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    Stock Required Rate of Return

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    A money manager is holding the following portfolio:

    Stock Amount Invested Beta
    1 $300,000 0.6
    2 300,000 1.0
    3 500,000 1.4
    4 500,000 1.8

    The risk-free rate is 6 percent and the portfolio's required rate of return is 12.5 percent. The manager would like to sell all of her holdings of Stock 1 and use the proceeds to purchase more shares of Stock 4. What would be the portfolio's required rate of return following this change?

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    A money manager is holding the following portfolio:

    Stock Invested Beta
    1 300,000 0.6
    2 300,000 1.0
    3 500,000 1.4
    4 500,000 1.8

    The risk-free rate is 6 percent and the portfolio's required rate of return is 12.5 percent. The manager would like to sell all of her holdings of Stock 1 and use the proceeds to purchase more shares of Stock 4. What would be the portfolio's required rate of return following this change?

    First, you need to find the weight for each stock in the portfolio. ...

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