4. You are the CEO of Valu-Added Industries, Inc. (VAI). Your firm has 10,000 shares of…

4. You are the CEO of Valu-Added Industries, Inc.
(VAI). Your firm has 10,000 shares of common stock outstanding, and
the current price of the stock is $100 per share. There is no debt;
thus, the “market value” balance sheet of VAI looks like:
VAI Market Value Balance Sheet
Assets $1,000,000 Equity $1,000,000
You then discover an opportunity to invest in a new
project that produces positive cash flows with a present value of
$210,000. Your total initial costs for investing and developing
this project are only $110,000. You will raise the necessary
capital for this investment by issuing new equity. All potential
purchasers of your common stock will be fully aware of the
project’s value and cost, and are willing to pay “fair value” for
the new shares of VAI common.
What is the Net Present Value of this project?
How many shares of common stock must be issued (at
what price) to raise the required
capital?
What is the effect of this new project on the value of
the stock of the existing shareholders, if any?