Marginal Cost Benefit Analysis And The Goal Of The Firm Ken Allen Capital Budge

“Marginal cost-benefit analysis and the goal of the firm. Ken Allen,capital budgeting analyst for Bally Gear, Inc., has been asked to evaluate a proposal. The manager of the automotive division believes that replacing the robotics used on the heavy truck gear line will produce total benefits of $560,000 (in today’s dollars) over the next 5 years. The existing robotics would produce benefits of $400,000 (also in today’s dollars) over that same time period. An initial cash investment of $220,000 would be required to install the new equipment. The manager estimates that the existing robotics can be sold for $70,000. Show how Ken will apply marginal cost-benefit analysis techniques to determine the following: a. What factors besides the costs and benefits should be considered before the final decision is made?

Benefits with new truck gear lineLess: Benefit from old robiticsCost addedCost of investmentLess: sale of old equipmentCostNet Benefit/Cost $50,000.00$400,000.00-$350,000.00$220,000.00…