume that the two firms are current "colluding together" to set price so to maximize the industry profit. At this collusive price, the industry profit is $100 million - and that profit is split evenly between the two firms. Assume also that if one firm were to
2. The table below presents estimates of the benefits and costs arising from a program to restrict emissions of sulfur dioxide in Virginia. Current emissions are 10 tons per month. Emissions (tons/month) Benefits (million $) Costs (million $) 10 0 0 9 6 12 8 10 14 7 20 16 6 34 19 5 46 24 4 56 31 3 64 42 2 70 55 1
Mergers and P/E Ratios. Castles in the Sand currently sells at a price-earnings multiple of 10. The firm has 2 million shares outstanding, and sells at a price per share of $40. Firm Foundation has a P/E multiple of 8, has 1 million shares outstanding, and sells at a price per share of $20. a. If Castles acquires the oth
Suppose that a competitive firm long-run supply curve is given by the expression QF= -500 + 10P. Does this mean that the firm will supply -500 units of output at a zero price? If so, what does output of -500 units mean?
If industries are engaging in a tit for tat strategy how would an observer/analyst "prove" it? Is there a model or mathematical formula (that's easy to follow?) I am comparing tit for tat pricing strategy between Ford and GM I have the success factors and Prisoner's Dilemma context setting. I only need a model or math
A Monopolist's Demand and Total Cost functions are: P= 1624 -4Q TC= 22,000 + 24Q -4Q(squared) + 1/3Q (to the third power) Where Q is output produced and sold a. At what level of output and sales (Q) and price (P) will Total Profits be maximized? b. At What level of output and sales (Q) and price (P) will Total Rev
The number of cars arriving at Joe Kelly's oil change and tune-up place during the last 200 hours of operation is observed to be the following: Number of cars arriving Frequency 3 or less 0 4 10 5 30 6 70 7 50 8
The following four questions need to be addressed with regards to each problem. 1. What financial concept or principle is the problem asking you to solve? 2. In the context of the problem, what are some business decisions that a manager would be able to make after solving the problem? 3. Is there any additional infor
An amusement park, whose customer set is made up of two markets, adults and children, has developed demand schedules as follows: Quantity Price ($) Adults Children 5 15 20 6 14 18 7 13 16 8 12 14 9 11 12 10 10 10 11 9 8 12 8 6 13 7 4 1
The __________ is the ratio of __________ to the _____________. a standard deviation; covariance; expected value b coefficient of variation; expected value; standard deviation c correlation coefficient; standard deviation; expected value d coefficient of variation; standard deviation; expected value e
Fixed capital and labor expenses are $1.2 million per year. Variable expenses average $2,000 per van conversion. Q=1,000 - 0.1P where Q is the number of van conversions (output) and P is price. Calculate the profit maximizing output, price and profit levels.
When a firm estimates the demand for its product what data collection problems would you anticipate having. For example, at GM how hard is it to list the non-price determinate of demand for its cars? Can they obtain the right set of data? How would they collect the data? What would cause errors in their comparative statistic