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Beta and Required Return of a Project

An analyst has modeled the stock of a company using the Fama-French three-factor model. The risk-free rate is 5%, the required market return is 10%, the risk premium for small stocks (rSMB) is 3.2%, and the risk premium for value stock (rHML) is 4.8%. If ai = 0, bi = 1.2, ci = -0.4, and di = 1.3, what is the stock's required return.

An analyst has modeled the stock of a company using the Fama-French three-factor model. The risk-free rate is 5%, the required market return is 10%, the risk premium for small stocks (rSMB) is 3.2%, and the risk premium for value stock (rHML) is 4.8%. If ai = 0, bi = 1.2, ci = -0.4, and di = 1.3, what is the stock's required r

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Portfolio Return

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This problem asks for the net investment required for the purchase of a new asset.

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Finance: unlevered beta, WACC, project NPV, MIRR, market risk premium

1) Morgan Entertainment has a levered beta of 1.20. The firm's capital structure consists of 40% debt and 60% equity and it has a corporate tax rate of 40%. What is Morgan's unlevered beta? 2) Rhino Inc. hired you as a consultant to help them estimate their cost of capital. You have been provided with the following data: D1

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Risk, Return, and Beta Estimation (Middle Ltd.)

Can you help me get started with this assignment? TABLE 1: Market Data Middle Ltd Extra Inc. Year Market Index Stock Price Dividend Stock Price Dividend 0 7500.00 30.00 75.00 1 7835.76 30.68 0.74 75.60 5.30 2 8715.18 36.49 0.76 76.32 5.37 3 9120.94 42.

Projects Firm Undertake

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Rate of return

If you wanted to retire on 75k per year, and you are 35 years old and have 25k saved, how much do you need to put away every year so that you can retire? Please tell me what rate of return you would use and why. We will assume you will live for 25 years after you retire. For this exercise, you can spend every penny and not wo