Acc505 Managerial Accounting: (TCO D) Manning Co. manufactures and sells trophies for winners

Acc505 Managerial Accounting
Week 6

(TCO D) Manning Co. manufactures and sells trophies for winners of athletic and other events. Its manufacturing plant has the capacity to produce 18,000 trophies each month; current monthly production is 15,300 trophies. The company normally charges $141 per trophy. Cost data for the current level of production are shown below.

Variable Costs
Direct Materials $948,600
Direct Labor $290,700
Selling and Administrative $41,300
Fixed Costs
Manufacturing $579,870
Selling and Administrative $134,640

The company has just received a special one-time order for 900 trophies at $73 each. For this particular order, no variable selling and administrative costs would be incurred. This order would also have no effect on fixed costs.

Required:
Should the company accept this special order? Why?

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