Capital Budgeting Paper 1

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In equipment-replacement decisions, which one of the following does not affect the decision-making process?






2

The term that refers to costs incurred in the past that are not relevant to a future decision is






3

Which one of the following statements concerning cash flow determination for capital budgeting purposes is not correct?






4

A depreciation tax shield is






5

Lawson, Inc., is expanding its manufacturing plant, which requires an investment of $4 million in new equipment and plant modifications. Lawson’s sales are expected to increase by $3 million per year as a result of the expansion. Cash investment in current assets averages 30% of sales; accounts payable and other current liabilities are 10% of sales. What is the estimated total investment for this expansion?






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Kline Corporation is expanding its plant, which requires an investment of $8 million in new equipment. Kline’s sales are expected to increase by $6 million per year as a result of the expansion. Cash investment in current assets averages 30% of sales, and accounts payable and other current liabilities are 10% of sales. What is the estimated total cash investment for this expansion?






7

Regal Industries is replacing a grinder purchased 5 years ago for $15,000 with a new one costing $25,000 cash. The original grinder is being depreciated on a straight-line basis over 15 years to a zero salvage value; Regal will sell this old equipment to a third party for $6,000 cash. The new equipment will be depreciated on a straight-line basis over 10 years to a zero salvage value. Assuming a 40% marginal tax rate, Regal’s net cash investment at the time of purchase if the old grinder is sold and the new one purchased is






8

Garfield, Inc., is considering a 10-year capital investment project with forecasted revenues of $40,000 per year and forecasted cash operating expenses of $29,000 per year. The initial cost of the equipment for the project is $23,000, and Garfield expects to sell the equipment for $9,000 at the end of the tenth year. The equipment will be depreciated over 7 years. The project requires a working capital investment of $7,000 at its inception and another $5,000 at the end of Year 5. Assuming a 40% marginal tax rate, the expected net cash flow from the project in the tenth year is






9

The Moore Corporation is considering the acquisition of a new machine. The machine can be purchased for $90000; it will cost $6000 to transport to Moore’s plant and $9,000 to install. It is estimated that the machine will last 10 years, and it is expected to have an estimated salvage value of $5,000. Over its 10-year life, the machine is expected to produce 2,000 units per year, each with a selling price of $500 and combined material and labor costs of $450 per unit. Federal tax regulations permit machines of this type to be depreciated using the straight-line method over 5 years with no estimated salvage value. Moore has a marginal tax rate of 40%. What is the net cash flow for the third year that Moore Corporation should use in a capital budgeting analysis?






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The Moore Corporation is considering the acquisition of a new machine. The machine can be purchased for $90000; it will cost $6000 to transport to Moore’s plant and $9,000 to install. It is estimated that the machine will last 10 years, and it is expected to have an estimated salvage value of $5,000. Over its 10-year life, the machine is expected to produce 2,000 units per year, each with a selling price of $500 and combined material and labor costs of $450 per unit. Federal tax regulations permit machines of this type to be depreciated using the straight-line method over 5 years with no estimated salvage value. Moore has a marginal tax rate of 40%. What is the net cash flow for the tenth year of the project that Moore Corporation should use in a capital budgeting analysis?






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