Case study 47
April 25, 2017
The Timken Company
Founded by carriage-maker Henry Timken in 1899 in St. Louis, Missouri, the Timken
Company was originally incorporated as The Timken Roller Bearing Axle Company. In the
Professor Michael Dimond
April 18, 2017
Flinder Valves and Controls, Inc.
Flinder Valves and Controls is a manufacturing company for specialty valves and heat
exchangers which located in Southern California. The company have a
WORKSHEET 2Financial Objectives Worksheet
The generic objectives provided are typical for people of all ages and are geared to assist you
with your goal setting. Please rank the objectives on the following scale.
0 Not applicable at this time
1 Not import
My Ideal Job for 2-5 years following graduation
* for each question, ask yourself why?
1. Job status/type: (Full time/ part time/contractor/owner)
I want to work as a full time because I want to be able to take care of
my family, and pay off my coll
Do rich people pay their fair share?
After watching the YouTube video Do the rich pay their fair share? Lee Ohanian, who is
a professor of economics at UCLA talks about do people pay their fair share when it comes to
Busy Trap extra credit
In the article The Busy Trap, author Tim Kreider talks about how people in the 21 st century are
busy. Tim talks about how people are not busy but tired. They are exhausted and dead on their feet.
HW #2 Solutions
(a) 25(1.15) = 28.75 and 25(0.85) = 21.25
(b) Cu = Max (0, 28.75 25) = 3.75 and Cd = Max (0, 21.25 25) = 0
(c) p = (1.10 0.85)/(1.15 0.85) = 0.8333 and 1 p = 0.1667
C = [(0.8333)(3.75) + (0.1667)(0.0)]/1.10 = 2.84
(d) h = (3.75 0.0)/(28
Homework #3 (100 points)
Show your work in a table like TABLE 5.2 to 5.4 in chapter 5 slides.
You must show calculations in detail to earn credit. Calculate T as
time to expiration in month(s) divided by 12. Do not use Excel
Spreadsheet for calcul
Homework # 2 (100 Points)
Do not use Excel Spreadsheet for homework. You must show
calculations in detail to earn credit. Homework must be typed (except
binomial tree and table showing hedge) with one-inch margin on all
1. Consider a stock
Homework # 1 (100 Points)
Do not use Excel Spreadsheet for homework. You must show calculations in
detail to earn credit. Homework must be typed with one-inch margin on all
1. Consider an option that expires in 72 days. The bid and ask disc
Homework # 4 (200 points)
You must show appropriate equations (whenever applicable) and detailed
calculations to earn credit. Homework must be typed with one-inch margin
on all sides.
A grain elevator operator bought a futures contract for 5,00
1. A grain elevator operator bought futures contract for 5,000 kilograms of rice at $1.50 per
kilogram. The initial margin is $4,000 and the maintenance margin is $2,000
IM-MM = 4000-2000=MC 2,000 Loss
2000/5000 = 0.40 cent Loss
Shani Miao & Dantong Shan
FIN 352 Project
Performance of value and growth stocks moves in cycles because different market
conditions affects value stocks differently than growth stocks. Historically, growth stocks tend to
perform better i
Case 2 - Costco Valuation and Capital Structure
This case was mainly focused on corporate valuation and capital structure, which are both
very important to management when making decisions. Capital structure is the mix
Cost of good sold
Depreciation and Amortization
Selling, general and administrative expense
Net incme after taxes
Star River Electronics Ltd.
Financial Forecast for the new two years: 2002 and 2003. (Assuming
15% growth each year and capital expenditures of SGD54.6 million.
Any funding is assumed as debt.)
Look at the returns on book assets and book equity Star
Jetblue Airways IPO Valuation
We recommend to increase
the offerings price.
JetBlue (JBLU) is ready to raise additional capital through an IPO. The
initial plan was to set share prices between $22 to $24 with 5.5 m
First Target store in 1962, in Roseville,
The Target.com web site was launched
By 2005, $52.6 billion in revenues from
1,397 stores in 47 states
Today, nearly 1,800 Target store
locations. They are
Business Model for Genzyme
Develop drugs and sell to patients
Fabrazyme (to treat Fabry disease)
Myozyme (to treat Pompe disease)
Cerezyme (to treat lysosomal storage disorders) (LSDs)
M&A, alliances and joint ventu
Procter and Gamble
The P&G Company
In 2007 total revenue exceeded $72 billion and
came from almost every corner of the globe.
P&Gs wide range of brands focused on beauty,
grooming, and household care and delivered a broad
array of products from fr
Palamon Capital Partners
Private equity firm in the UK founded in 1999 with initial
raised funds of 440 million.
Italian ERP software company specializing in accounting, tax
2006 had been a lackluster year for Target shareholders
Scovanner wanted to make good investments that were consistent with
the company's growth strategy
Is capital better spent on one project or another to create the most
1. From late 2003 to early 2004, what reason cause the increase of both FedEx and UPS
2. From 1997, why there is a sharply decrease of grow rate of FedEx?
3. What positon do FedEx and UPS in the industry? How do they be successful?
4. How do