# Investment evaluation ip4

The information you hand to Mary shows the following:

• Initial investment outlay of \$30 million, consisting of \$25 million for equipment and \$5 million for net working capital (NWC) (plastic substrate and ink inventory); NWC recoverable in terminal year
• Project and equipment life: 5 years
• Sales: \$25 million per year for five years
• Assume gross margin of 60% (exclusive of depreciation)
• Depreciation: Straight-line for tax purposes
• Selling, general, and administrative expenses: 10% of sales
• Tax rate: 35%

## NPV – IRR

 FIN 615 NPV and IRR calculations Cost of Capital 10.00% Time/yr 0 1 2 3 4 5 Cash flow Input here Discounted CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 NPV 0 =cf1/((1+n)^1) =cf2/((1+n)^2) =cf3/((1+n)^3) =cf4/((1+n)^4) =cf5/((1+n)^5) PV factor 0.9090909091 0.826446281 0.7513148009 0.6830134554 0.6209213231 IRR 0.00%

## Sheet3

Respond to the following scenario with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use research to reinforce your ideas.

Over lunch, you and Mary meet to discuss next steps with the expansion project.

“Do we have everything we need on sales and costs?” you ask. ”It must be time to compute the net present value (NPV) and internal rate of return (IRR) of the Apix expansion project.”

“We have the data from James and Luke regarding projected sales and costs, respectively, for the food packaging project,” says Mary. “It is feasible to project that we will receive a tax break from this implementation. I have information from our audit firm that indicates that future depreciation methods for taxes will be straight-line; however, the corporate rates will be reduced to 35% as we assumed in our weighted average cost of capital (WACC) calculation.”

“That sounds good,” you say.

“Right,” says Mary. “You can use a WACC of 10% for the computation of the NPV and comparison for IRR.”

“I’ve got the information I need from Luke and James,” you say. “Does this look right to you? Here’s what they gave me,” you say, as you hand a sheet of paper to Mary.

“Let’s look at this now while we’re together,” she says.

The information you hand to Mary shows the following:

Initial investment outlay of \$30 million, consisting of \$25 million for equipment and \$5 million for net working capital (NWC) (plastic substrate and ink inventory); NWC recoverable in terminal year

Project and equipment life: 5 years

Sales: \$25 million per year for five years

Assume gross margin of 60% (exclusive of depreciation)

Depreciation: Straight-line for tax purposes

Selling, general, and administrative expenses: 10% of sales

Tax rate: 35%