Wednesday, 28 October 2015

FIN 535 Homework Set 2

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Directions: Answer the following questions on a separate document. Explain how you reached the answer or show your work if a mathematical calculation is needed, or both. Submit your assignment using the assignment link in the course shell. This homework assignment is worth 100 points. Assume that you are nearing graduation and have applied for a job with a local bank. The bank’s evaluation process requires you to take an examination that covers several financial analysis techniques. Use the following information for Questions 1 through 2: 1. What is the present value of the following uneven cash flow stream −$50, $100, $75, and $50 at the end of Years 0 through 3? The appropriate interest rate is 10%, compounded annually. 2. Suppose that on January 1 you deposit $100 in an account that pays a nominal (or quoted) interest rate of 11.33463%, with interest added (compounded) daily. How much will you have in your account on October 1, or 9 months later? Use the following information for Questions 3 and 4: A firm issues a 10-year, $1,000 par value bond with a 10% annual coupon and a required rate of return is 10%. 3. What is the yield to maturity on a 10-year, 9% annual coupon, $1,000 par value bond that sells for $887.00? That sells for $1,134.20? What does a bond selling at a discount or at a premium tell you about the relationship between rd and the bond’s coupon rate? 4. What are the total return, the current yield, and the capital gains yield for the discount bond in Question #3 at $887.00? At $1,134.20? (Assume the bond is held to maturity and the company does not default on the bond.) Buy now

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FIN 535 Week 4 Discussion

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From the e-Activity, determine whether stock prices are affected more by long-term or short-term performance. Provide one (1) example of the effect that supports your claim.

From the scenario, value a share of TFC’s stock using a growth model method and compare that value to the current trading price of a share of TFC. Determine whether the stock is undervalued or overvalued. Provide a rationale for your response.
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Wednesday, 21 October 2015

FIN 535 Week 3 Discussion

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Time Value of Money and Bond Valuation" Please respond to the following: Examine the concept of time value of money in relation to corporate managers. Propose two (2) methods in which time value of money can help corporate managers in general. Examine the pros and cons of a sinking fund from the viewpoint of both a firm and its bondholders. Determine the fundamental manner in which this knowledge could be helpful to a financial manager. Provide a rationale for your response. Buy now

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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Fin 534 Homework Set#1

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1. What is the free cash flow for 2014?
2. Suppose Congress changed the tax laws so that Berndt’s depreciation expenses doubled. No
changes in operations occurred. What would happen to reported profit and to net cash flow?
3. Calculate the 2014 current and quick ratios based on the projected balance sheet and income
statement data. What can you say about the company’s liquidity position in 2013?
4. Use the extended DuPont equation to provide a summary and overview of company’s financial
condition as projected for 2014. What are the firm’s major strengths and weaknesses? Buy now

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Monday, 12 October 2015

FIN 535 Week 2 Discussion Analysis of Financial Statements


Analysis of Financial Statements" Please respond to the following:
* From the e-Activity, determine why it is sometimes misleading to compare a company’s financial ratios with those of other firms that operate within the same industry. Support your response with one (1) example from your research. 
* From the scenario, determine two (2) strategies that TFC could utilize to reach its expansion goals. You may, for example, consider your analysis of TFC’s financial statements, as well as your knowledge of TFC’s excessive cash position. Provide a rationale for your response.

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Wednesday, 7 October 2015

FIN 535 Week 1 Discussion An Overview of Financial Management

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"An Overview of Financial Management" Please respond to the following:
From the e-Activity, examine ethical behavior within firms in relation to financial management. Provide two (2) examples of companies that have been guilty of ethics-based malfeasance related to financial management and determine why their comeuppance was deserved.

From the scenario, recommend two (2) actions that Trevose Fitness Center (TFC) could take in order to raise capital that will, in turn, enable it to reach its expansion goals. Defend your response. Support your recommendation with two (2) real-world examples of successful implementations of these actions.
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