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QUESTION 1 1 points Save Answer Kentucky Hardware Company (KHC) is considering an investment project that requires a new machine for producing special tools. This new machine costs $1,000,000 and will be depreciated over 10 years on a straight-line basis toward zero salvage value. KHC paid a consulting company $50,000 last year to help them decide whether there is sufficient demand for the special tools. In addition to the investment on the machine, KHC also invests $30,000 in net working capital but decides NOT to recoup the net working capital at the end of the investment project. The company pays $45,000 in interest expenses annually. KHC has estimated the performance of the new machine and believes that the new machine will produce $350,000 per year in sales, $130,000 per year in cost of goods sold, and $25,000 per year in administrative expenses. In order to get an estimate of cost of capital, KHC collect the following information. KHC has 310,000 shares of common stock outstanding, 15,000 shares of preferred stock outstanding, and 8,000 issues of corporate bond outstanding. The bonds have face value $1,000 and coupon rate 6%. The bonds make semiannual coupon payments, have 25 years to maturity, and sell for 131.472% of par. The common stock sells for $56 per share and has a beta of 1.05. KHC's next common stock dividend is expected to be $2.80 per share, and the common stock dividend is expected to grow at 7.7% indefinitely. The preferred stock sells for $72 per share and pays $4.5 annual dividend. The market risk premium is 8%, T-bills are yielding 4.5%, and KHC's tax rate is 25%. Use the above information to answer Questions 1 - 17. How much money does KHC need to spend to start the investment project (i.e., project cash flow at time 0)? a. $2,530,000 $30,000 $1,030,000 .$2,030,000 QUESTION 2 1 points Save Answer Should KHC include consulting fee, $50,000, in estimating project's cash flows? a. Yes. b. No. QUESTION 3 1 points Save Answer Should KHC include interest expenses, $45,000, in estimating project's cash flows? a. No. b. Yes. QUESTION 4 2 points Save Answer What is the annual project cash flow expected to be generated from the investment project (i.e., project cash flow at time 1 - 10)? a. $137,500 b. $100,000 c. $297,500 d.$171,250 QUESTION 5 1 points Save Answer What is the cost of preferred stock for KHC? a. 6.25 b.16 c.6.25% d. 16% QUESTION 6 1 points Save Answer What is the after-tax cost of debt for KHC? a. 5% b.3% c. 4% d.2% QUESTION 7 1 points Save Answer What is the cost of equity for KHC by using the capital asset pricing model? a. 12.9% b. 15.4% c. 14.1% d.10.2% QUESTION 8 1 points Save Answer What is the cost of equity for KHC by using the dividend growth model? a. 12.7% b. 10.2% C. 9.5% d.13.1% QUESTION 9 1 points Save Answer What is KHC's market value capital structure? a. $10,517,760 b. $17,360,000 c. $1,080,000 d. $28,957,760 QUESTION 10 2 points Save Answer What is the weighted average cost of capital for KHC? a. 15% b.12% 6% d.9% QUESTION 11 1 points Save Answer What is the payback period for the investment project? a. 6.82 years b. 7.86 years c. 5.21 years d.6.01 years QUESTION 12 2 points Save Answer What is the net present value for the investment project? a. $33,619.42 b.-$120,645.72 c.-$25,278.31 d. $69,023.88 QUESTION 13 1 points Save Answer What is the internal rate of return for the investment project? a. 11.3% b.8.6% c. 10.5% 1.9.4% QUESTION 14 1 points Save Answer What is the profitability index for the project? a. -0.98 b. 1.07 c.-1.07 d.0.98 QUESTION 15 1 points Save Answer Should KHC accept the project? a. Yes because the payback period is longer than the project life. b. Yes because the net present value is positive. c. No because the profitability index is negative. d. No because the internal rate of return is higher than the cost of capital. QUESTION 16 1 points Save Answer What is the maximum price that KHC has to pay if the target profitability index is 1.2? a. $915,853.23 b. $1,735,777.27 c. $999,112.62 d. $1,982,439.50 QUESTION 17 1 points Save Answer What is the minimum annual cash flow that project has to generate in order to accept the project? a. $329,597.61 b. $316,297.91 C. $160,494.69 d. $145,396.85

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