I National Brands vs. A-1 Holdings
At 5:30 on Friday aifternoon, January 22,
2013. Bill Hall, the chairman and CEO of
National Brands, Inc., was clearing up the last
of the papers on his desk and looking forward
to a relaxing weekend. It had been a
Harrods Sporting Goods
Jim Harr d knew that service, above all,
was import t to his customers. Jim and Becky
Harrod had opened their first store in Omaha,
Nebraska in 71991. Harrods carried a full line
of sporting goods including everything from
KFC and the Celenel*
The story of Kentucky Fried Chicken is the
_ story of Colonel Harland Sanders. The
Colonel, however, was not a real colonel and
Sanders was not even a Kentucky native. He
was, nevertheless, a prime example of the
Week 2 Cash Flow and Break Even Analysis
Reids Rides sells high quality BMX bikes for $445 each. The cost to produce the bikes
average $267.00 each. Depreciation expenses run $10,000 per year with selling and
administrative expenses at $96,000
Phelps Toy Company
The Phelps Toy Company was considering
the advisability of adding a new product to its
line. Ike Barnes was in charge of new product
development. Since the founding of the
company in 1990, he had seen sales grow from
$150,000 a year to
Berkshire Instruments j
Al Hansen, the cfw_newly appointed vice
president of nance of Berkshire Instruments,
was eager to talk to his investment banker
about future nancing for the firm. One of
Als first assignments was to determine the
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20 July 2016
1. You know that a firm is going to pay $2 dividend next year. After that the dividend will grow at an
annual rate of 3% forever. If the Stock price is $20, find the rate of return.
Company (ticker symbol)
AlKhalefah, Haidar M.
Bergman, Baylee C.
Bradeen, Tiffany A.
Brakebush, Joshua J.
Brown, Clyde S.
Brown, Lofton K.
Carbajal, Ellen S.
Cunningham, Kay Lyn
Fee, Samantha L.
Ferriter, Tom M.
Instructor: Dr. Das
A 20-year, 6% quarterly coupon, $1,000 par value bond is selling for $1,057.91. Find its
YTM in (a) APR and (b) EAR.
1. a. N= 80; PV= 1057.91; PMT= 15; FV= 1000; I/Y= 1.38%.
1. b. EAR: 5.
BFIN 322 BUSINESS FINANCE
Assignment 2: Stock Return (5% of your total grade)
20th July 2016
Late submission of the assignments will not be accepted. This assignment will assist us to
understand the concept of stock returns and use excel to comp
Leland Industries 1s the nation s fth largest
producer of bakery and snack goods with
operations primarily located m the southeastern
United States. Over the last 10 years, Leland
had been 0116 of the most efcient bakeries in
Modem Kitchenware Co.
Mode Kitchenware Co. specializes in the
manufacuu'ing and distribution of items used in
the kitchen. AmOng its many products are
microwave ovens, toasters, electric can openers,
etc. Its home base is in Kansas City and the rm