1. (TCO A) Which of the following is NOT normally regarded as being a barrier to hostile takeovers? (Points : 5)
Abnormally high executive compensation
Targeted share repurchases
Shareholder rights provisions
Restricted voting rights
Poison pills |
2. (TCO F) Which of the following statements is correct? (Points : 5)
If a project with normal cash flows has an IRR greater than the WACC, the project must also have a positive NPV.
If Project A's IRR exceeds Project B’s, then A must have the higher NPV.
A project’s MIRR can never exceed its IRR.
If a project with normal cash flows has an IRR less than the WACC, the project must have a positive NPV.
If the NPV is negative, the IRR must also be negative. |
3. (TCO D) Church Inc. is presently enjoying relatively high growth because of a surge in the demand for its new product. Management expects earnings and dividends to grow at a rate of 25% for the next 4 years, after which competition will probably reduce the growth rate in earnings and dividends to zero, i.e., g = 0. The company's last dividend, D0, was $1.25, its beta is 1.20, the market risk premium is 5.50%, and the risk-free rate is 3.00%. What is the current price of the common stock?a. $26.77
e. $31.42(Points : 20)
4. (TCO G) The ABC Corporation's budgeted monthly sales are $4,000. In the first month, 40% of its customers pay and take the 3% discount.
The remaining 60% pay in the month following the sale and don't receive a discount.
ABC's bad debts are very small and are excluded from this analysis.
Purchases for next month's sales are constant each month at $2,000. Other payments for wages, rent, and taxes are constant at $500 per month.
Construct a single month's cash budget with the information given. What is the average cash gain or (loss) during a typical month for the ABC Corporation? (Points :...