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Textbook Problem

Would a failure to recognize growth options tend to cause a firm’s actual capital budget to be above or below the optimal level? Would your answer be the same for abandonment, timing, and flexibility options? Explain.

Summary Introduction

To discuss: Whether the failures to recognize growth options that tend to cause a firm’s actual capital budget to be below or above the optimal level.

Introduction:

The planning process that is utilized to find the long-term investments of the firm such as a new plant, machinery, replacement of machinery, and research and development worth’s the funding from the firm’s capital is termed as capital budgeting.

The variation between the present value of the cash outflows and the present value of the cash inflows are known as the (NPV) net present value. In capital budgeting, the NPV is utilized to analyze the profitability of a project or investment.

Growth option exists when the investment creates an opportunity to make profitable investments.

Explanation

Determine whether the failures to recognize growth options that tend to cause a firm’s actual capital budget to be below or above the optimal level:

The failure to identify a growth option denotes that a particular project will have a negative NPV even though an embedded growth option’s consideration will cause the NPV to become positive...

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