1) Risk and probability Micro-pub, Inc., is considering the purchase of one of two microfilm cameras, R and S. Both should provide benefits over a10-year period, and each requires an initial investment of $4,000. Management has constructed the following table of elements of rates of return and possibilities for pessimistic, most likely, and optimistic results.
2) Capital asset princing model (CAPM) Use the capital asset princing model to find the required reurn.
3)a. What single investment made today, annual interest, will be worth $3,500 at the end of 10 years?
b. What is the present value is $3,500 to be received at the end of 10 years if the discount rate is 6%?
c. What is the most you would pay today for a promise to repay you $3,500 at the end of 10 years if your opportunity cost is 6% ?
d. Compare, contrast, and discuss your findings in part a through c.
4) Loan Payment Determine the equal, annual, end-of-year payment required each year over the life of the loan to repay it fully during the stated term of the loan.
5) Loan amortization schedule Personal Finace Problem Joan Messineo borrowed $18,000 at a 14% annual rate of interest to be repaid over 3 years. The loan is amortized into three equal, annual, end-of-year payments.
6) NPV Calculate the net present value (NPV) for a 30-year project with an initial investment of $ 0 and a cash inflow of $2,000 per year. Assume that the firm has an opportunity cost of 17%. Comment on the acceptability of the project.
7) Scenario Analysis Automated Food Distribution Corp. (AFDC) produces vending machines and places them in public buildings. The company has obtained permission to place one of its machine in a local library. The company makes two types of machines. One distributes soft drinks, and the other distributes snack foods. AFDC expects both machines to provide benefits over a 8-year period, and each has a required investment of $2,990. The firm uses a 9.8% cost of capital. Management has constructed the following table of estimates of annual cash inflows for pessimistic., most likely, and optimistic results.
8) Degree of operating leverage Grey Products has fixed operating costs of $382,000, varaiable operating costs of $15.61 per unit, and selling price of $62.91 per unit.
9) Finding operating and free cash flows consider the balance sheets and selected data from the income statement of Keith Corporation.
10) Pro forma balance sheet – Basic Leonard Industries wishes to prepare a pro forma balance sheet for December 31,2016. The firm expects 2016 sales to total $3,000,000.
11) Aggressive versus conservative seasonal funding strategy Dynabase Tool has forecast its total funding requirements for the coming year.
12) Initiating a cash discount Gardner company currently makes all sales on credit and offers no cash discount. The firm is considering offering a 3% cash discount for payment within 15 days. The firm’s current average collection period is 60 days, sales are 40,000 units, selling price is $46 per unit, and visible cost per unit is $30. The firm expects that the change in credit terms will result in an increase in sales.
13) Degree of financial leverage North western Savings and Loan has a current capital structure consisting of $230,000 of 15% (annual interest) debt and 1,000 shares of common stock. The firm pays taxes at the rate of 30%.
14) Various Capital Structures Character Enterprises currently has $1.5 million in total assets and is totally equity financed. It is contemplating a change in its capital structure. Compute the amount of debt and equity that would be outstanding is the firm were to shift to each of the following debt ratios: 10%, 20%, 30%, 40%, 50%, 60%, and 90%.