Net Present Value and Net Cash Flow

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Indicate the best answer for each question in the space provided. 1 Which of the following is not a capital budgeting decision? a Whether to acquire a subsidiary company. b Whether to expand a product line. c Whether to fill a special order. d Whether to purchase a fleet of trucks. 2 Which of the following is an example of a nonfinancial consideration in capital budgeting? a Will an investment generate adequate cash flows to promptly recover its cost? b Will an investment generate an acceptable rate of return? c Will an investment have a positive net present value? d Will an investment have an adverse effect on the environment? 3 Which of the following is not considered when using the payback period to evaluate an investment? a The profitability of the investment over its entire life. b The annual net cash flow of the investment. c The cost of the investment. d The expected life of the investment. Use the following data for questions 4 and 5. Stone Mfg. is considering expanding operations by investing $300,000 in equipment. The equipment has a useful life of eight years, with no salvage value. Straight-line depreciation is used. Stone predicts that net income will increase $37,500 per year as a result of this strategy. 4 Refer to the above data. The payback period for this investment is: a 8 years. b 4 years. c Over 13 years. d 2.5 years. 5 Refer to the above data. Return on average investment for this investment is: a 25%. b 20%. c 12 1/2%. d 15%.




Physician’s Pharmacy is considering the purchase of a copying machine which it will make available to customers at a per-copy charge. The copying machine has an initial cost of $7,500, an estimated useful life of five years, and an estimated salvage value of $500. The estimated annual revenue and expenses relating to operation of the machine are as follows: $8,000 Expenses $5,500 Revenue other...
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