Callable bond and call premium. Edward has just purchased a callable bond and wants to determine the bond's potential payoff price if it is called at any time during its callable life. The callable bond is a twenty-year semiannual bond that an issuer can call starting at year ten. It is callable every six months on the coupon payment date. The call price is declining and starts out as one extra year's coupon (a full annual coupon payment). It reduces each period (every six months by 1/20th of the annual coupon payment) until—at the bond's maturity—there is no call premium price. If the original bond is an 8% bond (with 4% coupons paid semiannually), a par value of $1,000 and an…

Case 1: Accounting by the acquirer The trial balance of Jackman Ltd at 1 January 2019 was as follows:       Debit Credit Share capital       Preference - 15 000 fully paid shares   15000   Ordinary - 70 000 fully paid shares   70000 Retained earnings   43000 Equipment 84000   Accumulated depreciation - equipment   20000 Inventories 36000   Accounts receivable 33000   Investments 12000   Patents 7000   Debentures   8000 Accounts payable   16000     172000 172000   At this date, all the assets and liabilities of Jackman Ltd are sold to Hugh Ltd, with Jackman Ltd going into voluntary liquidation. The terms of acquisition are: Hugh Ltd is to take over all…

Amortization schedule. Sherry and Sam want to purchase a condo at the coast. They will spend $650,000 on the condo and are taking out a $650,000 loan for the condo for twenty years at 7.0% interest. What is the annual payment on the mortgage? Construct the amortization schedule of the loan for the twenty years in a spreadsheet to show the annual interest costs, the principal reduction, and the ending balance each year. Then change the amortization schedule to reflect that after ten years Sherry and Sam will increase their annual payment to $80,000 per year. When will they fully repay the mortgage with this increased payment if they apply all the extra dollars above the original payment to the principal?…

The Flying Store   Mark Richardson has recently opened an online store named The Flying Store. He sells a very popular model of drone called the ‘Rocket Drone’. In an effort to widen his market, Mark has built a small website hosted by a web service provider. At the end of every week, the web service provider sends a data file to Mark that contains data about visitor traffic at his website. Mark would like to utilise this data to get insights on visitor usage of his website and he believes that the data would be valuable for business decision making. However, Mark lacks the technical knowledge to analyse and interpret this data and he is unsure how the results from…

Data File needed for this case Problem: NP_eX_4-3.xlsx Certus Car Rental John Tretow is an account manager for the Certus Car Rental, an industry-leading car rental firm that serves customers across the United States and overseas. John is developing a market report for an upcoming sales conference and needs your assistance in summarizes market information into a collection of Excel charts and graphics. Complete the following. Open the NP_eX_4-3.xlsx workbook located in the Excel4 > Case1 folder included with your Data Files. Save the workbook as NP_eX_4_certus in the location specified by your instructor. In the Documentation sheet, enter your name and the date in the range B3:B4. John wants the report to include pie charts that break down the current…

Scenario JJ Cycles Ltd produce two high end bicycle products at two different factories. They need you to create a spreadsheet that can conduct a Cost Volume Profit Analysis for a selected product line.  You can assume that sales price, fixed costs, and variable cost per unit are constant. You will need to calculate the labour costs, material costs, fixed costs and variable costs and then work out the break-even volume.  You have also been asked to show a forecast for different unit volumes and produce a break-even analysis line chart.   Start by downloading the assessment workbook from iLearn and copying/moving it to an appropriate folder. When you open the workbook it is very important that you Enable Macros and…

Ferguson Fitness EXPLORE BUSINESS OPTIONS WITH WHAT-IF TOOLS       GETTING STARTED Open the file NP_EX19_8b_FirstLastNamexlsx, available for download from the SAM website. Save the file as NP_EX19_8b_FirstLastNamexlsx by changing the “1” to a “2”. If you do not see the .xlsx file extension in the Save As dialog box, do not type it. The program will add the file extension for you automatically. With the file NP_EX19_8b_FirstLastNamexlsx still open, ensure that your first and last name is displayed in cell B6 of the Documentation sheet. If cell B6 does not display your name, delete the file and download a new copy from the SAM website. This project requires you to use the Solver add-in. If this add-in is not available on…

Project Description: In this problem, you will prepare a portfolio growth model to determine how long it will take a couple to reach their retirement goal.   Steps to Perform: Step Instructions Points Possible 1 Start Excel. Download and open the workbook named: Brooks_Chapter_3_1_Start. 0 2 In cell D19, by using cell references, calculate the future value of the money market account after one year. Use the Excel FV function. Make absolute references to the account balance in cell D18 and the relevant growth rate from the Given Data section. Note: The output of the function you typed in this cell is expected as a positive number. 1 3 In cell E19, by using cell references, calculate the future value of…

Project Description: In this problem, you will determine some financial ratios for Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson based on their financial statements for the most recent years.   Steps to Perform: Step Instructions Points Possible 1 Start Excel. Download and open the workbook named: Brooks_Chapter_14_2_Start. 0 2 In cell D74, by using cell references, calculate the net profit margin percentage for Procter & Gamble in year 2017. Use the relevant cells from the Given Data section. 1 3 In cell D75, by using cell references, calculate the inventory turnover for Procter & Gamble in year 2017. Use the relevant cells from the Given Data section. 1 4 In cell D76, by using cell references, calculate the current ratio for…