Acc400 Accounting for Decision Making: E26.8 Pack & Carry is debating whether to invest

Acc400 Accounting for Decision Making
Week 5 Assignment

E26.8 Analyzing a Capital Investment Proposal
Pack & Carry is debating whether to invest in new equipment to manufacture a line of high quality luggage. The new equipment would cost $1,728,125, with an estimated five-year life and no salvage value. The estimated annual operating results with the new equipment are as follows:
Revenue from sales of new luggage 800,000
Expenses other than depreciation 306,250
Depreciation (straight-line basis) 345,625 651,875
Increase in net income from the new line 148,125
All revenue from the new luggage line and all expenses (except depreciation) will be received or paid in cash in the same period as recognized for accounting purposes. You are to compute the following for the investment in the new equipment to produce the new luggage line:

a. Annual cash flows.
b. Payback period.
c. Return on average investment.
d. Total present value of the expected future annual cash inflows, discounted at an annual rate of 10 percent.
e. Net present value of the proposed investment discounted at 10 percent.
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