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FINC 5880 Week 5 Mid-Term Examination

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Question;Question 1. (10 points) The exercise price on one of ORNE Corporation's call options is $35 and theprice of the underlying stock is $34. The option will expire in 55 days. The option is currently sellingfor $0.25.a. Calculate the option's exercise value?b. Calculate the value of the premium over and above the exercise value? What doesthis value represent?c. Is this an out-of-the money option, at-the-money, or in-the-money? Why?d. What will happen to the value of the option if the underlying stock price changes to $34.50?Why?e. If this were a put option, would it have a greater or lesser value than the call option? Why?Question 2. (15 points) The Reuth Company is evaluating the proposed acquisition of a new machine. Themachine's base price is $600,000 plus shipping costs of $20,000. The machine falls into the MACRS 3-yearclass (use factors.33,.45,.15,.07), and it would be sold after 5 years for $10,000. The machine would requirean increase in net working capital of $25,000. The machine would have no effect on revenues, but it isexpected to save the firm $200,000 per year for 5 years in before-tax operating costs.. Campbell's marginal taxrate is 35 percent and its cost of capital is 13 percent. a. Calculate the cash outflow at time zero.b. Calculate the net operating cash flows for Years 1 through 5 c. Calculate the terminal year cash flow. d. Calculate NPV. Should the machinery be purchased? Why or why not?Question 3. (15 points) A company estimates the following free cash flows (FCFs) during the next 3 years, after which FCFis expected to grow at a constant 6% rate. The company's cost of capital is 12%. the company has $3 million in marketablesecurities, $50 million in debt, and 10 million shares of stock.YearFree cash flow ($ millions)1-5215330a. Calculate the company's horizon, value?b. Calculate the company's current value of operations.c. Calculate the value of one share of share?d. The stock is selling for $32.50. Is it appropriately priced in the market? Explain.Page 3 of 405/18/2013Mid-Term ExaminationFINC 5880Week 5Question 6. (15 points) Epoty Corporation is evaluating whether to lease orpurchase needed equipment at a cost of $10,000. If the equipment is leased, thelease would not have to be capitalized. The company's balance sheet prior to theacquisition of the equipment is as follows.a. Calculate the company's current debt ratio?Equipment costCurrent assetsNet Fixed assetsTotal assets$10,000Current Balance Sheet$50,000Debt40,000Equity$90,000Total claims$35,00055,000$90,000b. Calculate the company's debt ratio if it purchases the equipment.c. Calculate the company's debt ratio if it leases the equipment?d.Will the company's ROA and ROE ratios be affected by its decision to leaseor purchase? Why or why not?e. What factors should the company consider in coming to its decision otherthan net advantage to leasing? Why?

 

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