PracticeCHs9-11 - Practice Questions - Chapters 9, 10, and...

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Practice Questions - Chapters 9, 10, and 11 Consider the following cash flows for two mutually exclusive capital investment projects. The required rate of return is 12%. Use this information for the next 5 questions. Year Project A Cash Flow Project B Cash Flow 0 -$32,400 -$14,400 1 9,600 4,200 2 9,600 4,200 3 9,600 4,200 4 8,400 3,600 5 8,400 3,600 6 6,000 3,600 1. What is the IRR of project A? a) 18.69% c) 10.05% e) 16.58% b) 12.97% d) 16.32% 2. What is the payback period of project A? a) 3.5 years c) 4.57 years e) 3.8 years b) 3.43 years d) 3.57 years 3. What is the profitability index of project A? a) 1.128 d) 1.09 b) 1.045 e) 1.117 c) .98 4. Calculate the net present value of project B. a) $1,842 d) $1,415 b) $3,802 e) $2,223 c) $3,471 5. Which of the following statements is true concerning projects A and B? a) Both NPV and IRR lead to the same investment decision. b) Due to time disparity, IRR indicates that project A should be accepted and NPV indicates that project B should be accepted. c) Due to time disparity, IRR indicates that project B should be accepted and NPV indicates that project A should be accepted. d) Due to size disparity, IRR indicates that project A should be accepted and NPV indicates that project B should be accepted. e) Due to size disparity, IRR indicates that project B should be accepted and NPV indicates that project A should be accepted.
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6. Metro Corporation will spend $1 million for special manufacturing equipment. Shipping and installation charges will amount to $175,000 and an initial increase in net working capital of $50,000 will be required. The equipment will replace an existing machine that has a salvage value of $85,000 and a book value of $140,000. If Metro has a current marginal tax rate of 34%, what is the amount of the initial outlay for this project? a) -$1,121,300 d) -$1,225,000 b) -$1,328,700 e) -$1,021,300 c) -$1,158,700 7. Shell Biotech Corporation is considering two mutually exclusive capital investment projects. Project 1 costs $75,000, and would produce differential cash flows of $16,200 for each of the next 9 years. Project 2 also costs $75,000, but would produce differential cash flows of $14,000 for each of the next 12 years. If Shell's cost of capital is 11%, which alternative should be chosen? a) Project 1 should be accepted. d) Neither is acceptable. b) Project 2 should be accepted. e) Projects 1 and 2 can not be compared. c) Both projects should be accepted. 8. Jefferson Corporation is purchasing equipment with a 10-year life which will increase revenue by $38,000 per year and increase expenses by $21,000 per year. The cost of the project is $24,000, and the equipment has a salvage value of $9,000 at the end of the tenth year. The project will require a $6,000 investment in net working capital immediately. The equipment will be depreciated for 10 years using simplified straight line. Jefferson's marginal tax rate is 35%. Calculate the total year 10 net cash flow, including both the last annual cash flow and the project's
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course ACG 3361, 4401 taught by Professor Goldwater,canada,judd,byrd,theniel during the Spring '10 term at University of Central Florida.

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PracticeCHs9-11 - Practice Questions - Chapters 9, 10, and...

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