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You will assume that you still work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company is considering a capital investment in a new machine and you are in charge of making a recommendation on the purchase based on (1) a given rate of return of 15% (Task 4) and (2) the firm’s cost of capital (Task 5).

Task 4. Capital Budgeting for a New Machine

A few months have now passed and AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is considering the purchase on a new machine that will increase the production of a special component significantly. The anticipated cash flows for the project are as follows:

Year 1 $1,100,000

Year 2 $1,450,000

Year 3 $1,300,000

Year 4 $950,000

You have now been tasked with providing a recommendation for the project based on the results of a Net Present Value Analysis. Assuming that the required rate of return is 15% and the initial cost of the machine is $3,000,000.

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|Required rate| | |15% | | |

|of return | | | | | |

|Year |Cash Flow | | | | |

|1 | $ 1,100,000 | | | | |

|3 | $ 1,300,000 | | | | |

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...Course Project – Part I Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank APR Number of Times Compounded Nation’s First Prime Rate + 5.75% Quarterly Regions Best 9.0% Monthly 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from Nation’s First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two......

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...Course Project – Part I Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank APR Number of Times Compounded National First Prime Rate + 6.75% Semiannually Regions Best 13.17 Monthly 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two...

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...Course Project – Part I Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank APR Number of Times Compounded National First Prime Rate + 6.75% Semiannually Regions Best 13.17 Monthly 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two...

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...Course Project Part II Introduction You will assume that you still work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company is considering a capital investment in a new machine and you are in charge of making a recommendation on the purchase based on (1) a given rate of return of 15% (Task 4) and (2) the firm’s cost of capital (Task 5). Task 4. Capital Budgeting for a New Machine A few months have now passed and AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is considering the purchase on a new machine that will increase the production of a special component significantly. The anticipated cash flows for the project are as follows: Year 1 $1,100,000 Year 2 $1,450,000 Year 3 $1,300,000 Year 4 $950,000 You have now been tasked with providing a recommendation for the project based on the results of a Net Present Value Analysis. Assuming that the required rate of return is 15% and the initial cost of the machine is $3,000,000. 1. What is the project’s IRR? (10 pts) 2. What is the project’s NPV? (15 pts) 3. Should the company accept this project and why (or why not)? (5 pts) 4. Explain how depreciation will affect the present value of the project. (10 pts) 5. Provide examples of at least one of the following as it relates to the project: (5 pts each) a. Sunk Cost b. Opportunity cost c. Erosion 6. Explain how you would conduct a scenario and sensitivity analysis of the project. What would be some......

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...Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank APR Number of Times Compounded National First Prime Rate + 6.75% Semiannually Regions Best 13.17 Monthly 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two banks? Hint for National...

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...Course Project – Part I Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. ￼￼￼ 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two banks? Hint for National Bank: Go to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board’s website (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/)....

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...Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two banks? Hint for National Bank: Go to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board’s website (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/). Select “Interest Rates” and then “Prime Bank Loan Rate”. Use the latest MPRIME. Show your calculations. (15 pts) Regions Best (1+ .1317/12)^12 -1 =0.14 EAR = 14% National First (1+ (6.75+3.25)/2)^2 -1 =.1025 EAR = 10.25% 2. Based on your calculations above, which of the two banks would you recommend and why? Explain your rationale. (15 pts) Based on my calculations I would choose the National First loan because the EAR is only 10.25%. The EAR for the Regions Best loan is 14%. The ideal EAR for the company would be the smallest rate. 3. Parts, Inc. has decided to take a $6,950,000 loan being offered by Regions Best at 8.6% APR for 5 years. What is the monthly payment amount on this loan? Do you agree with this decision? Explain your rationale. (20 pts) Using the PVA equation: PVA = C({1 – [1/(1 + r)]t } / r) $6,950,000 = $C[1 – {1 / [1 + (.086/12)]60} / (.086/12)] Solving for the payment, I got: C = $6,950,00 / 48.62687 C = $142,925 By taking a smaller amount loan will save them money that they will need to pay back in the end. If they don’t borrow enough they may end up closing because they ran out of money to get their feet off the......

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...Course Project Part II Busn379 AirJet Best Parts Financial Analysis A financial decision for the purchase of new equipment will be based on the projects IRR and NVP. Below I have included the IRR and NPV to help assist in the financial decisions for the project. Capital budgeting for a new machine 1.) The IRR is 22.38% 2.) The NVP is $450,867.00 NVP formula is as followed: Year 1 = 1100000/(1+0.15)^1 = 1100000/1.15 = 956521.74 Year 2 = 1450000/(1+0.15)^2 = 1450000/1.3225 = 1096408.32 Year 3 = 1300000/(1+0.15)^3 = 1300000/1.52087 = 854771.1 Year 4 = 950000/(1+0.15)^4 = 950000/1.74901 = 543165.58 Year Cash flow x15% Present Value 1 1,100,000 0.8696 $956,522 2 1,450,000 0.7561 $1,096,408 3 1,300,000 0.6575 $854,771 4 950,000 0.5718 $543,166 Total (3,000,000) NVP $450,867.00 3.) In my opinion the company should accept the project based on the financial gain of the project. 4.) Depreciation can have varying affects on different projects. In the case of this project depreciation would actually be a positive thing. Deprecation in an accounting income typically does not reduce cash flows. In fact, they can have a significant positive impact on cash flows, if they affect the tax liability of the firm. In this case it would be positive for the company because it would save on taxes while increasing present value. 5.) Examples as related to the project: a. Sunk cost- A cost that cannot be recovered because the funds......

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...Air Jet Best Parts, Inc. Financial Analysis Task 1: Financing $8,000,000.00 for new factory in Mexico 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two banks? Hint for National Bank: Go to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board’s website (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/). Select “Interest Rates” and then “Prime Bank Loan Rate”. Use the latest MPRIME. Show your calculations. a. National First Bank: 3.25%(prime rate) + 6.75% =10% compounded semiannually .10/2 = 0.05 =5% semiannually 1 x 1.05^2 = 1.1025 Effective Annual Rate = 10.25% b. Regions Best Bank: 13.17% monthly .1317/12= 0.010975 = 1.0975% monthly 1 x 1.010975^12 = 1.139948 Effective Annual Rate = 13.99% 2. Based on your calculations above, which of the two banks would you recommend and why? Explain your rationale. Based on the above calculations I would have to recommend Air Jet Best Parts, Inc. secure financing with National First Bank. Based on the effective annual rate the amount of interest that Air Jet would pay is significantly less than obtaining a loan from Regions Best Bank. Also, the fact that National First Bank’s interest is compounded semi-annually, helps as well. 3. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. has decided to take a $6,950,000 loan being offered by Regions Best at 8.6% APR for 5 years. What is the monthly payment amount on this loan? Do you agree with this decision? Explain your......

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...The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank APR Number of Times Compounded National First Prime Rate + 6.75% Semiannually Regions Best 13.17 Monthly 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two banks? Hint for National Bank: Go to the St....

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...Course Project Part II Introduction You will assume that you still work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company is considering a capital investment in a new machine and you are in charge of making a recommendation on the purchase based on (1) a given rate of return of 15% (Task 4) and (2) the firm’s cost of capital (Task 5). Task 4. Capital Budgeting for a New Machine A few months have now passed and AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is considering the purchase on a new machine that will increase the production of a special component significantly. The anticipated cash flows for the project are as follows: Year 1 $1,100,000 Year 2 $1,450,000 Year 3 $1,300,000 Year 4 $950,000 You have now been tasked with providing a recommendation for the project based on the results of a Net Present Value Analysis. Assuming that the required rate of return is 15% and the initial cost of the machine is $3,000,000. 1. What is the project’s IRR? (10 pts) 2. What is the project’s NPV? (15 pts) 3. Should the company accept this project and why (or why not)? (5 pts) 4. Explain how depreciation will affect the present value of the project. (10 pts) 5. Provide examples of at least one of the following as it relates to the project: (5 pts each) a. Sunk Cost b. Opportunity cost c. Erosion 6. Explain how you would conduct a scenario and sensitivity analysis of the project. What would be some project-specific risks and market risks related to...

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...Course Project – Part I Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank APR Number of Times Compounded National First Prime Rate + 6.75% Semiannually Regions Best 13.17 Monthly 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two...

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...Course Project – Part I Introduction The Course Project is an opportunity for you to apply concepts learned to a real-life simulation experience. Throughout the Course Project, you will assume that you work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The Course Project is provided in two parts as follows: Part I – In Part I, you work with AirJet Best Parts, Inc. staff to identify the best loan options, as well as to valuate stocks and bonds. Part II – In Part II, you will provide the company with a recommendation for purchasing a new machine. You will base your recommendation on the Net Present Value (NPV) of the capital investment project using the cost of capital (WACC) as your discount rate. About AirJet Best Parts, Inc. AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is a company dedicated to the design and manufacturing of aviation and airplane technologies and parts. The company has commercial and military clients worldwide. Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank | APR | Number of Times Compounded | National First | Prime Rate + 6.75% | Semiannually | Regions Best | 13.17 | Monthly | 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what......

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...AirJet Best Part, Inc. DeVry University BUSN-379 TABLE OF CONTENTS Assessing Loan Options Calculating EAR 3 Bank Recommendation 3 Regions Best Loan Option 4 Evaluating Competitor’s Stock Boeing 5 Current Stock & Dividend 5 Growth Rate 5 Current Share Price of AirJet Best Parts 5 Preferred Stock or Current Stock 5 Increased Dividends Scenario 5 Bond Evaluation New Coupon Rate 6 Difference between Coupon Rate & YTM 6 Riskiness of Bonds 6 Positive & Negative Covenants of Bonds 6 Loan Amortization Tables Regions Best 7 National First 9 References 10 Course Project Part 1 Task 1: Assessing loan options for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company needs to finance $8,000,000 for a new factory in Mexico. The funds will be obtained through a commercial loan and by issuing corporate bonds. Here is some of the information regarding the APRs offered by two well-known commercial banks. Bank | APR | Number of Times Compounded | National First | Prime Rate + 6.75% | Semiannually | Regions Best | 13.17 | Monthly | 1. Assuming that AirJet Parts, Inc. is considering loans from National First and Regions Best, what are the EARs for these two banks? Hint for National Bank: Go to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board’s website......

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...Course Project Part II Introduction You will assume that you still work as a financial analyst for AirJet Best Parts, Inc. The company is considering a capital investment in a new machine and you are in charge of making a recommendation on the purchase based on (1) a given rate of return of 15% (Task 4) and (2) the firm’s cost of capital (Task 5). Task 4. Capital Budgeting for a New Machine A few months have now passed and AirJet Best Parts, Inc. is considering the purchase on a new machine that will increase the production of a special component significantly. The anticipated cash flows for the project are as follows: Year 1 $1,100,000 Year 2 $1,450,000 Year 3 $1,300,000 Year 4 $950,000 You have now been tasked with providing a recommendation for the project based on the results of a Net Present Value Analysis. Assuming that the required rate of return is 15% and the initial cost of the machine is $3,000,000. 1. What is the project’s IRR? (10 pts) 2. What is the project’s NPV? (15 pts) 3. Should the company accept this project and why (or why not)? (5 pts) 4. Explain how depreciation will affect the present value of the project. (10 pts) 5. Provide examples of at least one of the following as it relates to the project: (5 pts each) a. Sunk Cost b. Opportunity cost c. Erosion 6. Explain how you would conduct a scenario and sensitivity analysis of the project. What would be some......

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