Challenge Question: 1,,1. For an outlay of $8 million you can purchase a tanker load of bucolic acid delivered in,Rotterdam one year hence. Unfortunately the net cash flow from selling the tanker load,will be very sensitive to the growth rate of the world economy:,,Slump Normal Boom,$8 million $12 million $16 million,,a. What is the expected cash flow? Assume the three outcomes for the economy are,equally likely.,,,b. What is the expected rate of return on the investment in the project?,,,,c. One share of stock Z is selling for $10. The stock has the following payoffs after,one year:,Slump Normal Boom,$8 $12 $16,Calculate the expected rate of return offered by stock Z. Explain why this is the opportunity cost of capital for your bucolic acid project.,,,,d. Calculate the project’s NPV. Is the project a good investment? Explain why.,
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