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Break-even sales Molson-Coors Brewing Company (TAP) reported the following operating information for a recent year (in millions): Assume that Molson-Coors sold 120 million barrels of beer during the year, variable costs were 70% of the cost of goods sold and 40% of marketing, general, and administrative expenses, and that the remaining costs are fixed. For the following year, assume that Molson-Coors expects pricing, variable costs per barrel, and fixed costs to remain constant, except that new distribution and general office facilities are expected to increase fixed costs by $100 million. Rounding to the nearest cent: a.Compute the break-even sales (barrels) for the current year. b.Compute the anticipated break-even sales (barrels) for the following year.

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Carl Warren
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Chapter 11, Problem 11.12E
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Break-even sales

Molson-Coors Brewing Company (TAP) reported the following operating information for a recent year (in millions):

Chapter 11, Problem 11.12E, Break-even sales Molson-Coors Brewing Company (TAP) reported the following operating information for
Assume that Molson-Coors sold 120 million barrels of beer during the year, variable costs were 70% of the cost of goods sold and 40% of marketing, general, and administrative expenses, and that the remaining costs are fixed. For the following year, assume that Molson-Coors expects pricing, variable costs per barrel, and fixed costs to remain constant, except that new distribution and general office facilities are expected to increase fixed costs by $100 million.
Rounding to the nearest cent:
a.Compute the break-even sales (barrels) for the current year.
b.Compute the anticipated break-even sales (barrels) for the following year.

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