Question

The new CEO of Roile Manufacturing has asked for a variety of information about the operations of the firm from last year. The CEO is given the following information, but with some data missing:
Total sales revenue ............................................ ?
Number of units produced and sold ........................ 500,000 units
Selling price .................................................... ?
Operating income ............................................. $225,000
Total investment in assets ....................................$2,500,000
Variable cost per unit ......................................... $2.50
Fixed costs for the year ....................................... $3,250,000
Required
1. Find
(a) Total sales revenue,
(b) Selling price,
(c) Rate of return on investment,
(d) Markup percentage on full cost for this product.
2. The new CEO has a plan to reduce fixed costs by $250,000 and variable costs by $0.50 per unit. Using the same markup percentage as in requirement 1, calculate the new selling price.
3. Assume the CEO institutes the changes in requirement 2 including the new selling price, expecting to sell more units of product because of the lower price. However, the reduction an variable cost has resulted in lower product quality leading to 10% fewer units being sold compared to before the change. Calculate operating income (loss).


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