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SOLUTIONS TO END-OF-CHAPTER PROBLEMS 18-1 a. (1) Reynolds’ current debt ratio is $400/$800 = 50%. (2) If the company purchased the equipment its balance sheet would look like: Current assets $300 Debt (including lease) $600 Fixed assets 500 Leased equipment 200 Equity $400 Total assets $1,000 Total claims $1,000 Therefore, the company’s debt ratio = $600/$1,000 = 60%. (3) If the company leases the asset and does not capitalize the lease, its debt ratio = $400/$800 = 50%. b. The company’s financial risk (assuming the implied interest rate on the lease is equivalent to the loan) is no different whether the equipment is leased or purchased. 18-2 Cost of owning: 0 1 2 | | | Cost (200) Depreciation shield 40 40 (200) 40 40 PV at 6% = -$127. Cost of leasing: 0 1 2 | | | After-tax lease payment (66) (66) PV at 6% = -$128. Reynolds should buy the equipment, because the cost of owning is less than the cost of leasing.
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18-3 Year__________________________ 0 1 2 3 4____ I. Cost of Owning: Net purchase price
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course BUSN 1000 taught by Professor Web during the Spring '12 term at Webster.

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