# Using the Security Market Line (SML), what is Bertin's required rate of return?

Bertin Bicycles has a beta of 0.88 and an expected dividend growth rate of 4.00% per year. The T-bill rate is 4.00%, and the T-bond rate is 5.25%. The annual return on the stock market during the past 4 years was 10.25%. Investors expect the average annual future return on the market to be 11.50%. Using the SML, what is Bertin's required rate of return?

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Bertin Bicycles has a beta of 0.88 and an expected dividend growth rate of 4.00% per year. The T-bill rate is 4.00%, and the T-bond rate is 5.25%. The annual return on the stock market during the ...

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The solution uses the Security Market Line (SML) to calculate the required return of stock.

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