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Question;Question 1Zhdanov Inc. forecasts that its free cash flow in the coming year, i.e., at t = 1, will be-$10 million, but its FCF at t = 2 will be $20 million. After Year 2, FCF is expected to grow at a constant rate of 4% forever. If the weighted average cost of capital is 14%, what is the firm's value of operations, in millions?$158$167$175$184$1932 points Question 2Based on the corporate valuation model, the value of a company's operations is $1,200 million. The company's balance sheet shows $80 million in accounts receivable, $60 million in inventory, and $100 million in short-term investments that are unrelated to operations. The balance sheet also shows $90 million in accounts payable, $120 million in notes payable, $300 million in long-term debt, $50 million in preferred stock, $180 million in retained earnings, and $800 million in total common equity. If the company has 30 million shares of stock outstanding, what is the best estimate of the stock's price per share?$24.90$27.67$30.43$33.48$36.822 points Question 3Which of the following isNOTnormally regarded as being a good reason to establish an ESOP?To increase worker productivity.To enable the firm to borrow at a below-market interest rate.To make it easier to grant stock options to employees.To help prevent a hostile takeover.To help retain valued employees.2 points Question 4Which of the following doesNOTalways increase a company's market value?Increasing the expected growth rate of sales.Increasing the expected operating profitability (NOPAT/Sales).Decreasing the capital requirements (Capital/Sales).Decreasing the weighted average cost of capital.Increasing the expected rate of return on invested capital.2 points Question 5Simonyan Inc. forecasts a free cash flow of $40 million in Year 3, i.e., at t = 3, and it expects FCF to grow at a constant rate of 5% thereafter. If the weighted average cost of capital is 10% and the cost of equity is 15%, what is the horizon value, in millions at t = 3?$840$882$926$972$1,0212 points Question 6Akyol Corporation is undergoing a restructuring, and its free cash flows are expected to be unstable during the next few years. However, FCF is expected to be $50 million in Year 5, i.e., FCF at t = 5 equals $50 million, and the FCF growth rate is expected to be constant at 6% beyond that point. If the weighted average cost of capital is 12%, what is the horizon value (in millions) at t = 5?$719$757$797$839$8832 points Question 7Based on the corporate valuation model, Bernile Inc.'s value of operations is $750 million. Its balance sheet shows $50 million of short-term investments that are unrelated to operations, $100 million of accounts payable, $100 million of notes payable, $200 million of long-term debt, $40 million of common stock (par plus paid-in-capital), and $160 million of retained earnings. What is the best estimate for the firm's value of equity, in millions?$429$451$475$500$5252 points Question 8Which of the following statements isNOTCORRECT?The corporate valuation model can be used both for companies that pay dividends and those that do not pay dividends.The corporate valuation model discounts free cash flows by the required return on equity.The corporate valuation model can be used to find the value of a division.An important step in applying the corporate valuation model is forecasting the firm's pro forma financial statements.Free cash flows are assumed to grow at a constant rate beyond a specified date in order to find the horizon, or terminal, value.2 points Question 9A company forecasts the free cash flows (in millions) shown below. The weighted average cost of capital is 13%, and the FCFs are expected to continue growing at a 5% rate after Year 3. Assuming that the ROIC is expected to remain constant in Year 3 and beyond, what is the Year 0 value of operations, in millions?Year:123Free cash flow:-$15$10$40$315$331$348$367$3862 points Question 10Suppose Yon Sun Corporation's free cash flow during the just-ended year (t = 0) was $100 million, and FCF is expected to grow at a constant rate of 5% in the future. If the weighted average cost of capital is 15%, what is the firm's value of operations, in millions?$948$998$1,050$1,103$1,1582 points Question 11Vasudevan Inc. forecasts the free cash flows (in millions) shown below. If the weighted average cost of capital is 13% and the free cash flows are expected to continue growing at the same rate after Year 3 as from Year 2 to Year 3, what is the Year 0 value of operations, in millions?Year:123Free cash flow:-$20$42$45$586$617$648$680$7142 points Question 12Based on the corporate valuation model, the value of a company's operations is $900 million. Its balance sheet shows $70 million in accounts receivable, $50 million in inventory, $30 million in short-term investments that are unrelated to operations, $20 million in accounts payable, $110 million in notes payable, $90 million in long-term debt, $20 million in preferred stock, $140 million in retained earnings, and $280 million in total common equity. If the company has 25 million shares of stock outstanding, what is the best estimate of the stock's price per share?$23.00$25.56$28.40$31.24$34.362 points Question 13Based on the corporate valuation model, Hunsader's value of operations is $300 million. The balance sheet shows $20 million of short-term investments that are unrelated to operations, $50 million of accounts payable, $90 million of notes payable, $30 million of long-term debt, $40 million of preferred stock, and $100 million of common equity. The company has 10 million shares of stock outstanding. What is the best estimate of the stock's price per share?$13.72$14.44$15.20$16.00$16.802 points Question 14Suppose Leonard, Nixon, & Shull Corporation's projected free cash flow for next year is $100,000, and FCF is expected to grow at a constant rate of 6%. If the company's weighted average cost of capital is 11%, what is the value of its operations?$1,714,750$1,805,000$1,900,000$2,000,000$2,100,0002 points Question 15Which of the following isNOTnormally regarded as being a barrier to hostile takeovers?Abnormally high executive compensation.Targeted share repurchases.Shareholder rights provisions.Restricted voting rights.Poison pills.

 

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