Determine the return on invested capital, Financial Management

1.      Consider the following two investment alternatives

 

Net cash flow

 

End of year

Machine A

Machine B

0

-$2,800

-2000

1

-1900

-2500

2

-1800

-2000

3

-1700

+200

Suppose that your firm needs either machine for only 2 years. The net proceeds from the sale of machine B are estimated to be $200. What should be the net proceeds from the sale of machine A so that both machines could be considered economically indifferent at an interest rate of 10%?

2.      Consider the following two mutually exclusive investment proposals.

End of year

Project A1

Project A2

0

-200

-300

1

200

440

2

243

100

Rate of Return

71.03%

66.66%

a)  Determine the range of MARR where project A1 is preferred over project A2

b)  If you use the NPW criterion at Marr=15%, project A2 will be selected. Using the internal rate of return criterion, demonstrate that you will select the same project at MARR of 15%. In doing so, determine the return on invested capital.

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