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Chapter 15 / Exercise 15-3
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32. A firm uses its weighted average cost of capital to evaluate the proposed projects for all of its varying divisions. By doing so, the firm: A.automatically gives preferential treatment in the allocation of funds to its riskiest division.B. encourages the division managers to only recommend their most conservative projects.C. maintains the current risk level and capital structure of the firm.D. automatically maximizes the total value created for its shareholders.E. allocates capital funds evenly amongst its divisions.
Refer to section 12.5.Bloom's: ComprehensionDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-04 Identify some of the pitfalls associated with a firm's overall cost of capital and what to do about themSection: 12.5Topic: Project cost of capital12-17
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Chapter 12 - Cost of Capital33. Kurt, who is a divisional manager, continually brags that his division's required return for its projects is one percent lower than the return required for any other division of the firm. Which one of the following most likely contributes the most to the lower rate requirement for Kurt's division?
Refer to section 12.5.Bloom's: ComprehensionDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-04 Identify some of the pitfalls associated with a firm's overall cost of capital and what to do about themSection: 12.5Topic: Project cost of capital34. Which one of the following is the primary determinant of an investment's cost of capital?
Refer to section 12.5.Bloom's: ComprehensionDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-04 Identify some of the pitfalls associated with a firm's overall cost of capital and what to do about themSection: 12.5Topic: Project cost of capital12-18
Chapter 12 - Cost of Capital35. The cost of capital for a project depends primarily on which one of the following?
Refer to section 12.5Bloom's: ComprehensionDifficulty: BasicLearning Objective: 12-04 Identify some of the pitfalls associated with a firm's overall cost of capital and what to do about themSection: 12.5Topic: Project cost of capital

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