The manager of Ice Sculpting Co. believes that too much material is being wasted during downtime. She researched, and found throughput accounting to be an adequate alternative. However, she wasn't sure if all that
she read was accurate.
Which of the following statements are TRUE when using Throughput Accounting? Select ALL that apply.
We have 2 divisions with the following information: Profit before depreciation: B1=$800,000, B2=S1,000,000; Assets: B1 =$2,000,000, B2=S3,000,000; Capital employed: B1 = $1,700,000 and B2 = $2,550,000. 20%
straight-line depreciation is used.
Calculate ROI for each division.
SkillWeave Industries are focused on managing the risk of selling their cars to the region due to economic turmoil, and have now begun using funds from sales in the region to fund supplier purchases from that region to
reduce the risk from the volatile currency. However, SkillWeave want to go a step further and make the risk even less sizeable.
Which of the following is a method by which SkillWeave can operate in the market and transfer the risk of exchange rate exposure to another party?
SkillWeave are an international clothing manufacturer known for their durable and high quality products. Recently their biggest market in the world's premier customs union has had some economic volatility. This has
resulted in the currency of this market being very unstable and difficult to predict in terms of whether it will retain, lose or gain relative value to domestic currency.
Which of the following is an effective risk reduction technique for SkillWeave's clothing sales to this region?
A company is considering investing $680,000 in a machine to manufacture a new product. A consultant has been appointed to advise on the investment and the company is committed to paying $10,000 to the consultant in year 1, even if the project does not go ahead.
300,000 units of the new product will be produced and sold each year. Unit cost and revenue information based on this level of output is as follows.
60% of the overhead cost is variable. Of the remainder, 10% consists of allocated head office overheads.
The selling price will increase by 2% each year in line with inflation, beginning in year 2. Fixed price contracts mean that all unit costs will remain unaltered.
* 100% first year allowance will be available for the purchase of the machinery.
* The taxation rate is 30% of taxable profits, payable in the year after that in which the liability arises.
For the purpose of deciding whether to proceed with the investment, what is the relevant cash flow in year 2?