Chapter 17, Problem 9P

### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250

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### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250
Textbook Problem

# SALES INCREASE Paladin Furnishings generated $4 million in sales during 2018, and its year-end total assets were$3.2 million. Also, at year-end 2018, current liabilities were $500,000, consisting of$200,000 of notes payable, $200,000 of accounts payable, and$100,000 of accrued liabilities. Looking ahead to 2019, the company estimates that its assets must increase by $0.80 for every$1.00 increase in sales. Paladin's profit margin is 3%, and its retention ratio is 50% How large of a sales increase can the company achieve without having to raise funds externally?

Summary Introduction

To Determine: The increase in sales.

Introduction: AFN is abbreviated as additional funds needed, is the measure of cash an organization must raise from outer sources to back the expansion in assets necessary to help expanded level of sales. It is additionally called as external financing needed (EFN).

Explanation

Determine the change in sales

AFN=[(A0*S0)ĆĪSā(L0*S0)ĆĪSā(MĆS1ĆRR)]$0=[(0.8)ĆĪSā($300,000$4,000,000)ĆĪSā(3%ĆS1Ć50%)]$0=[(0.8ĆĪS)ā(0.075ĆĪS)ā(0.015ĆS1)]$0=[(0.725ĆĪS)ā(0.015ĆS1)]$0=[(0.725Ć(S1āS0))ā(0.015ĆS1)]$0=[(0.725Ć(S1ā$4,000,000))ā(0

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