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JBL Co. has designed a new conveyor system. Management must choose among three alternative courses of action: (1) The firm can sell the design outright to another corporation with payment over 2 years. (2) It can license the design to another manufacturer for a period of 5 years, its likely product life. (3) It can manufacture and market the system itself; this alternative will result in 6 years of cash inflows. The company has a cost of capital of 12.1%. Cash flows associated with each alternative are as shown in the following table.
a. Calculate the net present value of each alternative and rank the alternatives on the basis of NPV.
b. Calculate the annualized net present value (ANPV) of each alternative and rank them accordingly.
c. Why is ANPV preferred over NPV when ranking projects with unequal lives?
Ranking of projects based on NPV 1)Manufacturing 2)Licencing 3)Selling Ranking based on ANPV 1)Selling... View the full answer