Hunter Corporation has the following investment opportunities:

Hunter Corporation has the following investment opportunities:

I. Machine A requires an initial investment of $10,000 and is projected to realize cash inflows of $4,000 in year 1, $6,000 in year 2, and $3,000 in year 3.

II.Machine B requires an initial investment of $16,000 and is projected to realize cash inflows of $9,000 in year 1, $6,000 in year 2, and $8,000 in year 3.

Hunter Corporation uses a hurdle rate of 15% when analyzing prospective investments. Assuming that these machines are mutually exclusive, the company would choose to invest in Machine A if it bases its selection on the

Select one:

A. internal rate of return method.

B. net present value method.

C. profitability index method.

D. payback method.