Sports-Reps, Inc., represents professional athletes and movie and television stars. The agency had revenue of $12,345,000 last year, with total variable costs of $5,678,700 and fixed costs of $2,192,400. Required: 1. What is the contribution margin ratio for Sports-Reps based on last year’s data? What is the break-even point in sales revenue? 2. What was the margin of safety for Sports-Reps last year? 3. One of Sports-Reps’s agents proposed that the firm begin cultivating high school sports stars around the nation. This proposal is expected to increase revenue by $230,000 per year, with increased fixed costs of $122,500. Is this proposal a good idea? Explain.

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Chapter 16, Problem 14E
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Sports-Reps, Inc., represents professional athletes and movie and television stars. The agency had revenue of $12,345,000 last year, with total variable costs of $5,678,700 and fixed costs of $2,192,400.

Required:

  1. 1. What is the contribution margin ratio for Sports-Reps based on last year’s data? What is the break-even point in sales revenue?
  2. 2. What was the margin of safety for Sports-Reps last year?
  3. 3. One of Sports-Reps’s agents proposed that the firm begin cultivating high school sports stars around the nation. This proposal is expected to increase revenue by $230,000 per year, with increased fixed costs of $122,500. Is this proposal a good idea? Explain.

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