Acc560 Managerial Accounting: P10-5A Dinkle Manufacturing Company manufactures a variety of tools

Acc560 Managerial Accounting
P10-5A
Dinkle Manufacturing Company manufactures a variety of tools and industrial equipment. The company operates through three divisions. Each division is an investment center. Operating data for the Home Division for the year ended December 31, 2010, and relevant budget data are as follows.
Actual Comparison w/ Budget
Sales 1,500,000 100,000 favorable
Variable cost of goods sold 700,000 60,000 unfavorable
Variable selling and administrative expenses 125,000 25,000 unfavorable
Controllable fixed cost of goods sold 170,000
On target Controllable fixed selling and administrative expenses 80,000
On target Average operating assets for the year for the Home Division were $2,500,000 which was also the budgeted amount.

Instructions:
a. Prepare a responsibility report for the Home Division. (If answer is zero, please enter 0. Do not leave any fields blank.)
b. Evaluate the manager's performance. Which items will likely be investigated by top management?
c. Compute the expected ROI in 2009 for the Home Division, assuming the following independent changes to actual data. (Round answers to 1 decimal place, e.g. 10.5.)
1. Variable cost of goods sold is decreased by 6%.
2. Average operating assets are decreased by 10%.
3. Sales are increased by $200,000, and this increase is expected to increase contribution margin by $90,000.
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