Case | HBS Case Collection | February 1981 (Revised June 1993)

Harris Seafoods, Inc.

by William E. Fruhan Jr. and William A. Sahlman

Abstract

Presents data relevant to a major capital expenditure--the construction of a shrimp plant. Designed to test student's ability to identify relevant cash flows, to estimate the cost of capital, and to decide whether or not to invest.

Keywords: Decision Making; Cash Flow; Cost of Capital; Factories, Labs, and Plants; Food and Beverage Industry; Agriculture and Agribusiness Industry;

Citation:

Fruhan, William E., Jr., and William A. Sahlman. "Harris Seafoods, Inc." Harvard Business School Case 281-054, February 1981. (Revised June 1993.)