ACC501 Assignment 2 Fall 2023 – Assignments – Solution VU

ACC501 Assignment 2 Fall 2023 – Assignments – Solution VU

ACC501 Assignment 2 Fall 2023

Due Date: 09 February 2023


After attempting this assignment whole-heartedly, the students would be able to:

  • Apply different capital budgeting techniques (NPV and Payback Period).
  • Make decisions based on the results of the NPV and Payback



Haji Textile Mill (Pvt.) Limited is a vertical unit that is involved in the manufacturing and export of high quality fabric. Owing to the country’s electricity crises and unfavorable textile policies by the past governments, the mill is facing difficulties in running its operations smoothly. However, recently the government has announced a new textile policy which is expected to affect the textile sector positively. To reap benefits from the new government policy, Haji textile is planning to enhance its yarn production while installing a new plant. For that purpose, the management is considering two mutually exclusive proposals. Following are the estimates of the initial investment and the associated cash inflows on the proposals:




Proposal A

Proposal B

Cash Flows

—– Rupees —-

Initial Cash Outflows



Year-end Cash Inflows 1














For this investment, the benchmark payback period and the required rate of return are set at four

  • years and 10% respectively. To evaluate feasibility of these proposals, you are required to:

a) Calculate Payback periods for both the proposals (1.5 * 2 Marks)

b) Calculate NPV for both projects (2.5 * 2 Marks)

c) Based upon payback period and NPV calculated above, suggest which project is more suitable to opt. (provide reason as it contain marks) (2 Marks)


(Note: You must show complete working/calculation in each of the required parts)

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