IF 202 Foundations of Finance Kadir Has University, 2018/2019 Spring, Exercises #3 1. What is the net present value of a project that has an initial cash outflow of $34,900 and the following cash inflows? The required return is 15.35 percent. 2. An investment has the following cash flows and a required return of 13 percent. Based on IRR, should this project be accepted? Why or why not? ? 3. Based on the profitability index rule, should a project with the following cash flows be accepted if the discount rate is 14 percent? Why or why not? 4. A project has an initial cost of $6,500. The cash inflows are $900, $2,200, $3,600, and $4,100 over the next four years, respectively. What is the payback period? A. 1.73 years B. 2.51 years C. 2.94 years D. 3.51 years E. 3.94 years 5. A project has an initial cost of $18,400 and produces cash inflows of $7,200, $8,900, and $7,500 over three years, respectively. What is the discounted payback period if the required rate of return is 16 percent? A. 2.31 years B. 2.45 years C. 2.55 years D. 2.62 years E. never 6. The Square Box is considering two projects, both of which have an initial cost of $35,000 and total cash inflows of $50,000. The cash inflows of project A are $5,000, $10,000, $15,000, and $20,000 over the next four years, respectively. The cash inflows for project B are $20,000, $15,000, $10,000, and $5,000 over the next four years, respectively. Which one of the following statements is correct if The Square Box requires a 12 percent rate of return and has a required discounted payback period of 3.5 years? A. Both projects should be accepted. B. Both projects should be rejected. C. Project A should be accepted and project B should be rejected. D. Project A should be rejected and project B should be accepted. E. You should be indifferent to accepting either or both projects. 7. Miller Brothers Hardware paid an annual dividend of $1.15 per share last month. Today, the company announced that future dividends will be increasing by 2.6 percent annually. If you require a 12 percent rate of return, how much are you willing to pay to purchase one share of this stock today? 8. Upper Crust Bakers just paid an annual dividend of $2.80 a share and is expected to increase that amount by 4 percent per year. If you are planning to buy 1,000 shares of this stock next year, how much should you expect to pay per share if the market rate of return for this type of security is 11.50 percent at the time of your purchase? 9. The common stock of Textile Mills pays an annual dividend of $1.65 a share. The company has promised to maintain a constant dividend even though economic times are tough. How much are you willing to pay for one share of this stock if you want to earn a 12 percent annual return? 10. The current dividend yield on Clayton's Metals common stock is 2.5 percent. The company just paid a $1.48 annual dividend and announced plans to pay $1.54 next year. The dividend growth rate is expected to remain constant at the current level. What is the required rate of return on this stock? 11. Great Lakes Health Care common stock offers an expected total return of 9.2 percent. The last annual dividend was $2.10 a share. Dividends increase at a constant 2.6 percent per year. What is the dividend yield? 12. Shares of Hot Donuts common stock are currently selling for $32.35. The last annual dividend paid was $1.10 per share and the market rate of return is 10.7 percent. At what rate is the dividend growing? 13. Dexter Metals, paid its first annual dividend yesterday in the amount of $0.18 a share. The company plans to double each annual dividend payment for the next 3 years. After that time, it plans to pay $1.25 a share for 2 years than then pay a constant dividend of $1.60 per share indefinitely. What is one share of this stock worth today if the market rate of return on similar securities is 10.24 percent?