Test Bank For Financial Management 14th Edition By Brigham

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Test Bank For Financial Management 14th Edition By Brigham

CHAPTER 1—AN OVERVIEW OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND THE FINANCIAL ENVIRONMENT

TRUE/FALSE

  1. The form of organization for a business is not an important issue, as this decision has very little effect on the income and wealth of the firm’s owners.

ANS:  F                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Firm organization                           KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. The major advantage of a regular partnership or a corporation as a form of business organization is the fact that both offer their owners limited liability, whereas proprietorships do not.

ANS:  F                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Firm organization                           KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. There are three primary disadvantages of a regular partnership: (1) unlimited liability, (2) limited life of the organization, and (3) difficulty of transferring ownership. These combine to make it difficult for partnerships to attract large amounts of capital and thus to grow to a very large size.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Partnership     KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. Two disadvantages of a proprietorship are (1) the relative difficulty of raising new capital and (2) the owner’s unlimited personal liability for the business’ debts.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Proprietorship                                           KEY:   Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. One key value of limited liability is that it lowers owners’ risks and thereby enhances a firm’s value.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Limited liability                              KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. If a firm’s goal is to maximize its earnings per share, this is the best way to maximize the price of the common stock and thus shareholders’ wealth.

ANS:  F                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-3          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Value maximization                       KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. If Firm A’s business is to obtain savings from individuals and then invest them in financial assets issued by other firms or individuals, Firm A is a financial intermediary.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-4          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Financial intermediaries                  KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. If an individual investor buys or sells a currently outstanding stock through a broker, this is a primary market transaction.

ANS:  F                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-8          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Financial markets, institutions, and interest rates  LOC:  TBA

TOP:   Financial markets                           KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. Recently, Hale Corporation announced the sale of 2.5 million newly issued shares of its stock at a price of $21 per share. Hale sold the stock to an investment banker, who in turn sold it to individual and institutional investors. This is a primary market transaction.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-8          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Financial markets, institutions, and interest rates  LOC:  TBA

TOP:   Financial markets                           KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. One of the functions of NYSE specialists is to facilitate trading by keeping an inventory of shares of the stocks in which they specialize, buying when investors want to sell and selling when they want to buy. They change the bid and ask prices of the securities so as to keep supply and demand in balance.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-11        NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Financial markets, institutions, and interest rates  LOC:  TBA

TOP:   Stock market transactions               KEY:  Bloom’s: Knowledge

 

  1. The disadvantages associated with a proprietorship are similar to those under a partnership. One exception relates to the more formal nature of the partnership agreement and the commitment of all partners’ personal assets. As a result, partnerships do not have difficulty raising large amounts of capital.

ANS:  F                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Moderate

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Partnership     KEY:  Bloom’s: Comprehension

 

  1. The facts that a proprietorship, as a business, pays no corporate income tax, and that it is easily and inexpensively formed, are two key advantages to that form of business.

ANS:  T                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Moderate

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Proprietorship                                           KEY:   Bloom’s: Comprehension

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE

 

  1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
a. One of the disadvantages of incorporating a business is that the owners then become subject to liabilities in the event the firm goes bankrupt.
b. Sole proprietorships are subject to more regulations than corporations.
c. In any type of partnership, every partner has the same rights, privileges, and liability exposure as every other partner.
d. Sole proprietorships and partnerships generally have a tax advantage over many corporations, especially large ones.
e. Corporations of all types are subject to the corporate income tax.

ANS:  D

Sole proprietorships and partnerships pay personal income tax, but they avoid the corporate income tax. Small corporations that meet certain requirements can elect to be classified as S Corporations, and then the business is taxed as a partnership.

PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy                              OBJ:   LO: 1-2

NAT:  BUSPROG: Analytic

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Firm organization                           KEY:  Bloom’s: Comprehension

MSC:  TYPE: Multiple Choice: Conceptual

 

  1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
a. One of the disadvantages of a sole proprietorship is that the proprietor is exposed to unlimited liability.
b. It is generally easier to transfer one’s ownership interest in a partnership than in a corporation.
c. One of the advantages of the corporate form of organization is that it avoids double taxation.
d. One of the advantages of a corporation from a social standpoint is that every stockholder has equal voting rights, i.e., “one person, one vote.”
e. Corporations of all types are subject to the corporate income tax.

ANS:  A                    PTS:   1                    DIF:    Difficulty: Easy

OBJ:   LO: 1-2          NAT:  BUSPROG: Analytic

STA:   DISC: Goals of the firm, role of finance, and analysis of public information

LOC:  TBA               TOP:   Firm organization                           KEY:  Bloom’s: Comprehension

MSC:  TYPE: Multiple Choice: Conceptual

 

  1. Which of the following statements is CORRECT?
a. It is generally more expensive to form a proprietorship than a corporation because, with a proprietorship, extensive legal documents are required.
b. Corporations face fewer regulations than sole proprietorships.
c. One disadvantage of operating a business as a sole proprietorship is that the firm is subject to double taxation, at both the firm level and the owner level.
d. One advantage of forming a corporation is that equity investors are usually exposed to less liability than in a regular partnership.
e. If a regular partnership goes bankrupt, each partner is exposed to liabilities only up to the amount of his or her investment in the business.

ANS:  D

Corporations have limited liability; however, they face more regulations than the other forms of organization.

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