Woodchuck Timber Pty Ltd grows, harvests and processes

Woodchuck Timber Pty Ltd grows, harvests and processes timber for use in the building industry. The following data relate to the company’s sawmill during June:


Work in process, 1 June:  
Direct material 130000
Conversion 360000
Costs incurred during June:  
Direct material 850000
Conversion 1380000


The equivalent units for June were as follows:

  $ $
  Weighted average FIFO
Direct material 14000 8500
Conversion 3480 2000


a) Calculate the cost per equivalent unit, for both direct material and conversion, during June. Use weighted average process costing.

b) Repeat requirement 1 using the FIFO method.

Lewis Company’s standard labor cost of producing one unit

Lewis Company’s standard labor cost of producing one unit of Product DD is 3.1 hours at the rate of $12.5 per hour. During August, 42,000 hours of labor are incurred at a cost of $12.70 per hour to produce 13,400 units of Product DD.

(A) Compute the total Labor Variance

(B) Compute the labor Price and Quantity Variances

(C) Compute the labor price and quantity variances, assuming the standard is 3.3 hours of direct labor at $12.90 per hour.

FIN700–Financial Management – Trimester 2, 2018 – Version 2

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Variance-covariance matrix

Instructions: You are given the following data below. Calculate in YELLOW

  1. Calculate mean, variance, standard deviation, covariance, correlation
  2. Create a chart of the mean and standard deviation of combinations of the portfolios.
  3. Add the individual asset returns to the chart—are the two portfolios on the efficient frontier?
  Variance-covariance matrix   Means
  0.40 0.03 -0.04   10%
  0.03 0.50 0.05   15%
  -0.07 0.07 0.70   12%
  Portfolio1 Portfolio2      
Asset1 20% 10%      
Asset2 30% 50%      
Asset3 50% 40%      

Grace Park has recently graduated with a Masters of Health and Human Services

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EX16_XL_CH08_GRADER_ML1_HW – Investment Banking 1.2

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ACC5000 – Consider the information provided for Legal Eagle Law Services

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Capital Structure – The year is 2030, and the world has run out of oil

The year is 2030, and the world has run out of oil.  Fortunately, a crop called Extrophia (which can be regrown) has emerged to meet humanity’s needs, as it can be processed into a type of fuel which can run the new breed of Extro-cars and Extro-trains.   Kobol Processing Inc began its life 12 years ago when it started purchasing land to rent out to farmers for growing Extrophia.  The company has shown a profit in all of its years of existence, and the shareholders simply adore the company’s management. Prior to founding Kobol, its CEO, Shang Tsung, was the founder and CEO of a failed crude oil refining operation. The bankruptcy and the resulting Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA)-driven…

Dividend Policy – AMC Corporation currently has an enterprise value

AMC Corporation currently has an enterprise value of $400 million and $100 million in excess cash. The firm has 10 million shares outstanding and no debt. Suppose AMC uses its excess cash to repurchase shares. After the share repurchase, news will come out that will change AMC’s enterprise value to either $600 million or $200 million. What is AMC’s share price prior to the share repurchase? What is AMC’s share price after the repurchase if its enterprise value goes up? What is AMC’s share price after the repurchase if its enterprise value declines? Suppose AMC waits until after the news comes out to do the share repurchase. What is AMC’s share price after the repurchase if its enterprise value goes up?…

ACC101 – Fundamentals of Accounting I

PART B Making general journal entries(10%) Company XYZ has appointed you as an Accountant and you are asked to review the following transactions as at 30 June 2018, which is the current year before any adjusting entries have been made.   (a) 08/09/2017 Purchase equipment for cash $5000 (b) 18/10/2017 Provide services to a client A for $500 on account (c) 20/10/2018 pay the bank loan for $10000 (d) 11/12/2018 Invest additional $30000 cash into the business by the owner (e) 01/18/2018 Collect an account receivable in cash from client A (f) 31/01/2018 Pay wages to employees for $5000 (g) 04/02/2018 Paid the electricity bill for $100 (h) 06/04/2018 Sell a piece of equipment for $3000 in cash (i) 05/05/2018 Withdraw…

Consolidation: Non – controlling interests, Investment in associates and Accounting for foreign currency transactions

Assignment 2 Value: 10%  Due Date: 10-Sep-2018 Return Date: 04-Oct-2018 Length: Submission method options: Alternative submission method Task You are required to complete all three questions below. A total of 60 marks are allocated to these questions, which will be converted to a final mark out of 20%. All workings, when appropriate, must be shown to substantiate your answers.   Question 1 [43 marks]  Topic 3: Consolidation: Non-controlling interests Pepsi Ltd acquired 80% of the shares of Soda Ltd on 1 July 2015 for $115 000. At this date the equity of Soda Ltd consisted of:       $ Share capital (100,000 shares) 80,000 Retained earnings 29,600 General reserve 2,400     All the identifiable assets and liabilities of Soda…

Corporate Finance – Assume that you will deposit $4000 at the end of each of the next

Assessment 1 – Assignment   Corporate Finance   Each of the following question worth 10 marks, please answer all of them. If needed please use Harvard referencing style. There is no word limit, but it is necessary that you provide answers with explanations.   Question 1: Assume that you will deposit $4000 at the end of each of the next three years in a St. George bank account paying 8% interest. You currently have $7000 in the account. How much will you have in three years? In four years? You are looking into an investment that will pay you $12,000 per year for the next 10 years. If you require a 15% return, what is the most you would pay for…