Bangor Medical Supplies Is A Retailer Of Home Medical Equipment

Bangor Medical Supplies is a retailer of home medical equipment. Last year, Bangor’s sales revenues totaled $6,200,000. Total expenses were $2,500,000. Of this amount, approximately $1,612,000 was variable, while the remainder was fixed. Since Bangor offers thousands of different products, its managers prefer to calculate the breakeven point in terms of sales dollars, rather than units.
1. What is Bangor’s current operating income?
2. What is Bangor’s contribution margin ratio?
3. What is the company breakeven point in sales dollars? What does it mean?
4. Top management is deciding whether to embark on a $190,000 advertising campaign. The marketing firm has projected annual sales volume to increase by 16% as a result of this campaign. Assuming that the projections are correct, what effect would this advertising campaign have on Bangor’s annual operating income?

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