Budgeting and Forecasting Cutting Edge-Landscaping

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Cutting Edge-Landscaping
Budget Proposal
For
2011-2014

BUSN-278
Fall
Professor Eric Teel
DeVry University

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Table of Contents

Section | Title | Subsection | Title | Page Number | 1.0 | Executive Summary | | | 4 | 2.0 | Sales Forecast | | | 4 | | | 2.1 | Sales Forecast | 5 | | | 2.2 | Methods and Assumptions | 5 | 3.0 | Capital Expenditure Budget | | | | 4.0 | Investment Analysis | | | | | | 4.1 | Cash Flows | | | | 4.2 | NPV Analysis | | | | 4.3 | Rate of Return Calculations | | | | 4.4 | Payback Period Calculations | | 5.0 | Pro Forma Financial Statements | | | | | | 5.1 | Pro Forma Income Statement | | | | 5.2 |
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As our company begins to make a name for ourselves, The Cutting Edge-Landscaping intentions are to obtain 100 homes on a route with most of the home owners that are retirees and or who are in the mist of retiring. * 2.0 Sales Forecast
2.0 Sales Forecast

* * Forecasting is an impartial strategic ingredient that will ensure apt base for reputable planning. Our forecast is always the first step in developing plans in running the business along with our future plans of growth strategies. With this tool, we are able to anticipate our sales within reason that then can allow for us to control our costs in conjunction with inventory which will then help us to enhance our customer service. Sales forecasting is a vital strategic tactic in our company’s methodology.
2.1 Sales Forecast * | * Year 1 | * Year 2 | * Year 3 | * Year 4 | * Year 5 | * Sales | * 42,000.00 | * | * | * | * | * If we surmise that the company’s specialist’s predictions of 4% on market growth along with renewing current and or adding more customer contracts then the profits should be as follows: * Year 1 sales = $42,000.00 * (Slideshare, 2014) * Our company’s sales forecast has been based on performance from previous years along with market circumstances. We are looking at the future of the business objectively which we then can evaluate past to

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