Unformatted text preview: that is, the machinery will be totally worn out after 3 years. However, if the project were terminated prior to the end of 3 years, the machinery would have a positive salvage value. Here are the project’s estimated cash flows: Initial Investment End-Of-Year And Operating Net Salvage Year Cash Flows Value_ 0 ($5,000) $5,000 1 2,100 3,100 2 2,000 2,000 3 1,750 0 Using the 10 percent cost of capital, what is the project’s NPV if it is operated for the full 3 years? Would the NPV change if the company planned to terminate the project at the end of year 2? At the end of year 1? What is the project’s optimal (economic) life? Mini Case: 11 - 45...
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- Spring '08
- Economics, Operating cash flow, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, $5,000, $3,415