FIN 370

CHAPTER 1

Purpose of Assignment

Provide students with a basic understanding of financial management, goal of the firm, and the basic financial statements. Students should be able to calculate and analyze solvency, liquidity, profitability and market value ratios, and create proforma financial statements.

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products.

Complete the following Questions and Problems (Concepts and Critical Thinking Questions for Ch. 1 Only) from each chapter as indicated. 

Show all work and analysis. 

Prepare in Microsoft® Excel® or Word. 

· Ch. 1: Questions 3 & 11 (Concepts Review and Critical Thinking Questions section)

· Ch. 2: Questions 4 & 9 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 4.

· Ch. 3: Questions 4 & 7 (Question and Problems section)

· Ch. 4: Questions 1 & 6 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 6.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines if submitting in Microsoft® Word.

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CHAPTER 2

Purpose of Assignment

Students should be able to calculate time value of money problems including solving for; present value, future value, rate and payment, determine the value and yield of corporate bonds, and use the dividend discount model to calculate the value and expected return of a common stock.

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products.

Complete the following Questions and Problems from each chapter as indicated. 

Show all work and analysis.

Prepare in Microsoft® Excel® or Word.

· Ch. 5: Questions 3 & 4 (Question and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® templates provided for Problems 3 and 4

· Ch. 6: Questions 2 & 20 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 7: Questions 3 &11 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 8: Questions 1 & 6 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 6

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines if submitting in Microsoft® Word. 

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Faculty Materials

CHAPTER 3

Purpose of Assignment

Students should understand and be able to calculate the net present value and internal rate of return for corporate cash flows, determine project cash flows and a company’s sales, variable costs, fixed costs, and its breakeven point.

Assignment Steps 

Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word® functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products.

Complete the following Questions and Problems from each chapter as indicated. 

Show all work and analysis.

Prepare in Microsoft® Excel® or Word.

· Ch. 9: Questions 7 & 8 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 10: Questions 3 & 13 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 11: Questions 1 & 7 (Questions and Problems section)

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines if submitting in Microsoft® Word.

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CHAPTER 4

Purpose of Assignment 

Students should understand corporate risk and be able to use the financial models learned in the class to evaluate and calculate a company’s weighted average cost of capital and use the analysis to make company investment decisions.

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Assignment Steps 

Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products.

Scenario: Wilson Corporation (not real) has a targeted capital structure of 40% long term debt and 60% common stock. The debt is yielding 6% and the corporate tax rate is 35%. The common stock is trading at $50 per share and next year’s dividend is $2.50 per share that is growing by 4% per year.

Prepare a minimum 700-word analysis including the following:

· Calculate the company’s weighted average cost of capital. Use the dividend discount model.  Show calculations in Microsoft® Word.

· The company’s CEO has stated if the company increases the amount of long term debt so the capital structure will be 60% debt and 40% equity, this will lower its WACC. Explain and defend why you agree or disagree. Report how would you advise the CEO. 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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CHAPTER 5

Purpose of Assignment

Students should understand the operating and cash cycles of a company, the mechanics in preparing a cash budget, the use of exchange rates and interest rate parity in international finance and valuation of a company in a merger and acquisition.

Assignment Steps 

Resources:  Tutorial help on Excel® and Word® functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web that offer support for office products. 

Complete the following Questions and Problems from each chapter as indicated. 

Show all work and analysis.

Prepare in Microsoft® Excel® or Word. 

· Ch. 18: Questions 3 & 11 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 20: Questions 8 & 14 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 21: Questions 4 & 7 (Questions and Problems section)

· Ch. 26: Questions 1 & 2 (Questions and Problems section): Microsoft® Excel® template provided for Problem 2

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines if submitting in Microsoft® Word.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.