Stock A has a beta of 0.8, Stock B has a beta of 1.0, and Stock C has a beta of 1.2. Portfolio P has equal amounts invested in each of the three stocks. Each of the stocks has a standard deviation of 25%. The returns on the three stocks are independent of one another (i.e., the correlation coefficients all equal zero). Assume that the market risk premium is equal to four percent, and the risk-free rate also equals four percent. What is the required return on this portfolio?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 10:44 pm ad1c9bdddf
This response calculates the required return for portfolio P.