Question 1 (25 marks) AMCOR Limited has a corporate bond outstanding with a 7% coupon, semi-annual interest, 15 years to maturity and a face value of $1,000. Similar bonds currently yield 13%. By prior agreement, the company will skip the coupon payments in years 6, 7 and 8 (6 payments in total; the payments at time 6 through to 8.5). These payments will be repaid, without interest, at maturity. What is the corporate bond’s value (the price for AMCOR’s bond)?     Question 2 (15 marks) Storico Co. just paid a dividend of $4 per share. The company will increase its dividend by 20 percent next year and will then reduce its dividend growth rate by 5 percentage per year until…

Sonoma Manufacturing has five activity cost pools and two products (a budget tape vacuum and a deluxe tape vacuum).  Information is presented below:   Cost Drivers by Product Activity Cost Pool                            Cost Driver             Est. Overhead             Budget                 Deluxe  Ordering and Receiving                 Orders                             $   120,000                         600                         400 Machine Setup                                 Setups                                   297,000                         500                         400 Machining                                           Machine hours               1,000,000                 150,000                 100,000 Assembly                                            Number of Parts           1,600,000             1,400,000                 800,000 Inspection                                           Inspections                         300,000                         550                         450   Instructions Compute the estimated overhead cost per unit for each product. Production is 700,000 units of Budget and 200,000 units of Deluxe. Round your answer to the nearest cent. Assume Sonoma used a more traditional OH allocation method and used only machine hours to allocate MOH. How much overhead…

Problem 17-7: PRO FORMA INCOME STATEMENT   At the end of last year, Roberts Inc. reported the following income statement (in millions of dollars):   Sales                                                                           $3,000 Operating costs excluding depreciation                      2,450_ EBITDA                                                                     $ 550 Depreciation                                                                250__ EBIT                                                                           $ 300 Interest                                                                        125__ EBT                                                                             $ 175 Taxes (40%)                                                                70___ Net income                                                                  $ 105   Looking ahead to the following year, the company’s CFO has assembled this information: Year-end sales are expected to be 10% higher than the $3 billion in sales generated last year. Year-end operating costs, excluding depreciation, are expected to equal 80% of year-end sales. Depreciation is expected to increase at the same rate as sales. Interest costs are expected to…

Tinka Ltd signs a contract on 1 May 2018 to build an office building. The construction is scheduled to commence 1 July 2018 and the estimated date of completion is 30 June 2021. The cost of the building is estimated to be $120m and the total contract price is fixed at $134m. The following data relates to the construction period:   For the year ended 30 June 2019 2020 2021 $’000 $’000 $’000 Costs to date 48,000 84,000 120,000 Estimated Costs to complete 72,000 36,000 - Progress billings to date 40,000 84,000 134,000 Cash received to date 19,000 79,000 134,000   Assume that actual costs and cash collections coincide with expectations and that cost (an input measure) is used as the…

You are required to finish each of these 4 questions. Please give the solutions in detail, show calculations, it can be Excel format, Word format or PDF format, no requirement on word limits. If any reference was used, please refer to Harvard style. You have been appointed the accountant of a new organisation that is preparing its first set of financial statements. In determining the depreciation for the first year, what sorts of information would you need and why? Please include knowledge from this subject with references. (Please note that references have not been provided in the solution) During the reporting period ending 30 June 2018, Midnight Boil Ltd constructed a nuclear power generator just outside of Melbourne. The cost of…

  Question 2 (Marks 20)   ChallengeMe Pty Ltd acquired 100 per cent of the issued capital of TakeItEasy Ltd on 30 June 2018 for $900 000, when the statement of financial position of TakeItEasy Ltd was as follows:   Statement of financial position TakeItEasy Ltd as at 30 June 2018   $('000) $('000) Assets Liabilities Accounts receivable 70 Loan 300 Inventory 100 Shareholders' equity Land 400 Property, plant and equip 700 Share Capital 500 Accumulated depreciation (270) Retained Earnings 200 1,000 1,000   Additional Information:   Tax rate is 30 per cent As at the date of acquisition, all assets of TakeItEasy Ltd were at fair value, other than the property, plant and equipment, which had a fair value of…

Assignment Information Semester 2 2017 Question 2 Hopeful limited leased a portable sound recording studio from Lessor Limited. Lessor Limited has no material initial direct costs. Hopeful Limited does not plan to acquire the portable studio at the end of the lease because it expects that, by then, it will ne//ed a larger studio. The terms of the lease are as follows: - Date of entering lease: 1 July 2011 - Duration of lease: 4 years - Life of leased asset: 5 years - Lease payments: $50,000 at the beginning of each financial year - First lease payment: 1 July 2011 - Lease expires: 1 July 2015 - Interest rate implicit in the lease: 8% - Guaranteed residual: $40,000 a) Determine…

Question 1 Cottesloe Ltd manufactures and sells two products: Thingone and Thingtwo. In July 2014, Cottesloe Ltd’s budget department gathered the following data to prepare budgets for 2015: 2015 Projected Sales Product Units Price Thingone 60,000 $165 Thingtwo 40,000 $250   2015 Inventories in Units Expected Target Product January 1, 2015 December 31, 2015 Thingone 20,000 25,000 Thingtwo 8,000 9,000   The following direct materials are used in the two products:   Amount used per unit Direct Material Unit Thingone Thingtwo A Kilogram 4 5 B Kilogram 2 3 C Each 0 1   Projected data for 2015 with respect to direct materials are as follows: Direct material Anticipated purchase price Expected inventories January 1, 2015 Target inventories December 31, 2015…

CVP Analysis Guide to marks: 20 marks – 4 for a, 4 for b, 4 for c, 8 for d Show all calculations to support your answers. A manufacturer can make two products, A and B. The following data are available:B Product A B Total Sales price per unit $10 $20 Variable cost per unit $5 $12 Total fixed costs $4,000 (a) Calculate the unit contribution margin for each product. (b) This month the manufacturer will specialise in making only Product B. How many does he need to sell to break even? (c) If they specialise in making only A what is the breakeven sales volume for the month in sales dollars? (d) He now decides to manufacture both A and…