Q1: Carrefour is expecting its new center to generate the following cash flows:
|Net operating cash-flow||$6,000,000||$8,000,000||$16,000,000||$20,000,000||$30,000,000|
a. Determine the payback for this new center. (1 mark)
b. Determine the net present value using a cost of capital of 15 percent. Should the project be accepted? (1 mark)
Q2. What is the EAC of two projects: project A, which costs $150 and is expected to last two years, and project B, which costs $190 and is expected to last three years? The cost of capital is 12%. (1 mark)
Q3. A company pays annual dividends of $10.40 with no possibility of it changing in the next several years. If the firm’s stock is currently selling at $80, what is the required rate of return? (1 mark)
Q4. Stag corp has a capital structure which is based on 50% common stock, 20% preferred stock and 30% debt. The cost of common stock is 14%, the cost of preferred stock is 8% and the pre-tax cost of debt is 10%. The firm’s tax rate is 40%. (1 mark)
- Calculate the WACC of the firm.
- The firm is considering a project that is equally as risky as the firm’s current operations. This project has initial costs of $280,000 and annual cash inflows of $66,000, $320,000, and $133,000 over the next three years, respectively. What is the net present value of this project ?