What are the differences between the goals of profit maximization and maximization of shareholder wealth? Which goal do you think is more appropriate?

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Which factor would be greater: the present value of $1 for 10 periods at 8% per period or the future value of $1 for 10 periods at 8% per period?

a. Future value of $1 for 10 periods at 8% per period.

b. Present value of $1 for 10 periods at 8% per period.

c. The factors are the same.

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Apply the concept of present value to Accuracy. Suppose Accuracy is selling a bond that will pay you $1000 in one year from today. Keep in mind that if Accuracy has financial difficulties in one year you might not get your full $1000 back. Given that a dollar one year from now is always worth less than a dollar today, you most certainly would not pay a full $1000 for this bond.

Given the concepts of the time value of money, answer the following questions in a two to three page response:

1. How much would you pay for an Accuracy bond today? Take into consideration personal risk preferences, interest rates, inflation, and the probability that Accuracy will not be able to pay you back in one year. Note: no need for any math equations for this part. Just explain how much you would personally pay for a $1000 bond for Accuracy and why.

2. Based on your answer to the previous question, what would be your discount rate for this bond? Use the present value formulas to show your work.

3. Pick two other companies in the same industry as Accuracy. One should be one that you would pay less for a $1000 bond than you would from Accuracy and another one that you would pay more for a $1000 bond compared to from Accuracy. Explain why you would pay more or less for their bonds.

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Find the present value and the amount of interest earned. Use the present value of a dollar table.

Round to the nearest cent as needed.

Amount needed $11,200

Time (years) 10

Interest 4%

Compounded semiannually

Present value $ ____________________

Interest earned $ ____________________

Amount needed $18,640

Time (years) 7

Interest 6%

Compounded quarterly

Present value $ ________________

Interest earned $ ________________

Amount needed $18,948

Time (years) 12

Interest 6%

Compounded quarterly

Present value $ ______________

Interest earned $ ______________

In 6 years, Mrs. Folkers may pay off a note with a face value of $14,000, and interest of 10% per year, compounded semiannually. Find the future value of the note. Then find the amount that the holder of the note should accept as a complete payment today if money can be invested at 8% per year, compounded quarterly. Round to the nearest cent.

What is the maturity value of the note? $ ___________________

How much money should the holder of the note accept as complete payment today? $ _____

Find the present value and the amount of interest earned.

Amount needed $12,700

Time (years) 6

Interest 8%

Compounded annually

Present value $ _____________

Interest earned $ _____________

A company recently expanded their assemble operations at a cost of $490,000. Management expects that the investment will grow at a rate of 14% per year compounded annually for the next 5 years. Find the future value of the investment. Then find the present value of that amount at a rate of 8% per year compounded annually.

What is the future value of the investment? $ ____________________

What is the present value of that future value? $ __________________

Mr. Jordan wants all of his grandchildren to go to college and decides to help financially. How much must he give to each child a birth if they are to have $16,917 at entering college 18 years later, assuming 5% interest compounded annually?

How much should he give each child at birth? $ ______________

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