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Question #1

A firm is considering three projects. Project A requires an initial investment of $80,000 and is expected to have an NPV of $80,000. Project B requires an initial investment of $160,000 and is expected to have an NPV of $80,000. Project C requires an initial investment of $240,000 and is expected to have an NPV of $80,000. Rank each project from highest profitability index to lowest, left to right.

                BAC

                ACB

                CBA

                ABC

Question #2

Kelty Inc. manufactures a line of high end back packs. Their average selling price is $180 per unit with a variable cost of $60 per unit. Kelty's annual fixed expense is $480,000 per year. What is the EBITDA break-even point in units for the company?

                4,000

                3,000

                2,000

                5,000

Question #3

Hazlitt Inc. is considering investing $50,000 in a project that will result in a cash flow of $12,000 at the end of the first year. It is expected that the cash flow will increase each year by 20%. What is the approximate payback period for this project?

                3.7 years

                3.3 years

                4.2 years

                4.8 years

Question #4

Birmingham Corporation's advisors indicate that the risk-free rate equals 4%, and the market return equals 9%. If Birmingham's required return on common stock is 12%, then what is the stock's beta?

                0.9

                1.0

                1.5

                1.6

Question #5

You buy a new piece of equipment for $75,000, and you receive a cash inflow of $18,500 per year for 6 years. What is the internal rate of return?

                16.3%

                14.8%

                18.2%

                12.5%

Question #6

Assume a company anticipates selling 5,000 units a year. Each order will cost the company $50 to place; and the price per unit is $20 with a 10% carrying cost to maintain the average inventory. Please find the EOQ.

                500

                1000

                250

                750

Question #7

Young companies that grow at a rapid rate tend to be more easy to value than mature, stable companies.

                True

                False

Question #8

Assume a vanilla bond pays $60 of coupon interest semiannually and has a face value of $1,000. What is the coupon rate?

                1.2%

                12%

                0.6%

                6%

Question #9

The value of a business can be different to different investors.

                True

                False

Question #10

What type of stocks belong to companies that are considered to have exceptional investment opportunities but don't currently pay dividends?

                value stocks

                income stocks

                growth stocks

                preferred stocks

Question #11

Purple Pillow Inc. is going to borrow $2,000,000 from its bank at an APR of 8%. The bank requires its customers to maintain a 3% compensating balance. What is the effective interest rate on this bank loan?

                8.25%

                8.75%

                7.75%

                7.00%

Question #12

You are interested in buying the preferred stock of a company that pays a dividend of $0.70 every quarter. If you discount such cash flows at 8%, what is the value of this stock?

                $70.00

                $17.50

                $4.00

                $35.00

Question #13

Romeo Systems will invest $250,000 in a temporary project that will generate $50,000 at the end of the first year, $90,000 at the end of the second year, and $160,000 at the end of the third year. The firm will be required to spend $50,000 to close down the project at the end of three years. If the cost of capital is 8%, find what is the net present value of the project and should the investment be undertaken?

                $470 the project should be undertaken

                -$39,222 the project should not be undertaken

                $39,222 the project should be undertaken

                -$470 the project should not be undertaken

Question #14

Amanda's Antiques finances 40% of her business with common stock, 15% with preferred stock and 45% with debt. If the cost of common stock is 12%, the cost of preferred stock is 14%, and the after-tax cost of debt financing is 8%, what is Amanda's weighted average cost of capital?

                13.2%

                10.5%

                7.5%

                12.7%

Question #15

For the constant-growth dividend model to work properly, the constant-growth rate for dividends must be equal to the required rate of return.

                True

                False

Question #16

Please determine the current value of Pollos's bond. The semi-annual coupon payment is $60 (received twice a year), the required return is 8%, the par value is $1,000 and the time to maturity is 10 years.

                $803.64

                $865.80

                $1,162.22

                $1,271.81

Question #17

Whenever a bond's coupon rate is the same as the market rate of interest on similar bonds, the bond will sell at (a)

                discount

                premium

                par

                not enough information provided

Question #18

You are considering a project that has an initial outlay of $700,000. The project is expected to result in annual cash flows of $360,000 for the next four years. Assuming a cost of capital of 10%, what is the profitability index of the project?

                1.63

                1.95

                1.38

                2.06

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