Park Theater

1. Assuming that the theaters are profit centers, prepare a performance report for the Park Theater using the chart below. Include a flexible budget. Determine the variances between actual results, the flexible budget, and the master budget. (25 points)

Actual Flexible Master
Results Variance Budget Variance Budget
Tickets sold 110,000 ( ) 120,000
Revenue–tickets $ 880,000 ( ) ( ) $ 840,000
Revenue–concessions 330,000 ( ) ( ) 480,000
Total revenue $1,210,000 ( ) $1,320,000
Controllable variable costs
Concessions 99,000 ( ) ( ) 120,000
Direct labor 330,000 ( ) ( ) 420,000
Variable overhead 550,000 ( ) ( ) 540,000
Contribution margin $ 231,000 ( ) ( ) $ 240,000
Controllable fixed costs
Rent 55,000 55,000
Other administrative expenses 50,000 ( ) 45,000
Theater operating income $ 126,000 ( ) ( ) $ 140,000

2. Evaluate Burgman’s performance as a manager. (25 points)

3. Assume that the managers are assigned responsibility for capital expenditures and that the theaters are thus investment centers. Park Theater is expected to generate a desired ROI of at least 6 percent on average invested assets of $2,000,000.

a. Compute the theater’s return on investment and residual income using the chart below. (25 points)

b. Using the ROI and residual income, evaluate Burgman’s performance as a manager. (25 points)