Limited liability

2. Which of the following is a principal within the agency relationship? a shareholder

3. Which of the following presents a summary of the changes in a firm’s balance sheet from the beginning of an accounting period to the end of that accounting period?

The statement of cash flows.

4. Teakap, Inc., has current assets of $ 1,456,312 and total assets of $4,812,369 for the year ending September 30, 2006. It also has current liabilities of $1,041,012, common equity of $1,500,000, and retained earnings of $1,468,347. How much long-term debt does the firm have?

$803,010

5. Gateway Corp. has an inventory turnover ratio of 5.6. What is the firm's days's sales in inventory?

65.2 days

6. Your firm has an equity multiplier of 2.47. What is its debt-to-equity ratio?

1.47

7. Which of the following is not a method of “benchmarking”?

Utilize the DuPont system to analyze a firm’s performance.

8. Jack Robbins is saving for a new car. He needs to have $ 21,000 for the car in three years. How much will he have to invest today in an account paying 8 percent annually to achieve his target? (Round to nearest dollar.)

$16,670

9. Ferris, Inc., has borrowed from their bank at a rate of 8 percent and will repay the loan with interest over the next five years. Their scheduled payments, starting at the end of the year are as follows—$450,000, $560,000, $750,000, $875,000, and $1,000,000. What is the present value of these payments? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

$2,815,885

10. Ajax Corp. is expecting the following cash flows—$79,000, $112,000, $164,000, $84,000, and $242,000—over the next five years. If the company's opportunity cost is 15 percent, what is the present value of these cash flows? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

$429,560

11. Jayadev Athreya has started on his first job. He plans to start saving for retirement early. He will invest $5,000 at the end of