1. (‘JJ) uses a certain machine to produce carjacks. The machine cost the company $90,000 three years ago. The reduced
s ago. The reduced book value now stands at $60,000. A new model of the machine is currently available for $139,350. The new machine has a useful life of five years, at which time it will be sold for $20,000. Using the new machine, the expected unit sales of the car jacks would be 6,000 car jacks per annum. The estimated unit selling price is $35 for the first year. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in Singapore, JJ is experiencing labour shortage. JJ will have to transfer workers from another department to the new project. These workers earn a contribution of $2 per direct labour hour in their original department. The fixed overhead cost would be $2.20 per hour and this is expected to remain unchanged. JJ’s products are being sold to a distributor. The sales agreement allows the selling price to rise at the rate of 10 percent per year after the first year. The unit cost price, except for fixed costs, is expected to increase at the same rate as the selling price. Working capital requirements are expected to be $15,000 in the first and second years, increasing to $18,000 in the third year and is expected to remain at this level till the end of the project. All the amounts of working capital will be recovered at the time of project termination. The new project uses cutting-edge technology and so enjoys a tax holiday from the authorities. The drawback of using this high-risk approach is that the new project requires a minimum return of 27 percent per annum. Required: Identify the relevant cash flows for the decision as to whether JJ should proceed to purchase the new machine. Note: To show all workings with accompanying explanations. Word count requirement: 800
2.(1) The claim by a weight loss Company is that on average, the client will lose 10 pounds over
first 2 weeks. 50 people who joined the programme are sampled, their weight loss is 9 pounds with a standard deviation of 2.8 pounds. Can we conclude at the .05 level that a person joining the programme will lose less than 10 pounds?
(2) The following is a random sample of 90-day futures prices in dollars for 1 troy oz. of silver from The Wall Street Journal issues in May and June of 1997: 4.74, 4.77, 4.87, 4.91, 4.83, 4.72, 4.92, 4.86, 4.97, 4.71, 4.90, 4.93, 4.75, 4.88, 4.79, 4.83, 4.89.
a. Calculate the mean
c. Standard deviation of the 90-day future price of silver data
(3) A mining company needs to estimate the average amount of copper ore per ton mined. A random sample of 50 tons gives a sample mean of 146,75 pounds. The population standard deviation is assumed to be 35.2 pounds.
a. Give a 95% confidence interval for the average amount of copper in the population of tons mined.
b. Give a 90% confidence interval for the average amount of coper per ton
c. Give a 99% confidence interval for the average amount of coper per ton
(4) An e-commerce Website gets 2,385 visitors on a particular day. Among these, 1790 visitors explore the products by looking at more pages at the site. Among these 1790 visitors who explore the products, 387 make a purchase.
a. If a visitor chosen at random from all those who visited the site, what is the probability that the visitor explored the products
b. If a visitor is chosen at random from all those who visited the site, what is the probability that the visitor made a purchase.
c. If a visitor is chosen at random from all those who explored the products, what is the probability that the visitor made a purchase.
d. Which of the preceding three probabilities is relevant to the design of the home page that leads to product page.
3.1. Estimate a second stage (also called the stable stage) growth rate in dividends, g2, for use in the Two-Stage
he Two-Stage DDM. Your estimate for g2 is the growth rate that you expect will continue “forever” in the second stage. Your estimate for g2 should not be much greater than the expected future growth in the overall economy (expected growth in GDP). Why? LIST your estimate for g2 and provide a short paragraph that EXPLAINS your reasoning AND the source of your estimate for long-term growth in GDP. Finally, estimate and LIST a price per share for KO using your estimates for g1, N, Re, g2 and KO’s current annual dividend (most recent quarterly dividend x 4) as D(0) in the Two-Stage DDM (submit your spreadsheet).
2. Calculate KO’s FCFF for EACH of the past five (5) years using the financial statement data found in KO’s annual reports and using the FCFFM.xls template. The template will calculate the annual FCFF value for you, but you MUST insert the correct input values for Depreciation & Amortization, Capital Investment, Capital Sales, etc.
3. Assume that the average annual FCFF from Q5 is good estimate of KO’s FCFF(0) for use in the FCFM. LIST your estimate for FCFF(0) then estimate and LIST a price per share for KO using your estimates for g1, N, WACC, g2 and FCFF(0) in the Two-Stage FCFFM (submit your spreadsheet).Use the same estimate second stage or stable stage growth, g2, in the FCFFM that you selected for the DDM.
4. Apply Relative Valuation methods to Coca-Cola (KO) using the following three (3) popular relative valuation ratios - Price/Earnings, Price/Book, Price/Sales (call these three ratios Price/”X” ratios). Select at least five (5) comparable firms that are in the same industry as KO and use the average P/X ratio for the group of comparable firms in your valuation analysis. The P/X ratios for the template can be found by using the screener on the Finviz.comwebsite. Use the Relative Valuation (RV) Excel spreadsheet tab found in the Two Stage_DDM_FCFE_FCFF_RV.xlsx file.
7.Hello guys, I confess that I absolutely suck at math. Unfortunately my boss handed me what is basically a math
lly a math problem I gotta solve, and I have no idea how to do it cause of lack of my math skills. I am hoping someone can help me with this or I'm screwed.
Co basically I've got this table in excel, where X (row) is a width and Y is a height (column) of a wooden sauna cabin, the X;Y is the price for a sauna with said dimensions. I need to find a relationship between the size of the sauna and the price And formulate ani equation. I can't seem to find it, the price seems to grow non linearly, I can't seem to find any coeficient. Again, I suck at math, maybe solution is simple, but I just don't see it. Can anyone help me please?
Table Is at this link https://ibb.co/fGrxSvf . Thanks for any help!
8.At a price of $1.04 per roll, the supply of toilet paper in a large town is 25,000 rolls, and
mand is 18,200 rolls. When the demand increases to 26,200 rolls, the supply is 20,000 and the price is $1.24 per roll. Let x be the quantity in thousands of rolls. The table below gives the price-supply and price-demand equations.
Price Equations for Toilet Paper
Price-Supply P = -0.04x + 2.04
Price-Demand P = 0.025x + 1.495
Find the supply at a price of $2 per roll.
Find the demand at a price of $2 per roll.
Use the substitution method to find the equilibrium quantity. Round x to the nearest tenth first and then convert to thousands. Include the units in your answer.
What is the equilibrium price? Write the answer in dollars and cents, rounding to the nearest cent.