time value of money
posted by nabeela .
The ABC Computer Corporation is considering an increase in its annual
advertising expenditure from $10 million to $15 million for a five-year
period(i-e. in years 1 to 5. The marketing department estimates that the
increased advertising will increase profits by $4 million in years 3 to 7 and by
$3 million in years 8 to 10, after which profits will return to the level they
were at prior to the new program. if the firm uses discount rate of 10 percent,
will the proposed advertising program increase shareholder value?