Question

A project has estimated annual net cash flows of $12,500 for ten
years and is estimated to cost $37,500. Assume a minimum acceptable
rate of return of 20%. Use the **Present Value of an Annuity
of $1 at Compound Interest** table below.

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 |

Determine (a) the net present value of the project and (b) the present value index. If required, use the minus sign to indicate a negative net present value.

Net present value of the project (round to the nearest
dollar) |
$ |

Present value index (rounded to two decimal
places) |

Answer #1

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...

project has estimated annual net cash flows of $70,000 for four
years and is estimated to cost $190,000. Assume a minimum
acceptable rate of return of 10%. Use the The sum of the
present values of a series of equal “Net cash flows” to be received
at fixed time intervals.Present Value of an Annuity 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...

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...

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...

Net Present Value
A project has estimated annual net cash flows of $11,250 for
five years and is estimated to cost $46,950. Assume a minimum
acceptable rate of return of 15%. Use the Present Value of
an Annuity 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...

Net Present Value A project has estimated annual net cash flows
of $8,750 for two years and is estimated to cost $44,726. Assume a
minimum acceptable rate of return of 12%. Use the Present Value of
an Annuity 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...

a. Determine the average rate of return for a project that is
estimated to yield total income of $419,900 over five years, has a
cost of $769,100, and has a $114,900 residual value. Round to the
nearest whole number.
%
b.
Net Present Value
A project has estimated annual net cash flows of $8,750 for
three years and is estimated to cost $50,000. Assume a minimum
acceptable rate of return of 15%. Use
the Present Value of an Annuity of $1...

Cash Payback Period, Net Present Value Analysis, and Qualitative
Considerations The plant manager of Shenzhen Electronics Company is
considering the purchase of new automated assembly equipment. The
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...

Cash Payback Period, Net Present Value Analysis, and Qualitative
Considerations
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...

Internal Rate of Return Method for a Service Company
The Riverton Company, announced a $620,761 million expansion of
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...

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