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The ________ method of developing a pro forma income
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Question 1
The ________ method of developing a pro forma income statement forecasts sales and values for the cost of goods sold, operating expenses, and interest expense that are expressed as a ratio of projected sales.
percent of sales
accrual
judgmental
cash
5 points
Question 2
The ability of a firm to meet its short-term debt obligations as they come due is indicated by which of the following ratios:
liquidity ratios
asset utilization ratios
financial leverage ratios
profitability ratios
5 points
Question 3
The degree of operating leverage (DOL) can be measured by the percent change in operating income (EBIT) divided by percent change in:
fixed costs
variable costs
unit sales
total costs
5 points
Question 4
If a firm's fixed financial costs decrease, the firm's operating breakeven point will
decrease
increase
remain unchanged
change in an undetermined direction
5 points
Question 5

Ratios used to compare different firms at the same point in time belong to a category of analysis called:
time series analysis
cross-sectional analysis
industry comparative analysis
just-in-time analysis
5 points
Question 6
Marketable securities are held primarily to meet:
transactions motives
precautionary motives
speculative motives
leverage motives
5 points
Question 7
A firm’s excess cash balance during a particular month could be best deployed if it were
financed with short term investments
financed with long term investments
invested in short term investments
invested in long term investments
5 points
Question 8
The objective of managing current assets and liabilities is to
achieve as low a level of current assets as possible.
achieve as low a level of current liabilities as possible.
achieve a balance between profitability and risk that contributes to the firm's value.
achieve as high a level of current liabilities as possible.
5 points
Question 9
The ________ is the time period that elapses from the point when the firm makes the outlay to purchase raw materials on account to the point when payment is made to the supplier of the goods.
cash conversion cycle
average payment period
average age of inventory
average collection period
5 points
Question 10
In the cash budget, the firms final sales forecast us usually a function of
economic forecasts.
the sales force estimate of demand.
external and internal factors in combination.
accounts payable experience.
5 points
Question 11
A revolving credit agreement is a:
bankers agreement to extend the maturity of a loan
bankers standby agreement to provide a guaranteed line of credit for a specified period of time
large loan supported by a group of banks on an alternating basis
loan arrangement with a bank whereby secured and unsecured loans are alternately used
5 points
Question 12
A short-term promissory note sold by high-credit-quality corporations and is backed solely by the credit quality of the issuer is called:
commercial paper
a line of credit
a revolving credit agreement
a factoring arrangement
5 points
Question 13
Commercial finance companies:
make riskier unsecured business loans but charge higher interest rates
specialize in loans secured by inventories and real estate
concentrate their lending activity to firms pledging the notes receivable of their customers
are primarily interested in loans secured by a business customers accounts receivable and inventories
5 points
Question 14
The purchaser may deduct 2% from the purchase price if payment is made within 10 days; but if not paid within 10 days, the net amount of the purchase is due within 30 days. The sale is made on what terms?
10/30, net/2
2/10, net/30
2/30, net/10
10/2, net/30
5 points
Question 15
Commercial paper dealers:
lend to small and large businesses on the basis of their receivables outstanding
restrict their paper dealings to negotiable certificates of commercial banks
distribute to investors the promissory notes of successful businesses
distribute to investors the promissory notes of small but rapidly developing businesses
5 points
Question 16
Which one of the following capital-budgeting evaluation techniques is based on finding a discount rate which causes the net present value to be zero?
net present value
internal rate of return
profitability index
payback
5 points
Question 17
Which one of the following best explains the impact on a firm that accepts a project with a negative NPV?
negative cash flows
decrease in the value of the firm
high marginal cost of capital
low initial returns
5 points
Question 18
The corporate planning tool that develops project plans that fit well with the firms plans is often referred to by the following acronym:
MOGS.
SMOG.
OMGS.
GOMS.
5 points
Question 19
The payback period concept is best explained by which of the following?
marginal cost of capital
point where initial investment has been returned
rate where NPV is equal to zero
accounting rate of return
5 points
Question 20
The stage in the capital budgeting process in which implemented projects are periodically reviewed is called the _____________ stage.
follow-up.
selection.
identification.
implementation.
5 points
Question 21
The estimate of how quickly a firm may grow by maintaining a constant mix of debt and equity is called:
the retention growth rate
dividend growth rate
sustainable growth rate
the internal growth rate
5 points
Question 22
What should be the relation between the target capital structure for a firm and the firm’s optimum capital structure?
Target and optimum capital structures should be the same.
Target capital structure is more conservative overall.
Target capital structure contains more debt.
Target capital structure excludes preferred stock.
5 points
Question 23
Other factors being constant, higher fixed operating costs mean:
higher financial leverage
higher operating leverage
lower combined leverage
the degree of financial leverage is equal to 1.0
5 points
Question 24
In calculating the cost of new common stock using the constant dividend growth model, it is important that the __________ are subtracted from the price of the stock.
flotation costs
par value
cost of retained earnings
proceeds of the sale
5 points
Question 25
Which of the following is a correct way to calculate degree of combined leverage?
Answer divide DFL by DOL
multiply DOL by DFL
divide DOL by DFL
add DOL and DFL
 

 

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