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II. Current company cash flow,,a. You need to complete a cash flow statement for the company using the direct method.,,,III. Product cost: ABC Company believes that it has an additional 5,000 machine hours available in the current facility before it would need to expand. ABC Company uses machine hours to allocate the fixed factory overhead, and units sold to allocate the fixed sales expenses. Bases on current research, ABC Company expects that it will take twice as long to produce the expansion product as it currently takes to produce its existing product.,,a. What is the product cost for the expansion product under absorption and variable costing?,b. By adding this new expansion product, it helps to absorb the fixed factory and sales expenses. How much cheaper does this expansion make the existing product?,c. Assuming ABC Company wants a 40% gross margin for the new product, what selling price should it set for the expansion product?,d. Assuming the same sales mix of these two products, what are the contribution margins and break-even points by product?,,IV. Potential investments to accelerate profit: ABC company has the option to purchase additional equipment that will cost about $42,000, and this new equipment will produce the following savings in factory overhead costs over the next five years:,,Year 1, $15,000,Year 2, $13,000,Year 3, $10,000,Year 4, $10,000,Year 5, $6,000,,ABC Company uses the net-present-value method to analyze investments and desires a minimum rate of return of 12% on the equipment.,,a. What is the net present value of the proposed investment (ignore income taxes and depreciation)?,b. Assuming a 5-year straight-line depreciation, how will this impact the factory’s fixed costs for each of the 5 years (and the implied product costs)? What about cash flow?,c. Considering the cash flow impact of the equipment as well as the time-value of money, would you recommend that ABC Company purchases the equipment? ,,,ABC Company’s current financial information (before/without expansion),Dec. 31,20X2 Dec. 31,20X1,Cash $50,000 $70,000,Accounts receivable (net) $120,000 $180,000,Merchandise inventory $350,000 $280,000,Property plant, & equipment $400,000 $300,000,Less: Accumulated depreciation $(170,000) $(100,000),Total assets $750,000 $730,000,Accounts payable $250,000 $210,000,Income taxes payable $40,000 $10,000,Common stock $240,000 $240,000,Retained earnings $220,000 $270,000,Total liabilities & stock, equity $750,000 $730,000,The firm’s accrual-basis income statement revealed the following data:,Sales $1,200,000,Cost of goods sold $800,000,selling and administrative expenses $250,000,Depreciation expense $70,000,Income taxes $30,000,Dividends declared and paid during 19X2 $100,000,ABC purchased $100,000 of equipment for cash on August 14.,(There was no interest expense.),

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