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FIN 370 Final Exam 7
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Finance 370 Final Exam

Instructor: Tim Gould

Ch 1, 3, 4,5,9,10,12,14,15,16,18,19,20,22,23,24

There are 50 questions worth 0.2 points each for a total possible of 10 points toward your class grade.

Please highlight the answer you want to give for each question in BOLD and yellow as follows:

a.All of the above.

1.       Which of the following is a characteristic of an efficient market?

a.Small number of individuals.

b.Opportunities exist for investors to profit from publicly available information.

  1. Security prices reflect fair value of the firm.

d.Immediate response occurs for new public information.


2.Diversification increases when ________ decreases.




  1. a  and c

e.all of the above


3.Corporations receive money from investors with:

a.initial public offerings.

b.seasoned new issues.

c.primary market transactions.

d.a and b.

  1. all of the above.


4.Which of the following is true regarding an initial public offering?

a.The corporation gets proceeds from the investor.

b.Investors get proceeds from other investors.

c.The security is sold for the first time to the public.

  1. Both a and c.

e.All of the above.


Table 1(Use this table for questions 5-8)


Smith Company Balance Sheet



Cash and marketable securities                      $300,000

Accounts receivable                                                    2,215,000

Inventories                                                                   1,837,500

Prepaid expenses                                                          24,000

Total current assets                                             $3,286,500

Fixed assets                                                                 2,700,000

Less: accumulated depreciation                          1,087,500

Net fixed assets                                                     $1,612,500

Total assets                                                            $4,899,000


Accounts payable                                                     $240,000

Notes payable                                                                  825,000

Accrued taxes                                                                                                    42,500

Total current liabilities                                         $1,107,000

Long-term debt                                                           975,000

Owner’s equity                                                         2,817,000

Total liabilities and owner’s equity                     $4,899,000

Net sales (all credit)                                               $6,375,000

Less: Cost of goods sold                                          4,312,500

Selling and administrative expense                       1,387,500

Depreciation expense                                                  135,000

Interest expense                                                           127,000

Earnings before taxes                                                $412,500

Income taxes                                                                 225,000

Net income                                                                  $187,500

Common stock dividends                                            $97,500

Change in retained earnings                                       $90,000


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