Posted: June 12th, 2021

Moonbeam company manufactures toasters. for the first 8 months of

E7-3 Moonbeam Company manufactures toasters. For the first 8 months of 2017, the company reported the following operating results while operating at 75% of plant capacity:


Sales (350,000 units)                                                   $4,375,000

Cost of goods sold                                                       2,600,000

Gross profit                                                                 1,775,000

Operating expenses                                                         840,000

Net income                                                                  $ 935,000


Cost of goods sold was 70% variable and 30% fixed; operating expenses were 80% variable and 20% fixed.


In September, Moonbeam Company receives a special order for 15,000 toasters at $7.60 each from Luna Company of Ciudad Juarez. Acceptance of the order would result in an additional $3,000 of shipping costs but no increase in fixed operating expenses.


(a) Prepare an incremental analysis for the special order.

(b) Should Moonbeam Company accept the special order? Why or why not?

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