Essays Tagged: "Fixed cost"

Analysing costs, profits and break even point.

to in terms of output, time or product. When we speak of costs in terms of output and time we mean FIXED and VARIABLE costs. Remember fixed costs do not vary with output, whilst variable do. The TOTA ... Remember fixed costs do not vary with output, whilst variable do. The TOTAL costs of a firm are its fixed and variable costs added together. We also need to remember that we borrow something from econ ...

(4 pages) 279 1 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Accounting For Managers

calculating a strategy for net profit. Deal (1999-2003)The break-even point can be expressed:total fixed costsbreak-even point =contribution margin ratiowhereas:Total Fixed costs are the sum of the f ... reak-even point =contribution margin ratiowhereas:Total Fixed costs are the sum of the fixed costs. Fixed costs are those costs that throughout the forecast period, are unaffected by changes in output ...

(12 pages) 507 1 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING: TYPE OF COST INVOLVED IN TAMIN'S FRIED CHICKEN COMPANY

LEARNING ISSUES1. What are the costs that are involved in Tamin's business operations?2. What is Fixed Expenses?3. What is Variable Expenses?4. What is Semi-variable cost?5. What is Break-even volu ... ce his father-in-law.Tamin is also considering in renting a smaller-sized restaurant to save yearly fixed expenses. If he does chose a smaller-sized restaurant, the break-even volume that he needs to ...

(13 pages) 188 0 4.8 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Arctic Insulation: Teaching Commentary

rol uses. What is needed is a flexible budget for the controllable variable costs (Direct Labor), a fixed budget for the controllable non-variable costs (Depot OH) and exclusion of the non-controllabl ... (110/94)Apparently, Indirect Labor doesn't rise much as volume rises. Indirect Labor seems to be a fixed cost. A 20% increase in productivity on a 20% increase in volume implies fixed cost to me. One ...

(8 pages) 139 0 3.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Accounting problem solving about contact selecting

% mark up profit over and above the 60% of direct costs for overheads, it has been assumed that the fixed overheads like rent, salaries etc. have already been covered by the other projects; also depre ... eads like rent, salaries etc. have already been covered by the other projects; also depreciation is fixed every year and no matter what it has to be accounted for. So it has also been covered in the c ...

(9 pages) 139 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Audible Pricing

ng partner(s). As a result of these content acquisition costs combined with other variable and high fixed costs (discussed below), Audible is not currently profitable yet.Variable CostsAnalysis of Aud ... nder "cost of revenue" on Audible's financial statements. We assume these to be variable costs also.Fixed CostsThe four cost centers listed on the financial statements are largely fixed costs. These i ...

(11 pages) 55 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Planning and Budgeting

is means that it costs $.40 per haircut and as such the remaining $11.60 can be used to pay off the fixed costs, after the fixed costs are covered this will provide the profit. The contribution is $11 ... fit. The contribution is $11.60.With this we can now look at the Break Even Point. We are given two fixed costs, staff salary and the rent. These need to be calculated as annual costs.Figure 2. Staff ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Lester Electronics Simulation

evaluated to ensure the merger would achieve economies of scale which result from the spreading of fixed cost across a larger output. Another reason Lester Electronics should merge with Shang-wa Elec ...

(14 pages) 266 0 4.6 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

What is Management accounting?

gers are made then the fewer raw materials will be required.The rent for the building is an item of fixed cost. No matter whether the hamburgers are made is increased or decreased; the rent on the bui ... the next year, and we stay in the relevant range, what would the total annual cost and unit cost of fixed and variable costs?For Q = 6000The Raw Materials cost, because it is variable cost, v is const ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.7 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Ratio Anlysis and Statment Coke vs pepsi

1), is a key attribute in any business. A company with a higher operating system will have a lower fixed cost and a higher margin compared to other companies. This is calculated by the operating inco ... he formula for this ratio is sales divided by inventories. Another important measuring ratio is the Fixed Asset Turnover Ratio; this reveals how effectively the company operates it plants and equipmen ...

(5 pages) 152 0 4.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

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assified as period cost and reclassify as many as possible as product costs. It is meant to convert fixed costs to variable one so that fixed cost that should be incurred this year can be portioned to ... r actual sales accounts don¡¯t exceed the planned amounts, it is proper to cut back discretionary fixed costs like advertising and travel. However, nobody knows how adversely cutting back advertisin ...

(2 pages) 666 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Cost Accounting

assified as period cost and reclassify as many as possible as product costs. It is meant to convert fixed costs to variable one so that fixed cost that should be incurred this year can be portioned to ... sales accounts don¡¯t exceed the planned amounts, it is proper to cut back discretionary fixed costs like advertising and travel. However, nobody knows how adversely cutting back advertisin ...

(2 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Cost Descriptors Memo for MBA 503

used which were introduced in our budget discussion. The "cost descriptor" terms I will define are fixed, variable, semi-variable, direct, indirect, sunk, actual costs and opportunity costs.Fixed Cos ... not vary. These are ongoing costs which remain relatively constant from month to month. Examples of fixed costs are rent, salaries, insurance.For example, our lease costs us $10,500 per month. This co ...

(3 pages) 96 0 3.5 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

BRANDING COMMODITY LIKE ELECTRICITY

harging facilities.Sharing date base of the customers.Insurance cover for shock & fire hazards -fixed cost consumption protocols.Communication systems on the A/c wires -Education of the younger ch ... nsumers there are those who needs are severely constrained by their ability to pay beyond a certain fixed amount. Much like the modern day refill system for mobiles or the older of dropping of coins i ...

(3 pages) 18 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Prisoner of War: Briefly discuss how institutions facilitated the operation of markets in the P.O.W. camp.

lished. Understandably, in camps with high level of institutional organization, there was an almost fixed cost associated with each good, and in less-organized camps where no notice board existed, suc ...

(2 pages) 913 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Cost, Volume, and Profit Formulas

se costs will vary in total directly and proportionately with changes in the activity level.4.Total fixed costs - It is when the cost will remain the same in total regardless of changes in the activit ... e cost will remain the same in total regardless of changes in the activity level. Examples of total fixed costs are: utilities, taxes, depreciation, etc.5.Sale mix - It is the sale of various product ...

(3 pages) 93 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Using Porter's Five Forces Model, evaluate the relative attractiveness of entering the movie rental business.

erally do not buy large volumes of the product. There are only a few operators in the industry. The fixed cost by suppliers is high, but this applies to competitors as well. There is really no legal s ...

(4 pages) 59 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Human Resource and Technological Development in FedEx

of FedEx decreases the price of the services offered by FedEx will increase the prices to cover the fixed cost of the company. The price of FedEx services are affected by the demand of the services of ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jul/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

business and traveling the world

Production and Competition IP 3�Production and CompetitionFirst scenario is Total Fixed Cost is equal to $1MThe Total Variable Cost = $4.4M $4M for wages (50,000 workers x $80 per wo ... $200K times the $25 price which equals $5M subtracted the total cost of $5.4M.The next value Total Fixed Cost is equal to $3M The Total value cost remained at $4.4M and the Actual Value Cost remained ... ual Value Cost remained at $22 so Actual Total Cost is equal to $4.4MTotal value Cost and $3M Total Fixed Cost is then divided by 200,000 units = $37 The worker competence remained at 4 so the profit ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Aug/2012

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Review

osts:a. Variable costs are constant in total even when activity levels change.b. Variable costs are fixed in total but vary on a per unit basis.c. Variable costs on a per-unit basis have an inverse re ... able costs on a per-unit basis have an inverse relationship.d. Variable costs vary in total but are fixed per unit.e. All of the above.6. Which of the following is true about the firm's margin of safe ...

(12 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting