Chapter 14--Working Capital
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Chapter 14--Working Capital

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Chapter 14--Working Capital Policy Chapter 14--Working Capital Policy Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The fact that no explicit interest cost is paid on accruals and that the firm can exercise considerable control over their level makes accruals an attractive source of additional funding. True False 2. Due to advanced technology and the similarity of...

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14--Working Chapter Capital Policy Chapter 14--Working Capital Policy Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. The fact that no explicit interest cost is paid on accruals and that the firm can exercise considerable control over their level makes accruals an attractive source of additional funding. True False 2. Due to advanced technology and the similarity of general procedures, working capital management for multinational firms is no more complex than it is for domestic firms. True False 3. Working capital management is not important for new firms since they will be able to generate positive cash flows at some time in the future. True False 4. The best and most comprehensive picture of a firm's liquidity position is obtained by examining its cash budget. True False 5. A high current ratio insures that a firm will have the cash required to meet its needs. True False 6. The inventory conversion period is calculated by dividing inventory by the cost of goods sold per day. True False 7. The cash conversion cycle is the sum of the inventory conversion period, the receivables collection period, and the payables deferral period. True False 8. A firm with a current ratio equal to four will have its current ratio increase if both current assets and current liabilities increase by the same amount. True False 9. The sale of inventory at cost for cash will increase the current assets for a firm. True False 10. The sale of common stock for cash will increase the current assets for a firm. True False 11. A firm's goal should be to lengthen the cash conversion cycle since shorter cash conversion cycles leads firms to increase their dependence on costly external financing. True False 12. In terms of the cash conversion cycle, a restricted investment policy would tend to reduce the inventory conversion and receivables collection periods, which would result in a relatively short cash conversion cycle. True False 13. Net working capital is A. current liabilities. B. current assets. C. current liabilities plus current assets. D. current assets minus current liabilities. E. current liabilities minus current assets. 14. Which of the following current liabilities are considered when calculating net working capital? A. Use of short-term debt to finance fixed assets. B. Commercial paper issued to finance inventory. C. Current maturities of long term debt. D. Accounts receivable generated by sales on credit. E. Inventory purchased with cash. 15. The cash conversion cycle is the length of time from the ____ raw materials to manufacture a product until the ____ of accounts receivable associated with the sale of the product. A. ordering of; creation B. ordering of; collection C. payment for; creation D. payment for; collection E. none of the above 16. The average length of time required to convert materials into finished products and sell that product is called the ____. A. cash conversion cycle B. inventory conversion period C. receivables collection period D. payables deferral period E. days sales outstanding 17. The average length of time required to convert a firm's receivables into cash is called the ____. A. cash conversion cycle B. inventory conversion period C. receivables collection period D. payables deferral period E. days sales outstanding 18. The average length of time between the purchase of raw material and labor and the payment of cash for them is called the ____. A. cash conversion cycle B. inventory conversion period C. receivables collection period D. payables deferral period E. days sales outstanding 19. Firms following a restricted current asset policy are likely to ____ holdings of cash and have a ____ credit policy on sales. A. have large; conservative B. minimize the; conservative C. have large; liberal D. minimize the; liberal E. have zero; liberal 20. Firms following a relaxed current asset policy are likely to ____ holdings of cash and have a ____ credit policy on sales. A. have large; conservative B. minimize the; conservative C. have large; liberal D. minimize the; liberal E. have zero; liberal 21. A firm following an aggressive approach to working capital policy will finance all of the fixed assets with ____, and some of the firm's permanent current assets will be financed with ____. A. short-term nonspontaneous sources of funds; long term capital B. commercial paper; long term capital C. long term capital; short-term nonspontaneous sources of funds D. long term capital; corporate bonds E. short-term nonspontaneous sources of funds; corporate bonds 22. A firm following a conservative approach to working capital policy will finance ____ of the fixed assets, ____ of the permanent current assets, and ____ of temporary current assets are financed with long term capital. A. all; some; none B. none; all; all C. all; none; none D. all; all; some E. some; all; all 23. The aggressive approach towards working capital policy requires the ____ use of short-term debt, whereas the conservative approach of working capital policy requires the ____ use of short-term debt. A. greatest; least B. least; greatest C. limited; total D. lack of; heavy E. heavy; heavy 24. The average cash conversion cycle of European firms is ____ as long as the average cash conversion cycle of American firms. A. equally B. one-half C. twice D. one-fourth E. four times 25. Golden Fritter Corporation has a current ratio equal to three. If Golden Fritter issues $1,000,000 in long term bonds and uses the proceeds to purchase inventory, what will happen to the current ratio? A. Increase B. Decrease C. Stay the same D. Change, but more information is required to determine the direction of the change. E. None of the above. 26. Sea Sport Boat Corporation currently has a current ratio of two. If Sea Sport Boat Corporation increases current assets and current liabilities by the same amount, what will happen to their current ratio? A. Increase B. Decrease C. Stay the same D. Change, but more information is required to determine the direction of the change. E. None of the above. 27. Gator Corporation currently has a current ratio equal to 0.65. If Gator Corporation increases current assets and current liabilities by the same amount, what will happen to their current ratio? A. Increase B. Decrease C. Stay the same D. Change, but more information is required to determine the direction of the change. E. None of the above. 28. On average, a firm sells $2,500,000 in merchandise a month. Its cost of goods sold equals 80 percent of sales, and it keeps inventory equal to one-half of its monthly cost of goods on hand at all times. If the firm analyzes its accounts using a 360-day year, what is the firm's inventory conversion period? A. 360 days B. 180 days C. 30 days D. 15 days E. 10 days 29. The accounts of Weston Inc. indicate the following changes in long-term assets and capital for the past year: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Fifty thousand (50,000) shares of common stock were sold at $25 per share. Two million dollars ($2 million) in bonds matured and were retired. Dividends of $1 million were paid. Net fixed assets declined by $200,000. Net income was calculated to be $2 million. Depreciation expense was $1.5 million. What was the increase or decrease in net working capital? (Hint: Changes in net fixed assets incorporate changes in both gross fixed assets and accumulated depreciation.) A. +$450,000 B. -$250,000 C. -$1,950,000 D. +$1,950,000 E. +$3,300,000 30. You have recently been hired to improve the performance of Multiplex Corporation which has been experiencing a severe cash shortage. As one part of your analysis, you want to determine the firm's cash conversion cycle. Using the following information and a 360-day year, what is your estimate of the firm's current cash conversion cycle? Current inventory = $120,000 Annual sales = $600,000 Accounts receivable = $160,000 Accounts payable = $25,000 Total annual purchases = $360,000 Purchases credit terms: net 30 days Receivables credit terms: net 50 days A. 49 days B. 143 days C. 100 days D. 168 days E. 191 days 31. Jordan Air Inc. has average inventory of $1,000,000. Its estimated annual sales are 15 million and the firm estimates its receivables collection period to be twice as long as its inventory conversion period. The firm pays its trade credit on time; its terms are net 30. The firm wants to decrease its cash conversion cycle by 10 days. It believes that it can reduce its average inventory to $900,000. Assume a 360-day year and that sales will not change. Cost of goods sold equal 80 percent of sales. By how much must the firm also reduce its accounts receivable to meet goal its of a 10-day reduction? A. $101,900 B. $1,000,000 C. $291,667 D. $333,520 E. $0 Chapter 14--Working Capital Policy Key 1. The fact that no explicit interest cost is paid on accruals and that the firm can exercise considerable control over their level makes accruals an attractive source of additional funding. FALSE 2. Due to advanced technology and the similarity of general procedures, working capital management for multinational firms is no more complex than it is for domestic firms. FALSE 3. Working capital management is not important for new firms since they will be able to generate positive cash flows at some time in the future. FALSE 4. The best and most comprehensive picture of a firm's liquidity position is obtained by examining its cash budget. TRUE 5. A high current ratio insures that a firm will have the cash required to meet its needs. FALSE 6. The inventory conversion period is calculated by dividing inventory by the cost of goods sold per day. TRUE 7. The cash conversion cycle is the sum of the inventory conversion period, the receivables collection period, and the payables deferral period. FALSE 8. A firm with a current ratio equal to four will have its current ratio increase if both current assets and current liabilities increase by the same amount. FALSE 9. The sale of inventory at cost for cash will increase the current assets for a firm. FALSE 10. The sale of common stock for cash will increase the current assets for a firm. TRUE 11. A firm's goal should be to lengthen the cash conversion cycle since shorter cash conversion cycles leads firms to increase their dependence on costly external financing. FALSE 12. In terms of the cash conversion cycle, a restricted investment policy would tend to reduce the inventory conversion and receivables collection periods, which would result in a relatively short cash conversion cycle. TRUE 13. Net working capital is A. current liabilities. B. current assets. C. current liabilities plus current assets. D. current assets minus current liabilities. E. current liabilities minus current assets. 14. Which of the following current liabilities are considered when calculating net working capital? A. Use of short-term debt to finance fixed assets. B. Commercial paper issued to finance inventory. C. Current maturities of long term debt. D. Accounts receivable generated by sales on credit. E. Inventory purchased with cash. 15. The cash conversion cycle is the length of time from the ____ raw materials to manufacture a product until the ____ of accounts receivable associated with the sale of the product. A. ordering of; creation B. ordering of; collection C. payment for; creation D. payment for; collection E. none of the above 16. The average length of time required to convert materials into finished products and sell that product is called the ____. A. cash conversion cycle B. inventory conversion period C. receivables collection period D. payables deferral period E. days sales outstanding 17. The average length of time required to convert a firm's receivables into cash is called the ____. A. cash conversion cycle B. inventory conversion period C. receivables collection period D. payables deferral period E. days sales outstanding 18. The average length of time between the purchase of raw material and labor and the payment of cash for them is called the ____. A. cash conversion cycle B. inventory conversion period C. receivables collection period D. payables deferral period E. days sales outstanding 19. Firms following a restricted current asset policy are likely to ____ holdings of cash and have a ____ credit policy on sales. A. have large; conservative B. minimize the; conservative C. have large; liberal D. minimize the; liberal E. have zero; liberal 20. Firms following a relaxed current asset policy are likely to ____ holdings of cash and have a ____ credit policy on sales. A. have large; conservative B. minimize the; conservative C. have large; liberal D. minimize the; liberal E. have zero; liberal 21. A firm following an aggressive approach to working capital policy will finance all of the fixed assets with ____, and some of the firm's permanent current assets will be financed with ____. A. short-term nonspontaneous sources of funds; long term capital B. commercial paper; long term capital C. long term capital; short-term nonspontaneous sources of funds D. long term capital; corporate bonds E. short-term nonspontaneous sources of funds; corporate bonds 22. A firm following a conservative approach to working capital policy will finance ____ of the fixed assets, ____ of the permanent current assets, and ____ of temporary current assets are financed with long term capital. A. all; some; none B. none; all; all C. all; none; none D. all; all; some E. some; all; all 23. The aggressive approach towards working capital policy requires the ____ use of short-term debt, whereas the conservative approach of working capital policy requires the ____ use of short-term debt. A. greatest; least B. least; greatest C. limited; total D. lack of; heavy E. heavy; heavy 24. The average cash conversion cycle of European firms is ____ as long as the average cash conversion cycle of American firms. A. equally B. one-half C. twice D. one-fourth E. four times 25. Golden Fritter Corporation has a current ratio equal to three. If Golden Fritter issues $1,000,000 in long term bonds and uses the proceeds to purchase inventory, what will happen to the current ratio? A. Increase B. Decrease C. Stay the same D. Change, but more information is required to determine the direction of the change. E. None of the above. 26. Sea Sport Boat Corporation currently has a current ratio of two. If Sea Sport Boat Corporation increases current assets and current liabilities by the same amount, what will happen to their current ratio? A. Increase B. Decrease C. Stay the same D. Change, but more information is required to determine the direction of the change. E. None of the above. 27. Gator Corporation currently has a current ratio equal to 0.65. If Gator Corporation increases current assets and current liabilities by the same amount, what will happen to their current ratio? A. Increase B. Decrease C. Stay the same D. Change, but more information is required to determine the direction of the change. E. None of the above. 28. On average, a firm sells $2,500,000 in merchandise a month. Its cost of goods sold equals 80 percent of sales, and it keeps inventory equal to one-half of its monthly cost of goods on hand at all times. If the firm analyzes its accounts using a 360-day year, what is the firm's inventory conversion period? A. 360 days B. 180 days C. 30 days D. 15 days E. 10 days 29. The accounts of Weston Inc. indicate the following changes in long-term assets and capital for the past year: (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Fifty thousand (50,000) shares of common stock were sold at $25 per share. Two million dollars ($2 million) in bonds matured and were retired. Dividends of $1 million were paid. Net fixed assets declined by $200,000. Net income was calculated to be $2 million. Depreciation expense was $1.5 million. What was the increase or decrease in net working capital? (Hint: Changes in net fixed assets incorporate changes in both gross fixed assets and accumulated depreciation.) A. +$450,000 B. -$250,000 C. -$1,950,000 D. +$1,950,000 E. +$3,300,000 30. You have recently been hired to improve the performance of Multiplex Corporation which has been experiencing a severe cash shortage. As one part of your analysis, you want to determine the firm's cash conversion cycle. Using the following information and a 360-day year, what is your estimate of the firm's current cash conversion cycle? Current inventory = $120,000 Annual sales = $600,000 Accounts receivable = $160,000 Accounts payable = $25,000 Total annual purchases = $360,000 Purchases credit terms: net 30 days Receivables credit terms: net 50 days A. 49 days B. 143 days C. 100 days D. 168 days E. 191 days 31. Jordan Air Inc. has average inventory of $1,000,000. Its estimated annual sales are 15 million and the firm estimates its receivables collection period to be twice as long as its inventory conversion period. The firm pays its trade credit on time; its terms are net 30. The firm wants to decrease its cash conversion cycle by 10 days. It believes that it can reduce its average inventory to $900,000. Assume a 360-day year and that sales will not change. Cost of goods sold equal 80 percent of sales. By how much must the firm also reduce its accounts receivable to meet its goal of a 10-day reduction? A. $101,900 B. $1,000,000 C. $291,667 D. $333,520 E. $0

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PROBLEM 3.55The frame ACD is hinged at A and D and is supported by a cable that passes through a ring at B and is attached to hooks at G and H. Knowing that the tension in the cable is 450 N, determine the moment about the diagonal AD of the force exerte
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PROBLEM 3.61A sign erected on uneven ground is guyed by cables EF and EG. If the force exerted by cable EF at E is 46 lb, determine the moment of that force about the line joining Points A and D.SOLUTIONFirst note that BC = (48) 2 + (36) 2 = 60 in. and
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PROBLEM 3.79If P = 20 N, replace the three couples with a single equivalent couple, specifying its magnitude and the direction of its axis.SOLUTIONWe have wherei jk M1 = rG/C F1 = 0.3 0 0 N m = (5.4 N m)j 0 0 18 i j k F2 = .15 .08 0 141.421 N m .15 .0
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PROBLEM 3.92A rectangular plate is acted upon by the force and couple shown. This system is to be replaced with a single equivalent force. (a) For = 40, specify the magnitude and the line of action of the equivalent force. (b) Specify the value of if the
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PROBLEM 3.81The tension in the cable attached to the end C of an adjustable boom ABC is 560 lb. Replace the force exerted by the cable at C with an equivalent forcecouple system (a) at A, (b) at B.SOLUTION(a) Based on orM A : M A = (T sin 50)(d A ) =
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PROBLEM 3.101A 4-m-long beam is subjected to a variety of loadings. (a) Replace each loading with an equivalent forcecouple system at end A of the beam. (b) Which of the loadings are equivalent?SOLUTION(a)(a)We haveFy : 400 N 200 N = Raor andM A :
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PROBLEM 3.113A truss supports the loading shown. Determine the equivalent force acting on the truss and the point of intersection of its line of action with a line drawn through Points A and G.SOLUTIONWe haveR = F R = ( 240 lb)(cos 70i sin 70 j) (160
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PROBLEM 4.4For the beam and loading shown, determine (a) the reaction at A, (b) the tension in cable BC.SOLUTIONFree-Body Diagram:(a)Reaction at A:Fx = 0 : Ax = 0MB = 0 : (15 lb)(28 in.) + (20 lb)(22 in.) + (35 lb)(14 in.) + (20 lb)(6 in.) Ay (6 in