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Westerville Company reported the following results from last year’s operations:

Sales
$
2,000,000
Variable expenses
640,000
Contribution margin
1,360,000
Fixed expenses
860,000
Net operating income
$
500,000
Average operating assets
$
1,250,000

This year, the company has a $250,000 investment opportunity with the following cost and revenue characteristics:

Sales
$
400,000
Contribution margin ratio
70
% of sales
Fixed expenses
$
220,000
The company’s minimum required rate of return is 10%.

3.
Assume that Cane expects to produce and sell 94,000 Alphas during the current year. One of Cane’s sales representatives has found a new customer that is willing to buy 24,000 additional Alphas for a price of $136 per unit. If Cane accepts the customer’s offer, how much will its profits increase or decrease?
4.
Assume that Cane expects to produce and sell 104,000 Betas during the current year. One of Cane’s sales representatives has found a new customer that is willing to buy 3,000 additional Betas for a price of $62 per unit. If Cane accepts the customer’s offer, how much will its profits increase or decrease?
7.
If the company pursues the investment opportunity and otherwise performs the same as last year, what margin will it earn this year? (Round your percentage answer to 1 decimal place (i.e .1234 should be entered as 12.3))
10-a.
If Westerville’s chief executive officer will earn a bonus only if her ROI from this year exceeds her ROI from last year, would she pursue the investment opportunity?
No
Yes
10-b.
Would the owners of the company want her to pursue the investment opportunity?
No
Yes
11.
What is last year’s residual income?
12.
What is the residual income of this year’s investment opportunity?
13.
If the company pursues the investment opportunity and otherwise performs the same as last year, what residual income will it earn this year?
14.
If Westerville’s chief executive officer will earn a bonus only if her residual income from this year exceeds her residual income from last year, would she pursue the investment opportunity?
No
Yes
15-a.
Assume that the contribution margin ratio of the investment opportunity was 60% instead of 70%. If Westerville’s Chief Executive Officer will earn a bonus only if her residual income from this year exceeds her residual income from last year, would she pursue the investment opportunity?
Yes
No

15-b.
Would the owners of the company want her to pursue the investment opportunity?
No
Yes
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