Vaughn Corp

Vaughn Corporation had net operating income of $380,000 and average operating assets of $2,000,000. The corporation requires a return on investment of 18%. Show all calculations supporting your responses!

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a.Calculate the company's return on investment (ROI) and residual income (RI).

b.Vaughn Corporation is considering an investment of $70,000 in a project that will generate annual net operating income of $12,950. Would it be in the best interests of the company to make this investment?

c.Vaughn Corporation is considering an investment of $70,000 in a project that will generate annual net operating income of $12,950. If the division planning to make the investment currently has a return on investment of 20% and its manager is evaluated based on the division's ROI, will the division manager be inclined to request funds to make this investment?

d.Vaughn Corporation is considering an investment of $70,000 in a project that will generate annual net operating income of $12,950. If the division planning to make the investment currently has a residual income of $50,000 and its manager is evaluated based on the division's residual income, will the division manager be inclined to request funds to make this investment?

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...income of $12,950. Would it be in the best interests of the company to make this investment?

ROI=12950/70000=18.50%
ROI on new investment is higher than required rate of return. However it is less than current ROI. They can go for it.

c.Vaughn Corporation is considering an investment of $70,000 in a project that will generate annual net operating income of $12,950. If the division planning to make the investment currently has a return on investment of 20% and its manager is evaluated ...