Quantitative Problem – CH 11

I need an explanation for this Accounting question to help me study.

Bellinger Industries is considering two projects for inclusion in its capital budget, and you have been asked to do the analysis. Both projects’ after-tax cash flows are shown on the time line below. Depreciation, salvage values, net operating working capital requirements, and tax effects are all included in these cash flows. Both projects have 4-year lives, and they have risk characteristics similar to the firm’s average project. Bellinger’s WACC is 9%.

0 1 2 3 4








Project A -1,120 690 320 250 300
Project B -1,120 290 255 400 750

What is Project A’s NPV? Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to the nearest cent.

$


What is Project B’s NPV? Do not round intermediate calculations. Round your answer to the nearest cent.

$


If the projects were independent, which project(s) would be accepted?


Neither, Project A, Project B, or both project A & B

If the projects were mutually exclusive, which project(s) would be accepted?


Neither, Project A, Project B, or both project A & B