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1. Anderson Systems is considering a project that has the following cash flow and WACC data. What is the project’s NPV? Note that if a project’s expected NPV is negative, it should be rejected.

WACC: 9.00%

Year 0 1 2 3

Cash flows -$1,000 $500 $500 $500 (Points : 2)

$265.65

$278.93

$292.88

$307.52

Question 2. 2. Taggart Inc. is considering a project that has the following cash flow data. What is the project’s payback?

Year 0 1 2 3

Cash flows -$1,150 $500 $500 $500 (Points : 2)

1.86 years

2.07 years

2.30 years

2.53 years

Question 3. 3. Scanlon Inc.’s CFO hired you as a consultant to help her estimate the cost of capital. You have been provided with the following data: rRF = 4.10%; RPM = 5.25%; and b = 1.30. Based on the CAPM approach, what is the cost of common from retained earnings? (Points : 2)

9.67%

9.97%

10.28%

10.93%

Question 4. 4. O’Brien Inc. has the following data: rRF = 5.00%; RPM = 6.00%; and b = 1.05. What is the firm’s cost of common from retained earnings based on the CAPM? (Points : 2)

11.30%

11.64%

11.99%

12.35%

Question 5. 5. A companyâ€™s perpetual preferred stock currently sells for $92.50 per share, and it pays an $8.00 annual dividend. If the company were to sell a new preferred issue, it would incur a flotation cost of 5.00% of the issue price. What is the firm’s cost of preferred stock? (Points : 2)

7.81%

8.22%

8.65%

9.10%

Question 6. 6. Which of the following is NOT a capital component when calculating the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for use in capital budgeting? (Points : 2)

Long-term debt.

Accounts payable.

Retained earnings.

Common stock.

Question 7. 7. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? Assume that the project being considered has normal cash flows, with one outflow followed by a series of inflows. (Points : 2)

A projectâ€™s NPV is found by compounding the cash inflows at the IRR to find the terminal value (TV), then discounting the TV at the WACC.

The lower the WACC used to calculate a projectâ€™s NPV, the lower the calculated NPV will be.

If a projectâ€™s NPV is less than zero, then its IRR must be less than the WACC.

If a projectâ€™s NPV is greater than zero, then its IRR must be less than zero.

Question 8. 8. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? (Points : 2)

The regular payback method recognizes all cash flows over a projectâ€™s life.

The discounted payback method recognizes all cash flows over a projectâ€™s life, and it also adjusts these cash flows to account for the time value of money.

The regular payback method was, years ago, widely used, but virtually no companies even calculate the payback today.

The regular payback is useful as an indicator of a projectâ€™s liquidity because it gives managers an idea of how long it will take to recover the funds invested in a project.

Question 9. 9. Which of the following statements is CORRECT? (Points : 2)

The internal rate of return method (IRR) is generally regarded by academics as being the best single method for evaluating capital budgeting projects.

The payback method is generally regarded by academics as being the best single method for evaluating capital budgeting projects.

The discounted payback method is generally regarded by academics as being the best single method for evaluating capital budgeting projects.

The net present value method (NPV) is generally regarded by academics as being the best single method for evaluating capital budgeting projects.

Question 10. 10. The internal rate of return is that discount rate that equates the present value of the cash outflows (or costs) with the present value of the cash inflows. (Points : 2)

True

False

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