DeVry BUSN 379 Week 4 Midterm Exam

DeVry BUSN 379 Week 4 Midterm Exam

1.Question :(TCO 1) What is the goal of financial management for a sole proprietorship?Student Answer:decrease long-term debt to reduce the risk to the ownermaximize net income given the resources of the firmmaximize the market value of the equityminimize the tax impact on the proprietorminimize costs and increase production2.Question :(TCO 1) Working capital management includes which of the following?Student Answer:establishing the inventory leveldeciding when to pay suppliersdetermining the amount of cash needed on a daily basisestablishing credit terms for customersall of the above3.Question :(TCO 1) Book values are different from market values because:Student Answer:Book values reflect the value of the asset based on generally-accepted accounting principles.Book values are used in the companys balance sheet.Book values do not reflect the amount someone is willing to pay today for an asset.All of the aboveNone of the above4.Question :(TCO 1) The income statement reflects:Student Answer:Income and expenses at the time when those items affect the cash flows of a firm.Income and expenses in accordance with GAAP.The cash flows in accordance with GAAP.The flow of cash into and out of a firm during a stated period of time.The flow of cash into and out of a firm as of a particular date.5.Question :(TCO 1) Tatos Pizza has sales of $625,000. They paid $43,000 in interest during the year and depreciation was $79,000. Administrative costs were $100,000 and other costs were $160,000. Assuming a tax rate of 35 percent, what is Tatos Pizza net income? Comments:6.Question :(TCO 1) Home Best Hardware had $315,000 in taxable income last year. Using the tax rates provided in Table 2.3, what are the companys income taxes?Comments:7.Question :(TCO 1) Pizza A had earnings after taxes of $390,000 in the year 2008, and 300,000 shares outstanding. In year 2009, earnings after taxes increased by 20 percent to $468,000 and 25,000 new shares were issued for a total of 325,000 shares. What is the EPS figure for 2009?Comments:8.Question :(TCO 1) The financial statement that summarizes a firms operations over a period of time is called a(n):9.Question :(TCO 1) Print Imaging has EBIT of $150,000, interest of $30,000, taxes of $50,000, and depreciation of $50,000. What is the companys operating cash flow?10.Question :(TCO 3) You opened a new certificate of feposit with $13,000. Your broker indicated that this investment pays five percent interest, compounded quarterly. Which one of the following statements is correct concerning this investment?11.Question :(TCO 3) Mr. Smith will receive $7,500 a year for the next 14 years from his trust. If the interest rate on this investment is eight percent, what is the approximate current value of these future payments?12.Question :(TCO 3) Your neighbor just received a credit offer in an e-mail. The company is offering him $6,000 at 12.8 percent interest. The monthly payment is only $110. If he accepts this offer, how long will it take him to pay off the loan?13.Question :(TCO 3) Fine Oak Woodworks is considering a project that has cash flows of $6,000, $4,000, and $3,000 for the next three years. If the appropriate discount rate of this project is 10 percent, which of the following statements is false?14.Question :(TCO 4) You are considering an investment that will have the following cash flows: $54,000, $66,000, $(60,000), $57,000, and $120,000. The appropriate discount rate is 11 percent. What is the value of this investment? Note that the cash flow in brackets is negative.15.Question :(TCO 3) North Bank offers you an APR of 13.17 percent compounded monthly, and South Bank offers you an effective rate of 13.75 percent on a business loan. Which bank should you choose and why?1.Question :(TCO 3) Which one of the following will increase the future value of a lump sum invested today?Student Answer:decreasing the amount of the lump sumincreasing the rate of interestpaying simple interest rather than compound interestpaying interest only at the end of the investment periodshortening the investment time periodInstructor Explanation:Chapter 4, Pages 96-97Points Received:3 of 3Comments:2.Question :(TCO 3) The difference between an ordinary annuity and an annuity due is the:Student Answer:number of payments to be madeamount to be paid each timethe timing of the paymentsfrequency of the paymentsinterest rate applied to the first payment3.Question :(TCO 3) Fanta Cola has $1,000 par value bonds outstanding at 12 percent interest. The bonds mature in 25 years. What is the current price of the bond if the YTM is 11 percent? Assume annual payments.4.Question :(TCO 6 and 8) Which one of the following statements is correct?Student Answer:Bond issuers maintain a listing of bondholders when bonds are issued in bearer form.An indenture, is a contract between a corporation and its shareholders.Collateralized bonds are called debentures.The description of any property used to secure a bond issue is included in the bond indenture.5.Question :(TCO 3) Bonds issued by Blue Sky Airlines have a face value of $1,000 and currently sell for $850. The annual coupon payments are $80. If the bonds have 10 years until maturity, what is the approximate YTM of the bonds?Student Answer:10.50%11.50%11.75%12%Points Received:3 of 3Comments:6.Question :(TCO 3) Bean Coffee issued preferred stock many years ago. It carries a dividend of $8 per share, fixed. As time has passed, yields have decreased from the original eight percent (at the time of issuance) to six percent. What was the original issue price? Hint: Yield is the same as required rate of return.7.Question :(TCO 3) Intelligence Research, Inc. will pay a common stock dividend of $1.60 at the end of the year. The required rate of return by common stockholders is 13 percent. The firm has a constant growth rate of seven percent. What is the current price of the stock?Comments:8.Question :(TCO 3) Royal Electric paid a $2 dividend last year. The dividend is expected to grow at a constant rate of five percent over the next three years. Common stockholders require a 12 percent return. What are the values of the dividends for years 1, 2 and 3, respectively?9.Question :(TCO 6) The market where one shareholder sells shares to another shareholder is called the market.10.Question :(TCO 6) NASDAQ is a(n):11.Question :(TCO 6) The annual interest on a bond divided by the bonds market price is called the:12.Question :(TCO 6) Star Industries has one outstanding bond issue. An indenture provision prohibits the firm from redeeming the bonds during the first two years. This provision is referred to as a provision.13.Question :(TCO 8) Which of the following is true regarding bonds?14.Question :(TCO 6) Which of the following is not a floating-rate bond?15.Question :(TCO 6) Which of the following are not true regarding convertible bonds? Select all that apply:1.Question :(TCO 1) Paul is the owner of Pauls Cabinets, which is a sole proprietorship. The firm cannot pay its bills because a large customer defaulted on payment. Which one of the following statements is correct given this situation?2.Question :(TCO 1) Trademarks are classified as:3.Question :(TCO 1) Explain agency theory. Provide an example of a potential agency problem for a corporation, and identify means by which the firm can help reduce or eliminate that problem.4.Question :(TCO 3) How can we apply the concept of time value of money in evaluating a mortgage? Present at least two scenarios. Briefly explain your rationale.Comments:5.Question :(TCO 8) Are U.S. Treasury securities risk-free? Why or why not? Explain your rationale?6.Question :(TCO 6) What are some of the features of zero-coupon bonds that make them attractive to certain investors? Which type of investors will be most interested in these bonds?


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