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Using the payback and rate of return methods to make capital investment decisions. Use the payback method to determine whether Preston should purchase this plant.

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Using the time value of money to compute the present and future values of single lump sums and annuities. Calculate the value of each investment at the end of five years.

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Using the payback and rate of return methods to make capital investment decisions. Assuming equal yearly cash flows, what are the expected annual cash savings from the new software?

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In computing the IRR on an expansion at Mountain Creek Resort, Vernon Valley would consider all of the following except?

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Your rich aunt has promised to give you \$2,000 a year at the end of each of the next four years to help you pay for college. Using a discount rate of 12%, the present value of the gift can be stat

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Which of the following is relevant to Kitchenware.com's decision to accept a special order at a lower sale price from a large customer in China?

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Calculating Profitability Index What is the profitability index for the following set of cash flows if the relevant discount rate is 10 percent? What if the discount rate is 15 percent?

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What is the discounted payback period for these cash flows if the initial cost is \$8,000? What if the initial cost is \$13,000? What if it is \$18,000?

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Tulip Mania, Inc., imposes a payback cutoff of three years for its international investment projects. If the company has the following two projects available, should they accept either of them?

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An investment project provides cash inflows of \$780 per year for eight years. What is the project payback period if the initial cost is \$3,000? What if the initial cost is \$5,000? What if it is \$

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What is the payback period for the following set of cash flows?

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Another tool used to evaluate projects is called the profitability index (PI), or benefitcost ratio. How would you state the profitability index rule?

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In words, what is the payback period? The payback period rule? Why do we say that the payback period is, in a sense, an accounting break-even measure?

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If the dividend is expected to grow at a steady 8 percent per year, what is the current value of the stock? What will the stock be worth in five years?

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Using the IRS amortization rule, what interest deduction can HSD Corporation take on these bonds in the first year? In the last year?

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However, companies are not required to have their bonds rated in the first place; doing so is strictly voluntary. Why do you think they do it?

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If you require an effective annual return of 9.5 percent on this investment, how much will you pay for the contract today?

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The company"s board of directors has declared a dividend of 65 cents per share. What is the total amount of the dividend that will be paid?

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The balance sheet for Ronlad Corporation reported 168,000 shares outstanding, 268,000 shares authorized, and 10,000 shares in treasury stock. Compute the maximum number of new shares that the com

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Does a stock dividend increase an investor's personal wealth immediately? No, because the stock price falls when a stock dividend is issued.

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When treasury stock is purchased with cash, what is the impact on the balance sheet equation? No change: the reduction of the asset cash is offset with the addition of the asset treasury stock.

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A company has net income of \$225,000 and declares and pays dividends in the amount of \$75,000. What is the net impact on retained earnings?

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A company issued 100,000 shares of common stock with a par value of \$1 per share. The stock sold for \$20 per share. By what amount does stockholders' equity increase?

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Which order best describes the largest number of shares to the smallest number of shares? Shares authorized, shares issued, shares outstanding.

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The charter authorized the issuance of 500,000 shares. The company has declared and paid a dividend of \$1 per share. What is the total amount of the dividend?