Question 1.1. (TCO A) Double taxation is a drawback for which of the following types of business organization except?
Question 2.2. (TCO A) Sole proprietorships have all of the following advantages except
Question 3.3. (TCO B) Which of the following would cause the present value of an annuity to decrease?
Question 4.4. (TCO B) In a TVM calculation, if incoming cash flows are positive, outgoing cash flows must be
Question 5.5. (TCO G) If net income, total assets, and book value of equity stayed the same, what would be the effect on the DuPont Identity of an increase in sales?
Question 6.6. (TCO D) A stock has just paid a dividend and will pay a dividend of $3.00 in a year. The dividend will stay constant for the rest of time. The return on equity for similar stocks is 14%. What is P0?
Question 7.7. (TCO D) A stock has just declared an annual dividend of $2.25 to be paid one year from today. The dividend is expected to grow at a 7% annual rate. The return on equity for similar stocks is 12%. What is P0?
Question 8.8. (TCO D) A given bond has 5 years to maturity. It has a face value of $1,000. It has a YTM of 6% and the coupons are paid semiannually at a 10% annual rate. What does the bond currently sell for?
Question 9.9. (TCO D) A bond currently sells for $887 even though it has a par of $1,000. It was issued two years ago and had a maturity of 10 years. The coupon rate is 7% and the interest payments are made semiannually. What is its YTM?
Question 10.10. (TCO D) Using examples, explain the difference between systematic risk and nonsystematic risk. Explain why the distinction is important for both investors and issuers of stock.
Question 11.11. (TCO E) A company has 100 million shares outstanding trading for $8 per share. It also has $900 million in outstanding debt. If its equity cost of capital is 15%, and its debt cost of capital is 12%, and its effective corporate tax rate is 40%, what is its weighted average cost of capital?
Question 12.12. (TCO A) Relate how the job of the financial manager can be explained using the balance sheet.
Question 13.13. (TCO H) Other things being equal, would a firm prefer a longer or shorter Cash Conversion Cycle? What are some examples of ways a firm could attain this?
Question 14.14. (TCO F) A company has the opportunity to do any of the projects for which the net cash flows per year are shown below. The company has a cost of capital of 12%. Which should the company do and why? You must use at least two capital budgeting methods. Show your work.