New Horizon Ltd is an Australian company. The Australian dollar

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The following data available for ABC company

The following data available for ABC company.

Account Beginning balance Ending Balance Use/source of cash
Accounts payable 20,300 24,400
Inventory 60,600 67,200
Long term debts 127,500 125,800
Common stock 200,400 215,900

 

Required:

  1. Calculate and identify the source of cash or the use of cash for each account change by filling into the column next to the ending balance.
  2. Assume that beginning balance of accounts receivable is $23 400 and ending balance of accounts receivable of $22 300, total revenue is $237 000, total cost of sales is $ 165 000 and all sales are on credit. Calculate the operating cycle and cash cycle.

Big Water Ltd currently has the following capital structure

Big Water Ltd currently has the following capital structure:

Debt: $4,500,000 paying 9.5% coupon bonds outstanding with 12 years to maturity, an annual before-tax yield to maturity of 8% on a new issue. The bonds currently sell for $1,113 per $1,000 face value.

Ordinary Shares: 65,000 shares outstanding currently selling for $75 per share. The company just paid a $6.50 dividend per share and is experiencing a 6% growth rate in dividends, which it expects to continue indefinitely.

(Note – The firm’s marginal tax rate is 30%.)

 

Required:

  1. Calculate the current total market value of the company.
  2. Calculate the capital structure of the company.
  3. Calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for the firm.

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