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FIN 370 Final Exam.




1. Which one of the following has a maturity value? 

a. Assets 

b. Bonds 

c. Common stock 

d. Preferred stock 


2. A bond indenture: 

a. Contains the legal agreement between the firm and the trustee. 

b. States the bond’s current rating. 

c. States the yield to maturity of the bond 

d. Allows the sale of accounts receivable 


3. A bond has a 1-% coupon rate, a par value of $1000, and a market price of $800. What is the current yield of this bond? 

a. 10% 

b. 11.4% 

c. 12.2% 

d. 12.5% 


4. Which type of value is shown on the firm’s balance sheet? 

a. Liquidation value 

b. Book value 

c. Market value 

d. Intrinsic value 


5. The present value of the expected future cash flows of an asset represents the asset’s: 

a. Liquidation value. 

b. Book value 

c. Intrinsic value 

d. Par value 


6. In an efficient securities market, the market value of a security is equal to its: 

a. liquidation value, 

b. book value 

c. intrinsic value 

d. par value 


7. What is the value of a bond that has a par value of $1000, a coupon of $80(annually), and matures in 11 years? Assume a required rate of return of 11%, and round your answer to the nearest $10. 

a. $320 

b. $500 

c. $810 

d. $790 


8. The interest on corporate bonds is typically paid: 

a. semi-annually 

b. annually 

c. quarterly

 d. monthly 



9. Terminator bug company bonds have a 14% coupon rate. Interest is paid semi-annually. The bonds have a par value of $1000 and will mature 10 years from now. Compute the value of terminator bonds if investors’ required rate of return is 12%, rounded to the nearest dollar. 

a. $1115

 b. $1149 

c. $1000 

d. $894 



10. Cassel corporation bonds pay an annual coupon rate of 10%. If investors’ required rate of return is now *% on these bonds, they will be priced at: 

a. par value 

b. a premium to par value 

c. a discount to par value 

d. asset value 


11. How is preferred stock similar to a bond? 

a. Preferred stock always contains a maturity date 

b. Dividends are limited in amount 

c. Both contain a growth factor similar to common stock 

d. Dividends are deductible for tax purposes 


12. Cumulative preferred stock: 

a. provides for the right to vote 

b. provides for the right to vote cumulatively 

c. provides for a claim to dividends after common stock 

d. requires dividends in arrears to be carried over into the next period 


13. Valuation methods treat preferred stock as a: 

a. perpetuity 

b. capital asset 

c. common stock 

d. long-term bond 


14. Style corporation preferred stock pays a dividend of $3.15 a year. What is the value of the stock if the required rate of return is 8.5%? (round your answer to the nearest$1)

a. 23 

b. 27 

c. 33 

d. 37 


15. What is the value of a preferred stock that pays a $2.10 dividend annually to an investor with a required rate of return of 11%? (round your answer to the nearest $1) 

a. $17 

b. $19 

c. $21 

d. $23 


16. Common stock involves ____________the Corporation. 

a. Ownership in 

b. Personally managing 

c. Being a creditor of 

d. The maturity of 


17. Common stock dividends must be ________ before issued. 

a. Approved by common stockholders 

b. Registered with the SEC c. Approved by preferred stockholders 

d. Declared by the firm’s board of directors 


18. Which of the following is an example of the internal growth factor of common stock? a. Acquiring a loan to fund an investment in Germany 

b. Two strong companies merging together to increase their economy of scale 

c. Issuing new stock to provide capital for future growth 

d. Retaining profits in order to reinvest into the firm. 


19. Little feet Shoe Company just paid a dividend of $1.65 on its common stock. This company’s dividends are expected to grow at a constant rate of 3% indefinitely. If the required rate of return on this stock is 11%, compute the current value per share of this stock. 

a. $15 

b. $20.63 

c. $21.25 

d. $55 


20. What is the expected rate of return for a stock with a current market price of $35, if the expected dividend at the conclusion of this year is $1.75, and earnings are growing at a 10% annual rate? (Assume that the dividends are anticipated to grow at the same rate.) 

a. 25% 

b. 15% 

c. 10% 

d. 5% 



21. What is the payback period for a $20000 project that is expected to return $6000 per year for the first two years and $3000 per year for years three through five?  






22. Rymer, inc. is considering a new assembler, which costs $180,000 installed, and has a depreciable life of 5 years. The expected annual after-tax cash flows for the assembler are $60,000 in each of the 5 years and nothing thereafter. Calculate the net present value (NPV) of the assembler if the required rate of return is 14%. Round to the nearest ten dollars. 

a. $25,200 

b. $25,980 

c. $51,960 

d. $120,000 


23. Which of the following is considered in the calculation of incremental cash flow? 

a. Re-engineering and installation costs 

b. Repayment of principal if new debt is issued 

c. Increased dividend payments if additional common stock issued 

d. Interest charges associated with raising funds. 



24. An old machine was purchased for $20,000, at a book value of $5,000, and sold for $9,000. The firm’s marginal tax rate is 25%. What is the amount of taxes due? 

a. $9000 

b. $5000 

c. $2250 

d. $1000 


25. A firm purchased an asset with a 5-year life for $90,000, and it cost $10,000 for shipping and installation. Using the simplified straight-line method, what is the annual depreciation? 

a. $20000 

b. $18000 

c. $10000 

d. $5000 



26. The Acu Punct Corporation is considering the purchase of a new machine with an initial outlay of $4500 and expected cash flows in years 1-4 of $2200 per year. The risk-adjusted discount rate for the firm is 12%, and the risk-free rate is 5%. Compute the net present value of this project. 

a. 4300 

b. 2181 

c. 1899 

d. 1535 


27. J&B, Inc. has $5 million of debt outstanding with a coupon rate of 12%. Currently the yield to maturity on these bonds is 12%. If the firm’s tax rate is 40%, what is the cost of debt to J&B? 

a. 14% 

b. 12% 

c. 8.4% 

d. 5.6% 


28. Vipsu Corporation plans to issue 10-year bonds with a par value of $1000 that will pay $55 every six months. The net amount of capital to the firm from the sale of each bond is $840.68. If Vipsu is in the 25% tax bracket and its before-tax cost of capital is 14%, what is the after-tax cost of debt? 

a. 7 

b. 10.5 

c. 11.5 

d. 14 



29. XYZ Corporation is trying to determine the appropriate cost of preferred stock to use in determining the firm’s cost of capital. This firm’s preferred stock is currently selling for $36, and pays a perpetual annual dividend of $2.60 per share. Underwriters of a new issue of preferred stock would charge $6 per share in flotation costs. The firm’s tax rate is 30%. Compute the cost of new preferred stock for XYZ. 

a. 6.2% 

b. 7.2% 

c. 8.7% 

d. 16.7% 


30. Shawhan supply plans to maintain is optimal capital structure of 30% debt, 20% preferred stock, and 50% common stock far into the future. The required return on each component is: debt 10%, preferred stock 11%, and common stock 18%. 31.Assuming a 40% marginal tax rate, what is the firm’s weighted average cost of capital? 

a. 10% 

b. 12% 

c. 13% 

d. 14.2% 







31. Use the percent of sales method to forecast next year’s accounts payable. Current year sales are $24,500,000 and sales are expected to rise by 25%. The firm’s accounts payable balance is $1,701,600. What is the projection for next year’s accounts payable? 

a. $1,000,600 

b. $2,127,000 

c. $3,981,250 

d. $6,125,000 


32. A firm has a return on equity (ROE)of 15%. Dividend payout is 25% of net income. Leverage is 1.20. What is the sustainable rate of growth? 

a. 3.75% 

b. 4.28% 

c. 11.25% 

d. 13.50% 


33. A company collects 60% of its sales during the month of sale, 30% one month after the sale, and 10% two months after the sale. Expected sales are: $10,000 in August, $20,000 in September, $30,000 in October, and $40,000 in November. How much cash is expected to be collected in October? 

a. $15000 

b. $25000 

c. $35000 

d. $60000 




34. A 6-month loan of $5000 at 6% interest would require an interest payment of : 

a. $900 

b. $600 

c. $300 

d. $150 


35. Atlas Tire Irons, Inc. is considering borrowing $5000 for a 90-day period. The firm will repay the $5000 principle amount plus $150 in interest. What is the effective annual rate of interest? Use a 360-day year. 

a. 7% 

b. 12% 

c. 15% 

d. 25% 


36. The effective annual cost of not taking advantage of the 3/10, net 30 terms offered by a supplier is (Use a 360 day year.) 

a. 55.7% 

b. 45.4% 

c. 40.5% 

d. 32.3% 


37. Assume that liquid funds can be invested to yield 12%. If annual remittance checks total $2 billion, what is it worth for the firm to reduce float by 1 day? 

a. $54,833 

b. $657,534 

c. $1,000,000 

d. $24,000,000 


38. If you compare the yield of a municipal bond with that of a treasury bond, what is the equivalent before-tax yield of a municipal bond yielding 6% per year for an investor in the 25% tax bracket? 

a. 4.0% 

b. 7.5% 

c. 8.0% 

d. 9.5%


39. Determine the effective annualized cost of foregoing the trade discount on terms 2/10 net 45, rounded to the nearest tenth of a percent. 

a. 16.0% 

b. 16.3% 

c. 21.0% 

d. 25.9% 


40. Stern Corporation uses semi-hex joints in its manufacturing process. If stern’s total demand for the joints for next year is estimated to be 15,000 units, and if the cost per order is $80, what is stern’s economic order quantity of semi-hex joints? Assume that carrying costs for semi-hex joints are $.51 per unit and round to the nearest 100 units. 

a. 1500 

b. 1700 

c. 2000 

d. 2200 


41. Crisp international purchased 30,000 cases of French wine at a cost of 3,136,000 euros. If the current exchange rate is .7445 euros to the US dollar, what is the purchase price in US dollars? 

a. $2,106,111 

b. $2,334,752 

c. $3,333,333 

d. $4,212,223 


42. Assume the British pound is worth $1.9459. if a new jaguar costs $49,500, what is the cost in British pounds? 

a. 12,719 

b. 25,438 

c. 48,161 

d. 96,322

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