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Why is maximization of the current value per share a more appropriate financial management goal than profit maximization? (Points: 3) Because by maximizing the current stock value you also maximize the company?s profit for the year. Because this criterion is non-ambiguous. Because financial managers always act in the best interest of shareholders. B and C 2. (TCO 1) Market values reflect which of the following: (Points: 3) The amount someone is willing to pay today for an asset. The value of the asset based on generally-accepted accounting principles. The asset?s historical cost. A and B only 3. For this question, use the information for Sports Baseballs, Inc. Sports Baseballs, Inc. is a corporation that manufacturers and sells baseballs across several states in the Southeast. It had sales of $2.7 million during the last year. Expenses were as follows: Cost of goods sold............................... $1.2 million Administrative expenses........................ $250,000 Marketing and selling expenses............... $175,000 Depreciation........................................ $500,000 Interest expense.................................. $200,000 Dividends paid..................................... $150,000 (TCO 1) Suppose that Sports Baseball has 30,000 shares of stock. What is the dividends per share figure? (Points: 3) 5.0 8.75 5.25 8.50 4. For this question, use the information for Sports Baseballs, Inc. Sports Baseballs, Inc. is a corporation that manufacturers and sells baseballs across several states in the Southeast. It had sales of $2.7 million during the last year. Expenses were as follows: Cost of goods sold............................... $1.2 million Administrative expenses........................ $250,000 Marketing and selling expenses............... $175,000 Depreciation........................................ $500,000 Interest expense.................................. $200,000 Dividends paid..................................... $150,000 (TCO 1) Assuming a tax rate of 30%, what is the EBIT and taxable income for the year? (Points: 3) $1,000,000 and $800,000 respectively $575,000 and $375,000 respectively $565,000 and $365,000 respectively $425,000 and $225,000 respectively None of the above 5. For this question, use the information for Sports Baseballs, Inc. Sports Baseballs, Inc. is a corporation that manufacturers and sells baseballs across several states in the Southeast. It had sales of $2.7 million during the last year. Expenses were as follows: Cost of goods sold............................... $1.2 million Administrative expenses........................ $250,000 Marketing and selling expenses............... $175,000 Depreciation........................................ $500,000 Interest expense.................................. $200,000 Dividends paid..................................... $150,000 (TCO 1) Select all items that will be included in Sports Baseballs, Inc. Balance Sheet. For this exercise you will be choosing more than one option for your answer: (Points: 3) Accounts receivable Cost of goods sold Net working capital Interest expense Taxes Current assets Notes payable Cash on hand Consulting revenues 6. (TCO 1) Which one of the following activities best exemplify working capital management. For this exercise you will be choosing more than one option for your answer: (Points: 6) Identify three good investment opportunities for the firm. Obtain a short-term loan to purchase materials. Assess the level of inventory to be kept on hand. Sale long-term bonds to raise funds for a new machine. Determine the return of a potential project. Calculate the cash flows for a project. Manage payments to suppliers. 7. (TCO 1) Match the following terms with the examples as appropriate: (Points: 4) Matching: Answer Potential Matches: : Insider trading 1: McDonald's work to redesign packaging items with recyclable materials. 2: Microsoft's monopolistic behavior. 3: Martha Stewart's sale of ImClone stock as result of information provided by the company's CEO before an announcement was made public that significantly decrease ImClone's stock price. 4: Parmalat's deliberate fraudulent accounting practices. 5: established an oversight board responsible for improving auditing standards within companies. : Social responsibility : Sarbanes-Oxley Act : Fraud : Antitrust case 8. (TCO 1) Which incentives do managers have to act in the stockholder's interest? Name two and explain each in one or two sentences. (Points: 5),I am sorry , I have two questions that are a bit different, IF you can add these questions, I will give a tip, thank you: 4. For this question, use the information for Sports Baseballs, Inc. Sports Baseballs, Inc. is a corporation that manufacturers and sells baseballs across several states in the Southeast. It had sales of $2.7 million during the last year. Expenses were as follows: Cost of goods sold............................... $1.2 million Administrative expenses........................ $250,000 Marketing and selling expenses............... $175,000 Depreciation........................................ $500,000 Interest expense.................................. $200,000 Dividends paid..................................... $150,000 (TCO 1) Assuming a tax rate of 30%, what is the operating cash flow for the year? (Points: 3) $1,260,000 $962,000 $962,500 $1,265,000 Can not be determined with the information given 5. For this question, use the information for Sports Baseballs, Inc. Sports Baseballs, Inc. is a corporation that manufacturers and sells baseballs across several states in the Southeast. It had sales of $2.7 million during the last year. Expenses were as follows: Cost of goods sold............................... $1.2 million Administrative expenses........................ $250,000 Marketing and selling expenses............... $175,000 Depreciation........................................ $500,000 Interest expense.................................. $200,000 Dividends paid..................................... $150,000 (TCO 1) Select all items that will be included in Sports Baseballs, Inc. Income Statement. For this exercise you will be choosing more than one option for your answer: (Points: 3) Accounts receivable Cost of goods sold Net working capital Interest expense Taxes Current assets Short-term loans Cash on hand Inventory 6. (TCO 1) Which one of the following activities best exemplify capital budgeting. For this exercise you will be choosing more than one option for your answer: (Points: 6) Identify three good investment opportunities for the firm. Obtain a short-term loan to purchase materials. Evaluate the level of risk of a project. Sale long-term bonds to raise funds. Determine the return of a potential project.

 

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