Question

The Riverton Company, a ski resort, recently announced a $872,590 expansion to lodging properties, lifts, and terrain. Assume that this investment is estimated to produce $142,000 in equal annual cash flows for each of the first 10 years of the project life.

Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest |
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Year |
6% |
10% |
12% |
15% |
20% |

1 | 0.943 | 0.909 | 0.893 | 0.870 | 0.833 |

2 | 1.833 | 1.736 | 1.690 | 1.626 | 1.528 |

3 | 2.673 | 2.487 | 2.402 | 2.283 | 2.106 |

4 | 3.465 | 3.170 | 3.037 | 2.855 | 2.589 |

5 | 4.212 | 3.791 | 3.605 | 3.353 | 2.991 |

6 | 4.917 | 4.355 | 4.111 | 3.785 | 3.326 |

7 | 5.582 | 4.868 | 4.564 | 4.160 | 3.605 |

8 | 6.210 | 5.335 | 4.968 | 4.487 | 3.837 |

9 | 6.802 | 5.759 | 5.328 | 4.772 | 4.031 |

10 | 7.360 | 6.145 | 5.650 | 5.019 | 4.192 |

**a.** Determine the expected internal rate of
return of this project for 10 years, using the present value of an
annuity of $1 table above. If required, round your final answer to
the nearest whole percent.

%

**b.** Indentify the uncertainties that could
reduce the internal rate of return of this project?

Answer #1

a. IRR is the rate of return where PV of cash Inflows will be equal to PV of Cash Outflows

PV of Cash Outflows = PV of cash inflows

$872590 = $142000 * PVAF (10, r%) Where r = IRR

PVAF (10, r%) = $872590 / $142000 = 6.145

as the compound table 6.145 is appearing at 10%. Thus IRR = 10%

2. Identify the uncertainties that could reduce the internal rate of return of this project

a. If the Annual Cash flows increases over $142000 it will result in reduction of IRR

b. in the same way reduction in initial cost of $872590 will result in reduction of IRR

c.Government subsidies will also result in reduction of IRR

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a ski resort, recently announced a $353,600 expansion to lodging
properties, lifts, and terrain. Assume that this investment is
estimated to produce $85,000 in equal annual cash flows for each of
the first seven years of the project life.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037...

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lodging properties, ski lifts, and terrain in Park City, Utah.
Assume that this investment is estimated to produce $151,000
million in equal annual cash flows for each of the first six years
of the project life.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690...

A project is estimated to cost $77,766 and provide annual net
cash flows of $26,000 for five years.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037
2.855
2.589
5
4.212
3.791
3.605
3.353
2.991
6
4.917
4.355
4.111
3.785
3.326
7
5.582
4.868
4.564
4.160
3.605
8
6.210
5.335
4.968...

A project is estimated to cost $454,730 and provide annual net
cash flows of $74,000 for 10 years.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037
2.855
2.589
5
4.212
3.791
3.605
3.352
2.991
6
4.917
4.355
4.111
3.784
3.326
7
5.582
4.868
4.564
4.160
3.605
8
6.210
5.335
4.968...

A project is estimated to cost $191,850 and provide annual net
cash flows of $50,000 for eight years.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037
2.855
2.589
5
4.212
3.791
3.605
3.352
2.991
6
4.917
4.355
4.111
3.784
3.326
7
5.582
4.868
4.564
4.160
3.605
8
6.210
5.335
4.968...

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of $1 at Compound Interest table below.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037...

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new equipment will cost $375,000. The manager believes that the new
investment will result in direct labor savings of $75,000 per year
for 10 years.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528...

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The plant manager of Shannon Electronics Company is considering
the purchase of new automated assembly equipment. The new equipment
will cost $168,000. The manager believes that the new investment
will result in direct labor savings of $56,000 per year for 10
years.
Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528...

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Present Value of an Annuity of $1 at
Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037
2.855...

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Compound Interest
Year
6%
10%
12%
15%
20%
1
0.943
0.909
0.893
0.870
0.833
2
1.833
1.736
1.690
1.626
1.528
3
2.673
2.487
2.402
2.283
2.106
4
3.465
3.170
3.037
2.855
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