Corporate governance has become increasingly important over the years. The Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act was enacted to improve transparency in financial accounting and to prevent fraud. Which of the following is correct?
a) fraud has not occurred since enactment of SOX
b) SOX has not increased a READ MORE »
Puckett Products is planning for a $5 million in capital expenditures next year. Puckett's target capital structure consists of 60% debt and 40% equity. If net income next year is $3 million and Puckett follows a residual distribution policy with all distributions as dividends, what will be it READ MORE »
Which of the following is correct?
a. NPV will be higher if sunk costs are included in a project's cash flows
b. A good example of a sunk cost is a situation where a company builds a restaurant and that results in lower sales by another of its restaurants.
c. A good example of a sunk cost is a s READ MORE »
Mary Francis has just returned to her office after attending preliminary discussions with investment bankers. Her last meeting regarding the intended capital structure of Apex went well, and she calls you into her office to discuss the next steps.
"We will need to determine the required return fo READ MORE »
The Zinn Company plans to issue $10,000,000 of 20-year bonds in June to help finance a new research and development laboratory. The bonds will pay interest semiannually. It is now November, and the current cost of debt to the high-risk biotech company is 11%. However, the firm's financial manager is READ MORE »