1) XYZ Corp. Management will spend cash flows of $350,384, $564,556, $892,486, $818,400, $1,239,644, and $1,617,848 in research and development over next six years. If suitable interest rate is 9.21 percent, find the future value of these investment cash flows six years from today?
2) You wrote the portion of software which does the better job of permitting computers to network than any other program designed for this reason. A large networking company wishes to incorporate your software into their systems and is offering to pay you $495,000 today, plus $495,000 at the end of each of the given six years for permission to do this. If suitable interest rate is 7 percent, determine present value of cash flow stream that company is giving you?
3) Barbara is considering spending in the stock and is aware that return on that investment is mainly sensitive to how economy is performing. Her studies propose which four states of economy can affect return on the investment. By using table of returns and probabilities below, determine the expected return on Barbara’s investment?
Probability Return
Boom 0.4 25.00%
Good 0.2 15.00%
Level 0.2 10.00%
Slump 0.2 -5.00%
Find the standard deviation of return on Barbara's investment?