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FIN 200 Week 5 Lear, Inc., has $800,000 in current assets, $350,000 of which are considered permanent

 

FIN 200 WEEK 5

 

Introduction to Finance: Harvesting the Money Tree Axia College of University of Phoenix (UoP)

 

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Assignment: Alternative Financing Plans

Resource: Ch. 6 of Foundations of Financial Management


Complete Problem 14 on p. 184.

 

Lear, Inc., has $800,000 in current assets, $350,000 of which are considered permanent current assets. In addition, the firm has $600,000 invested in fixed assets.


a.
Lear wishes to finance all fixed assets and half of its permanent current assets with long-term financing costing 10 percent. Short-term financing currently costs 5 percent. Lear’s earnings before interest and taxes are $200,000. Determine Lear’s earnings after taxes under this financing plan. The tax rate is 30 percent.

b. As an alternative, Lear might wish to finance all fixed assets and permanent current assets plus half of its temporary current assets with long-term financing. The same interest rates apply as in part a. Earnings before interest and taxes will be $200,000. What will be Lear’s earnings after taxes? The tax rate is 30 percent.

c. What are some of the risks and cost considerations associated with each of these alternative financing strategies?


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a. Lear wishes to finance all fixed assets and hal
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