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## What are the steps of capital investment analysis?

There are several capital budgeting analysis methods that can be used to determine the economic feasibility of a capital investment. They include **the Payback Period, Discounted Payment Period, Net Present Value, Proﬁtability Index, Internal Rate of Return, and Modiﬁed Internal Rate of Return**.

## What is a capital investment analysis?

Capital investment analysis is **a budgeting procedure that companies and government agencies use to assess the potential profitability of a long-term investment**. Capital investment analysis assesses long-term investments, which might include fixed assets such as equipment, machinery, or real estate.

## What are the four popular methods of analyzing potential capital investments?

The four methods for capital budgeting analysis—**payback period, accounting rate of return, net present value, and internal rate of return**—all have their strengths and weaknesses, which are discussed as follows.

## What is the capital investment process?

Capital investment is **the procurement of money by a company in order to further its business goals and objectives**. The term can also refer to a company’s acquisition of long-term assets such as real estate, manufacturing plants and machinery.

## What are the three steps in investment analysis?

**Terms in this set (6)**

- Identify the investment opportunity. …
- Determine whether the project will generate greater profits than other alternative opportunities (based on expected cash flows related to investment, taking timing into consideration)
- Assess whether the expected return can compensate for the risks.

## Which of the following are factors in capital investment analysis?

Various factors complicate capital investment analysis. They are **Income tax, proposals with unequal lives, Leasing versus purchasing, Uncertainty, Changes in price levels**, Qualitative considerations.

## What are the three methods of financial analysis for capital expenditures?

Three cash flow/discount rate methods can be used when conducting capital budgeting financial analyses: **the net operating cash flow method, the net cash flow to investors method, and the net cash flow to equity holders method.**

## What are the types of capital investment?

The four major types of capital include **working capital, debt, equity, and trading capital**. Trading capital is used by brokerages and other financial institutions.

## What are the steps in the capital budgeting process?

**The capital budgeting process consists of five steps:**

- Identify and evaluate potential opportunities. The process begins by exploring available opportunities. …
- Estimate operating and implementation costs. …
- Estimate cash flow or benefit. …
- Assess risk. …
- Implement.

## What are the six steps in the capital budgeting process?

The process of Capital Budgeting may be divided into six broad phases/steps, viz., **planning or idea generation, evaluation or analysis, selection, financing, execution or implementation and review**.

## How do you analyze an investment project?

**4 ways to assess an investment in a major project**

- Payback period analysis. The payback period measures the amount of time it will take to recoup, in the form of net cash inflows, the net initial investment in a project. …
- Accounting rate of return. …
- Net present value. …
- Internal rate of return.