Companies invest in expansion projects with the expectation of increasing the earnings of its business. Consider the case of Blue Llama Mining: Blue Llama Mining

Companies invest in expansion projects with the expectation of increasing the earnings of its business. Consider the case of Blue Llama Mining: Blue Llama Mining is considering an investment that will have the following sales, variable costs, and fixed operating costs: Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Unit sales (units) 3,500 4,000 4,200 4,250 Sales price $38.50 $39.88 $40.15 $41.55 Variable cost per unit $22.34 $22.85 $23.67 $23.87 Fixed operating costs except depreciation $37,000 $37,500 $38,120 $39,560 Accelerated depreciation rate 33% 45% 15% 7% This project will require an investment of $25,000 in new equipment. The equipment will have no salvage value at the end of the project’s four-year life. Blue Llama Mining pays a constant tax rate of 40%, and it has a required rate of return of 11%. When using accelerated depreciation, the project’s net present value (NPV) is $36,373 When using straight-line depreciation, the project’s NPV is $35,945 No other firm would take on this project if Blue Llama Mining turns it down. How much should Blue Llama Mining reduce the NPV of this project if it discovered that this project would reduce one of its division’s net after-tax cash flows by $400 for each year of the four-year project? Choose one A- $931 B- $1,055 C- $745 D- $1,241 The project will require an initial investment of $25,000, but the project will also be using a company-owned truck that is not currently being used. This truck could be sold for $18,000, after taxes, if the project is rejected. What should Blue Llama Mining do to take this information into account? CHOOSE ONE A- The company does not need to do anything with the value of the truck because the truck is a sunk cost. B- Increase the amount of the initial investment by $18,000. C-Increase the NPV of the project by $18,000. answer if it’s A,B,C, or D in part one and if it’s A,B or C in part two

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