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FIN 571 Final Exam 30/30
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FIN 571 Final Exam 30/30
Multiple Choice Question 51
Which of the following is considered a hybrid organizational form?
limited liability partnership
sole proprietorship

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
a shareholder

Multiple Choice Question 57

Teakap, Inc., has current assets of $ 1,456,312 and total assets of $4,812,369 for the year ending September
30, 2006. It also has current liabilities of $1,041,012, common equity of $1,500,000, and retained earnings of
$1,468,347. How much long-term debt does the firm have?

Multiple Choice Question 78
Which of the following presents a summary of the changes in a firm’s balance sheet from the beginning of an
accounting period to the end of that accounting period?
The statement of net worth.
The statement of retained earnings.
The statement of cash flows.
The statement of working capital.

Multiple Choice Question 63
Efficiency ratio: Gateway Corp. has an inventory turnover ratio of 5.6. What is the firm's days's sales in
65.2 days
61.7 days
57.9 days
64.3 days

Multiple Choice Question 70
Leverage ratio: Your firm has an equity multiplier of 2.47. What is its debt-to-equity ratio?


Multiple Choice Question 84
Which of the following is not a method of “benchmarking”?
Evaluating a single firm’s performance over time.
Conduct an industry group analysis.
Identify a group of firms that compete with the company being analyzed.
Utilize the DuPont system to analyze a firm’s performance.

Multiple Choice Question 67
Present value: Jack Robbins is saving for a new car. He needs to have $ 21,000 for the car in three years.
How much will he have to invest today in an account paying 8 percent annually to achieve his target? (Round
to nearest dollar.)

Multiple Choice Question 62
PV of multiple cash flows: Ferris, Inc., has borrowed from their bank at a rate of 8 percent and will repay the
loan with interest over the next five years. Their scheduled payments, starting at the end of the year are as
follows—$450,000, $560,000, $750,000, $875,000, and $1,000,000. What is the present value of these
payments? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

Multiple Choice Question 64
PV of multiple cash flows: Ajax Corp. is expecting the following cash flows—$79,000, $112,000, $164,000,
$84,000, and $242,000—over the next five years. If the company's opportunity cost is 15 percent, what is the
present value of these cash flows? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

Multiple Choice Question 72
Future value of an annuity: Jayadev Athreya has started on his first job. He plans to start saving for
retirement early. He will invest $5,000 at the end of each year for the next 45 years in a fund that will earn a
return of 10 percent. How much will Jayadev have at the end of 45 years? (Round to the nearest dollar.)

Multiple Choice Question 57
Serox stock was selling for $20 two years ago. The stock sold for $25 one year ago, and it is currently selling
for $28. Serox pays a $1.10 dividend per year. What was the rate of return for owning Serox in the most
recent year? (Round to the nearest percent.)

Multiple Choice Question 62

Bond price: Regatta, Inc., has six-year bonds outstanding that pay a 8.25 percent coupon rate. Investors
buying the bond today can expect to earn a yield to maturity of 6.875 percent. What should the company's
bonds be priced at today? Assume annual coupon payments. (Round to the nearest dollar.)

Multiple Choice Question 57
PV of dividends: Next year Jenkins Traders will pay a dividend of $3.00. It expects to increase its dividend by
$0.25 in each of the following three years. If their required rate of return is 14 percent, what is the present
value of their dividends over the next four years?

Multiple Choice Question 79
Capital rationing. TuleTime Comics is considering a new show that will generate annual cash flows of
$100,000 into the infinite future. If the initial outlay for such a production is $1,500,000 and the appropriate
discount rate is 6 percent for the cash flows, then what is the profitability index for the project?

Multiple Choice Question 88
What decision criteria should managers use in selecting projects when there is not enough capital to invest
in all available positive NPV projects?
The modified internal rate of return.

The profitability index.
The internal rate of return.
The discounted payback.

Multiple Choice Question 60
How firms estimate their cost of capital: The WACC for a firm is 13.00 percent. You know that the firm's cost
of debt capital is 10 percent and the cost of equity capital is 20%. What proportion of the firm is financed with

Multiple Choice Question 68
The cost of equity: Gangland Water Guns, Inc., is expected to pay a dividend of $2.10 one year from today. If
the firm's growth in dividends is expected to remain at a flat 3 percent forever, then what is the cost of equity
capital for Gangland if the price of its common shares is currently $17.50?

Multiple Choice Question 85
If a company's weighted average cost of capital is less than the required return on equity, then the firm:
Is financed with more than 50% debt
Is perceived to be safe
Has debt in its capital structure
Must have preferred stock in its capital structure

Multiple Choice Question 32
A firm's capital structure is the mix of financial securities used to finance its activities and can include all of
the following except
equity options.
preferred stock.

Multiple Choice Question 54
M&M Proposition 1: Dynamo Corp. produces annual cash flows of $150 and is expected to exist forever. The
company is currently financed with 75 percent equity and 25 percent debt. Your analysis tells you that the
appropriate discount rates are 10 percent for the cash flows, and 7 percent for the debt. You currently own 10
percent of the stock.
If Dynamo wishes to change its capital structure from 75 percent to 60 percent equity and use the debt
proceeds to pay a special dividend to shareholders, how much debt should they issue?


Multiple Choice Question 69
Multiple Analysis: Turnbull Corp. had an EBIT of $247 million in the last fiscal year. Its depreciation and
amortization expenses amounted to $84 million. The firm has 135 million shares outstanding and a share
price of $12.80. A competing firm that is very similar to Turnbull has an enterprise value/EBITDA multiple of
What is the enterprise value of Turnbull Corp.? Round to the nearest million dollars.

$1,334 million

$1,787 million
$1,315 million
$453.6 million

Multiple Choice Question 86
External financing needed: Jockey Company has total assets worth $4,417,665. At year-end it will have net
income of $2,771,342 and pay out 60 percent as dividends. If the firm wants no external financing, what is the
growth rate it can support?


Multiple Choice Question 46
Which of the following cannot be engaged in managing the business?
none of these
a sole proprietor
a general partner
a limited partner

Multiple Choice Question 80
Which of the following does maximizing shareholder wealth not usually account for?
Amount of Cash flows.
The timing of cash flows.
Government regulation.

Multiple Choice Question 41
The strategic plan does NOT identify
major areas of investment in real assets.
future mergers, alliances, and divestitures.
working capital strategies.
the lines of business a firm will compete in.

Multiple Choice Question 67
Firms that achieve higher growth rates without seeking external financing
are highly leveraged.
none of these.
have less equity and/or are able to generate high net income leading to a high ROE.
have a low plowback ratio.

Multiple Choice Question 75
Payout and retention ratio: Drekker, Inc., has revenues of $312,766, costs of $220,222, interest payment of
$31,477, and a tax rate of 34 percent. It paid dividends of $34,125 to shareholders. Find the firm's dividend
payout ratio and retention ratio.
85%, 15%
15%, 85%
55%, 45%
45%, 55%

Multiple Choice Question 30
The cash conversion cycle
hows how long the firm keeps its inventory before selling it.

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