The B. Bowden Company is evaluating the purchase of a stadium, the B. B. Dome. The stadium would cost Bowden $1 million and would be depreciated for tax purposes using straight-line over twenty years.
It is expected that the stadium will increase B. Bowden revenues by $400,000 per year, but would also increase expenses by $200,000 per year. B. Bowden would be expected to increase its working capital by $20,000 to accomodate the increased investment in ticket accounts receivable. B. Bowden Company intends to sell the stadium to the city after ten years for $600,000.
The marginal tax rate of B. Bowden is 40%. For purposes of identifying the timing of cash flows, consider the purchase to be made at the end of 2000, the first year of operations the year 2001, and the last year of operations the year 2010.
a. calculate the net cash flows for each year 2000 through 2010?
b. if the cost of capital for this project is 10% should b bowden invest in the new stadium ?
c. over what range of cost of capital would this project attractive ? over what range of the cost of the capital would this project be unattractive?