Bestick Company manufactures and sells trophies for winners of athletic events. The company normally charges $65 per trophy. The average costs for a trophy is shown below.
Direct materials: $15
Direct labor: 10
Variable manufacturing overhead: 5
Variable marketing expenses: 3
Fixed manufacturing overhead: 12 ($1,200,000 fixed manufacturing overhead/100,000 trophies)
Total costs: $45
Bestick Company has enough idle capacity to accept a one-time only special order for 1,000 trophies at $55 per trophy. Bestick Company will not incur any variable marketing expenses for this order and no additional fixed costs.
Should the company accept this special order? Please state your decision and provide numerical support for your decision.