problem: Briarcrest Condiments is a spice-making firm. Recently, it developed a new process for producing spices. The process requires new machinery that would cost $2,313,519 and have a life of five years and would produce the cash flows shown in the following table.
Year Cash Flow
1 $391,444
2 -239,313
3 885,750
4 848,808
5 671,095
What is the NPV if the discount rate is 12.37 percent? (Enter negative amounts using negative sign e.g. -45.25. Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25.)
NPV is $