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FIN 571 Week 1 Individual Practice Quiz


FIN 571 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business Structures
FIN 571 Week 1 DQ 1
FIN 571 Week 1 DQ 2
FIN 571 Week 2 Individual Assignment Business Structure Advice
FIN 571 Week 2 Learning Team Reflection
FIN 571 Week 2 Individual Practice Quiz
FIN 571 Week 2 Individual Assignment Ratio Analysis Problems
FIN 571 Week 2 DQ 1
FIN 571 Week 2 DQ 2
FIN 571 Week 3 Individual Practice Quiz

FIN 571 Final Exam Guide (N


ew)
Multiple Choice Question 51

Which of the following is considered a hybrid organizational form?


partnership
limited liability partnership
sole proprietorship
corporation
Multiple Choice Question 59
Which of the following is a principal within the agency relationship
?
the board of directors
a company engineer
the CEO of the firm

FIN 571 Week 1 Individual Pr


actice
Quiz
Multiple Choice
Question 42

Which of the following business organizational forms subjects the


owner(s) to unlimited liability?
a) sole proprietorship
b) partnership
c) corporation
d) a and b
Multiple Choice Question 44
Which of the following business organizational forms is easiest to r
aise capital?
a) sole proprietorship
b) partnership
c) corporation
d) a and b

FIN 571 Week 2 Individual Assignment Busines


s Structure Advice
Write a 350 to 700 word response to the following e-mail:
Dear Consultant,
I am currently starting a business and developing my business pla
n. I'm in need of some advice on how to start forming my business
. I am not sure exactly how it will be financed and whether or not I
want to take on partners. I am interested and willing to learn the in
tricacies of my options to determine how to best proceed with my
plan.
Please advise on what my options are, the advantages and disadva
ntages of each, and possible tax consequences for each scenario?
Respectfully,
John Owner

FIN 571 Week 2 Individual As


signment
Ratio Analysis Prob
Ratio Analysis Problems
Ratio Analysis
lems
(Individual Assignment)
You may use excel or word.doc format for this assignment.
Please post your homework as a word.doc or excel file in the class
discussion section below by the due date.
1. Analysis of cost of goods sold problem.
1992 1993 1994
Gross Profit Margin 60% 55% 51%

FIN 571 Week 2 Individual Practice Quiz

Multiple Choice Question 53


Which one of the following statements about trend analysis is NOT
correct?
It allows management to examine each ratio over time and determ
ine whether the trend is good or bad for the firm.
This benchmark is based on a firm's historical performance.
The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) System is used to identi
fy benchmark firms.
All of these are true statements.

FIN 571 Week 2 Learning Team Reflection


Read the Ethics case, "A Sad Tale: The Demise of Arthur Anderson"
located in the WileyPLUS Week Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
Chapter readings.
Discuss the mistakes made by Arthur Anderson and potential actio
ns that leadership could have taken to prevent the organizational f
ailure.
Write a 350- to 700-word summary of your discussion.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 571 Week 3 Individual Assignment In


terpreting Financial Results
Resource: Financial Statements for the company assigned by your i
nstructor in Week 2.
Review the assigned company's financial statements from the past
three years.
Calculate the financial ratios for the assigned company's financial s
tatements, and then interpret those results against company histor
ical data as well as industry benchmarks:
Compare the financial ratios with each of the preceding three (3) y
ears (e.g. 2014 with 2013; 2013 with 2012; and 2012 with 2011).

FIN 571 Week 3 Individual Pr


actice
Quiz
Multiple Choice
Question 32
The operating cycle
ends not with the finished goods being sold to customers and the c
ash collected on the sales; but when you take into account the tim
e taken by the firm to pay for its purchases.
To measure operating cycle we need another measure called the d
ays' payables outstanding.
begins when the firm receives the raw materials it purchased that
would be used to produce the goods that the firm manufactures.

FIN 571 Week 3 Learning Team Reflection


Watch the "Concept Review Video: Working Capital Management" v
ideo located in theWileyPLUS Assignment: Week 3 Videos Activity.
Discuss strategies these business owners used to manage their wo
rking capital.
Write a 350-700 word summary of your discussion.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 571 Week 4 Individual Assignment Analyz


ing Pro Forma Statements

Decide upon an initiative you want to implement that would increa


se sales over the next five years, (for example, market another pro
duct, corporate expansion, and so on).
Using the sample financial statements, create pro forma statement
s of five year projections that are clear, concise, and easy to read.
Be sure to double check the calculations in your pro forma statem
ents. Make assumptions that support each line item increase or de
crease for your forecasted statements.

FIN 571 Week 4 Individual Pr


actice
Quiz
Multiple Choice
Question 66
Present value: Tommie Harris is considering an investment that pa
ys 6.5 percent annually. How much must he invest today such that
he will have $25,000 in seven years? (Round to the nearest dollar.)
Multiple Choice Question 61
PV of multiple cash flows: Jack Stuart has loaned money to his brot
her at an interest rate of 5.75 percent. He expects to receive $625,
$650, $700, and $800 at the end of the next four years as complete
repayment of the loan with interest. How much did he loan out to
his brother? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

FIN 571 Week 4 Learning Team Reflection

Watch the "Concept Review Video: Stock Valuation" video located i


n the WileyPLUS Assignment: Week 4 Videos Activity.
Discuss how markets and investors value a stock.
Write a 350-700 word summary of your discussion.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 571 Week 4 Team Assignment Operating L


everage and Forecasting
Operating Leverage and Forecasting Problems Team Assignment
Please complete the following problems. When calculating earning
s per share and PE ratios, please show your work. This problem is s
imilar to the examples shown in the lecture.
You manufacture hunting pack systems in China for 80 dollars eac
h, including shipping. The manufacturing costs only include variabl
e costs. Variable costs are not calculated as a percentage of sales i
n this case. Sales are a function of the number of packs sold and th
e price per pack. Likewise, variable costs are a function of the num
ber of packs sold and the cost to produce each pack. You sell these
packs to retailers for 200 dollars each.

FIN 571 Week 5 Individual Assignment DCF a


nd WACC Problems

Discounted Cash Flows and WACC Homework Problems


Please post the answers (and show your work) in the assignments
section by midnight the last day of the week assigned.
Calculate the future value of 1,535 invested today for 8 years at 6 p
ercent.
(5 points)
What is the total present value of the following cash stream, discou
nted at 8 percent? (5 points)
Year Amount
1 400
2 750
3 945
4 145

FIN 571 Week 5 Individual Practice Quiz

Multiple Choice Question 55


Genaro needs to capture a return of 40 percent for his one-year in
vestment in a property. He believes that he can sell the property at
the end of the year for $150,000 and that the property will provide
him with rental income of $25,000. What is the maximum amount t
hat Genaro should be willing to pay for the property?
Multiple Choice Question 54
The process of identifying the bundle of projects that creates the g
reatest total value and allocating the available capital to the project
s is known as
risk analysis.
rationing.
capital rationing.

FIN 571 Week 5 Individual Wileyplus Assignment

Problem 5.17
Problem 5.21
Problem 6.19
Problem 6.27
Problem 7.16
Problem 8.24
Problem 9.15
Problem 5.17
Your finance text book sold 53,250 copies in its first year. The publi
shing company expects the sales to grow at a rate of 20 percent for
the next three years, and by 10 percent in the fourth year. Calculat
e the total number of copies that the publisher expects to sell in ye
ar 3 and 4. (If you solve this problem with algebra round intermedi
ate calculations to 6 decimal places, in all cases round your final an
swers to the nearest whole number.)

FIN 571 Week 5 Learning Team Reflection

Watch the "Concept Review Video: Cost of Capital" video located in


the WileyPLUS Assignment: Week 5 Videos Activity.
Discuss some of the corporate finance challenges faced by this co
mpany.
Write a 350-700 word summary of your discussion.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

FIN 571 Week 6 Individual Assignment Homework Problems

Week 6
Homework
Complete the following problems. You should do this work in excel
. A set of ungraded practice problems similar to the homework is p
rovided in the week six material to help you do this assignment.
Please post your answers in the classroom discussion section unde
rneath the week six assignment.
1.Net Present Value: Johnson Complex Fabrications is a metal parts
manufacturing company. It has developed a new process for prod
ucing extruded aluminum tubing. The process requires $1,968,450
initial investment. It expected to have a life of five years and would
produce net cash inflows for each of the next five years: year 1 $51
2,496; year 2 $242,637; year 3 $814,558; year 4 $887,225 and year
5 $712,642.

FIN 571 Week 6 Individual Assignment Working Capital Simulation Man


aging Growth Assignment

Resources:
Harvard Business Publishing: Working Capital Simulation: Managin
g Growth Assignment
Ch. 1 - 21 ofFundamentals of Corporate Finance
WileyPLUS Assignments
All additional resources from each week
Review the following scenario:
Acting as the CEO of a small company, you will apply the principles
of capital budgeting to invest in growth and cash flow improvemen
t opportunities in three phases over 10 simulated years. Each oppo
rtunity has a unique financial profile and you must analyze the effe
cts on working capital. Examples of opportunities include taking on
new customers, capitalizing on supplier discounts, and reducing in
ventory.

FIN 571 Week 6 Individual Practice Quiz

Multiple Choice Question 55


Planning models that are more sophisticated than the percent of s
ales method have
working capital accounts like inventory, accounts receivables, and
accounts payables vary directly with sales.
fixed assets that do not always vary directly with sales.
all of these are true.
all variable costs change directly with sales.
Multiple Choice Question 66

FIN 571 Week 6 Individual Wileyplus Assignment

Problem 10.14
Briarcrest Condiments is a spice-making firm. Recently, it develope
d a new process for producing spices. The process requires new m
achinery that would cost $1,968,450. Have a life of five years, and
would produce the cash flows shown in the following table.
Year Cash Flow
1 $512,496
2 -242,637
3 814,558
4 887,225
5 712,642
What is the NPV if the discount rate is 15.9 percent? (Enter negativ
e amounts using negative sign e.g. -45.25. Round answer to 2 deci
mal places, e.g. 15.25.)

FIN 571 Week 6 Learning Team Reflection

Watch the "Corporate Finance Video: Stable Money Makers" locate


d in the WileyPLUS Assignment: Week 6 Videos Activity.
Identify a capital improvement that could help Betty with her Alpac
a business.
Write a summary of no more than 700 words explaining how the c
apital improvement you identified could help the business.
Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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