CAPITAL BUDGETING

By the end of Week 3 – select a company, download the most recent copy of the company’s 10-K report (Under Armor), and submit your company choice to your professor for approval.

The parameters for the week 7 project deliverable are as follows.

  • The firm is looking to expand its operations by 10% of the firm’s net property, plant, and equipment. (Calculate this amount by taking 10% of the property, plant, and equipment figure that appears on the firm’s balance sheet.)
  • The estimated life of this new property, plant, and equipment will be 12 years. The salvage value of the equipment will be 5% of the property, plant and equipment’s cost.
  • The annual EBIT for this new project will be 18% of the project’s cost.
  • The company will use the straight-line method to depreciate this equipment. Also assume that there will be no increases in net working capital each year. Use 35% as the tax rate in this project.
  • The hurdle rate for this project will be the WACC that you are able to find on a financial website, such as Gurufocus.com. If you are unable to find the WACC for a company, contact your instructor. He or she will assign you a WACC rate.

Signature Assignment Deliverables

Prepare a narrated PowerPoint presentation that will highlight the following items.

  • Your calculations for the amount of property, plant, and equipment and the annual depreciation for the project
  • Your calculations that convert the project’s EBIT to free cash flow for the 12 years of the project.
  • The following capital budgeting results for the project
    • Net present value
    • Internal rate of return
    • Discounted payback period.
  • Your discussion of the results that you calculated above, including a recommendation for acceptance or rejection of the project

Once again, you may embed your Excel spreadsheets into your document. Be sure to follow APA standards for this project.

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