Additional DCF Prob - Additional DCF / Economic Break Even...

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Additional DCF / Economic Break Even Practice Problems 1. Carlson Machine Shop is considering a four-year project to improve its production efficiency by purchasing a new machine press for $480,000 that will result in $160,000 in annual pre-tax cost savings. The press will be depreciated using the 5 year MACRS depreciation schedule and they expect to be able to sell it for $70,000 at the end of four years. The new press will require an initial inventory of $20,000 in spare parts for maintenance with an additional $3,000 in spare parts inventory required each year of the project. Carlson has a 14% cost of capital and a 35% tax rate. Should they buy the machine?
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2. Wilson Sound Inc. has developed a new home entertainment product “Real Sound Units” which enhances the sound of DVDs for high-end home entertainment systems. They project sales over the five years of project to be as follows: Year Unit Sales 1 85,000 2 98,000 3 106,000 4 114,000 5 93,000 Production of the units will require a $1,500,000 initial investment in net working capital and
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