# What is the IRR of this project? If the appropriate cost of capital is 12 percent, should Hathway go ahead with this project?

July 11, 2019
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July 11, 2019

1. Management of Franklin Mints, a confectioner, is considering purchasing a new jelly bean-making machine at a cost of \$312,515. They project that the cash flows from this investment will be \$121,450 for the next seven years. If the appropriate discount rate is 14 percent, what is the IRR that Franklin Mints management can expect on this project? (Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 5.25%.)What is the IRR %?
2. Hathaway, Inc., a resort company, is refurbishing one of its hotels at a cost of \$7,800,000. Management expects that this will lead to additional cash flows of \$1,800,000 for the next six years. What is the IRR of this project? If the appropriate cost of capital is 12 percent, should Hathway go ahead with this project? (Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 5.25%.)The IRR of the project is what %?Should the firm accept or reject the project?
3. Whitewall Tire Co. just paid an annual dividend of \$1.60 on its common shares. If Whitewall is expected to increase its annual dividend by 2 percent per year into the foreseeable future and the current price of Whitewall’s common shares is \$11.66, what is the cost of common stock for Whitewall? (Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)Cost of common equity is what %?
4. Seerex Wok Co. is expected to pay a dividend of \$1.10 one year from today on its common shares. That dividend is expected to increase by 5 percent every year thereafter. If the price of Seerex common stock is \$13.75, what is the cost of its common equity capital? (Round intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places, e.g 0.5212 and final answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)Cost of common stock %?
5. Two-Stage Rocket paid an annual dividend of \$1.25 yesterday, and it is commonly known that the firm’s management expects to increase its dividend by 8 percent for the next two years and by 2 percent thereafter. If the current price of Two-Stage’s common stock is \$17.8, what is the cost of common equity capital for the firm? (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round answer to 0 decimal places, e.g. 15%.)Cost of common equity %?
6. Fjord Luxury Liners has preferred shares outstanding that pay an annual dividend equal to \$15 per year. If the current price of Fjord preferred shares is \$107.14, what is the after-tax cost of preferred stock for Fjord? (Round intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places, e.g. 1.2514 and final answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)After-tax cost preferred stock %?
7. Kresler Autos has preferred shares outstanding that pay annual dividends of \$12, and the current price of the shares is \$80. What is the after-tax cost of new preferred shares for Kresler if the flotation (issuance) costs for preferred are 5 percent? (Round intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places, e.g. 1.2514 and final answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)After-tax cost preferred shares %?
8. Capital Co. has a capital structure, based on current market values, that consists of 50 percent debt, 10 percent preferred stock, and 40 percent common stock. If the returns required by investors are 8 percent, 10 percent, and 15 percent for the debt, preferred stock, and common stock, respectively, what is Capital’s after-tax WACC? Assume that the firm’s marginal tax rate is 40 percent. (Round intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places, e.g. 1.2514 and final answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)After tax WACC %?

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