1. Solar Engines manufactures solar engines for tractor-trailers. Given the fuel savings available, new orders for 105 units have been made by customers requesting credit. The variable cost is $8,400 per unit, and the credit price is $10,250 each. Credit is extended for one period. The required return is 1.2 percent per period. If Solar Engines extends credit, it expects that 20 percent of the customers will be repeat customers and place the same order every period forever, and the remaining customers will place one-time orders.
Calculate the NPV of the decision to grant credit. (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your final answer to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))
2. Tidwell, Inc., has weekly credit sales of $18,500, and the average collection period is 52 days. The cost of production is 75 percent of the selling price. What is the average accounts receivable figure? (Do not round intermediate calculations and round your final answer to 2 decimal places. (e.g., 32.16))
3. The Harrington Corporation is considering a change in its cash-only policy. The new terms would be net one period. The required return is 2.0 percent per period.
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