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# The Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)

### CAPM CGM

By walking you through a set of financial data for IBM, this assignment will help you better understand how theoretical stock prices are calculated; and how prices may react to market forces such as risk and interest rates. You will use both the CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model) and the Constant Growth Model (CGM) to arrive at

### Calculating the Theoretical Stock Price of IBM

By walking you through a set of financial data for IBM, this assignment will help you better understand how theoretical stock prices are calculated; and how prices may react to market forces such as risk and interest rates. You will use both the CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model) and the Constant Growth Model (CGM) to arrive at

### Expected return on stock

Suppose the expected return on the market portfolio is 13.8 percent and the risk-free rate is 6.4 percent. The stock has a beta of 1.2. Assume the capital-asset-pricing model holds. A. what is the expected return on stock? B. If the risk-free rate decrease to 3.5 percent, what is the expected return on stock?

### Describe why two methodologies (CAPM and WACC)

Describe why these two methodologies (CAPM and WACC) may produce different results.

### Rate of return

Please assist with the following, thank you. A portfolio that combines the risk-free asset and the market portfolio has an expected return of 25 percent and a standard deviation of 4 percent. The risk-free rate is 5 percent, and the expected return on the market portfolio is 20 percent. Assume the capital-asset-pricing model

### Confused on CAPM

I am confused on where to find the correct numbers for the equation Please help. The formula to get the CAPM is : ks = k r f + (k m - kr f) x &#946; This was the problem 1.Find an estimate of the risk-free rate of interest, krf. To obtain this value, go to Bloomberg.com: Market Data [http://www.bloomberg.com/markets/ind

### Calculate CAPM and Expected Return using betas of 4 companies

The following table shows betas for several companies. Calculate each stock's expected rate of return using the CAPM. Assume the risk-free rate of interest is 5%. Use a 9% risk premium for the market portfolio. Company Beta Cisco 2.03 CitiGroup 1.36 Merck .40 Disney

### WACC for Performance Food Group

I need some help figuring out the steps to come up with the WACC for Performance Food Group (Ticker PFGC) I've attached a spreadsheet that I used to get Beta for Nike and the WACC spreadsheet. I need help with the steps... Thanks

### Multiple choice questions / T or F - capital structure

Please state your why you selected the answer so I can better understand. 1. A statistical measure of the degree of correlation between two quantitative variables is called: j. correlation k. covariance l. correlation coefficient m. beta 2. Which of the following best illustrates a formal model of the relatio

### Important Information About CAPM Model

Suppose you have invested \$30,000 in the following four stocks. Security Amount Invested Beta stock A 5,000 0.75 stock B 10,000 1.10

### CAPM or DDM (div discount model). Which method is preferable for ROR on equity?

My manager has asked me to calculate the required return on our company's equity, using either CAPM or DDM (Dividend Discount Model). Which of these two models should I use, and why? I need to be able to explain the why of my choice.

### Stocks' Beta

Stock A Stock B Stock C T-Bills Market Port Exp. Return .19 .15 .09 .07 .18 Variance .0200 .1196 .0205 .0000 .0064 Covariance with Mkt Portfolio .007 .0045 .0013 .0000 .0064 Calculate each stock's beta based on the information given above.

### Semi-strong form of market efficiency hypothesis by using the announcement of news

Test semi-strong form market efficiency hypothesis by using the announcements of news. Take mergers and acquisition for example, find the 5 announcements using news search engines, and use yahoo finance to find out the daily returns of acquirers during the 10 day period around announcement date (-2, 8). Next step will be me

### Stock Prices

You are considering an investment in the common stock of Keler Corp. The stock is expected to pay a dividend of \$2 per share at the end of the year (D1= \$2.00). The stock has a beta equal to .9. The risk free rate is 5.6% and the market risk premium is 6 %. The stock's dividend is expected to grow at some constant rate g.

What is EVA i.e Economic Value Added? How it used to know the performance of the business?

### Beta Coefficient

In the capital asset pricing model, the beta coefficient is a measure of ______ risk and an index of the degree of the movement of an asset's return in respnse to a change in ______ diverifiable; the prime rate, diverifiable; the bond index rate, nondiverifiable; the Treasury Bill rate, or nondiverifiable; the market retur

### Valuation of stock price

The fundamental problem at hand for you is to determine the minimum price that you should ask for the sale of 51 percent of the shares of Omni Services. Given the intense time pressure you are under, you have hired a group of unbranded local MBAs to crank up some figures. As part of a project for a corporate finance course, th

### Cost of Equity

How would you estimate the cost of equity for the acquisition of Omni? You will find below some extra information about the comparable firms presented in Exhibit 3. ** Please see attached PDF ** Please use an excel spreadsheet in the response. I need to understand how to arrive at the cost of equity. Assume Omni's ta

### Risk and cost

Could you please check the anwser below if it is correct, if not please help me fix the errors for number 12. 12. a. The incentive-based compensation plan for managers seems conceptually flawed. The growth rates, risks, industry practices and market conditions in the industry that each division faces is different. The valu

### CAPM, Expected Return, Risk and Return

CAPM and EXPECTED RETURN: The following table shows betas for several companies. How do I calculate each stock's expected rate of return using the CAPM. Assuming the risk-free rate of interest is 5 percent. Using a 9 percent risk premium for the market portfolio. Company BETA Cisco 2.03 CitiGr

### IBM's stock price

By walking you through a set of real-time financial data for IBM, this assignment will help you better understand how theoretical stock prices are calculated; and how prices may react to market forces such as risk and interest rates. You will use both the CAPM and the Constant Growth Model (CGM) to arrive at IBM's stock price. T

### Assume the following variance-covariance matrix. What is the optimal weight of the two assets? Write the equation of the capital market line. Create a portfolio with 20% return. Describe that portfolio in terms of the holdings of stock A, B and the risk free asset.

Please disregard the short sale of stock. Instead, consider that you have purchased 100 shares of stock A. Assume the following variance-covariance matrix: Stock A B E(r) A 0.09 12% B 0.20 0.25 18% There is unlimited borrowing and lending at the risk

### Current Stock Price using CAPM and DDM

A company currently pays a dividend of \$2 per share, D0=2. It is estimated that the company's dividend will grow at a rate of 20 percent per year for the next 2 years, then the dividend will grow at a constant rate of 7 percent thereafter. The company's stock has a beta equal to 1.2, the risk-free rate is 7.5 percent, and the ma

### Stock X's beta coefficient

You are given the following data: HISTORICAL RATES OF RETURN YEAR NYSE Stock X 1 (26.5%) (14.0%) 2 37.2 23.0 3 23.8 17.5 4 (7.2) 2.0 5 6.6 8.1 6 20.5 19.4 7 30.6 18.2 a. Use a spreadsheet (or calculator with a linear regression function) to determine stock X's beta coefficient. b. Determine the arithmetic a

### Suppose you are given the following information

Suppose you are given the following information. The beta of company i, b(i), is 1.1, the risk free rate, r(rf), is 7 percent, and the expected market premium, r(m) - r(rf), is 6.5 percent. (Assume that a(i) = 0.0) a. Use the Security Market Line (SML) or CAPM to find the required return for this company. b. Because your c

### Determining the Free Cash Flow

I am posted these as they rely on each other and the credits have been increased accordingly. Please show all work, 1. Forecast the Free Cash Flow for the next three FY under the assumption that sales will increase by 5% a year and that Staples will maintain all current ratios (depreciations in FY ending on January 31st, 2004

### Risk: Would you require a higher beta stock to induce you to invest than the beta required by a person more willing to take risks? Is it possible to construct a portfolio that is risk free?

If you are relatively risk adverse, would you require a higher beta stock to induce you to invest than the beta required by a person more willing to take risks? Explain. From the investment instruments in the simulation, is it possible to construct a portfolio that is risk free? Explain.

### Significance of R Square Statistics in CAPM

Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) is used to calculate the required return from a stock. To calculate the required return from ABC stock, a regression was run between the S&P Index daily retun over risk free rate and ABC daily returns over risk free rate on the historical data for 500 days. The R square value of the regression

### Tools for measuring risk in Capital Budeting

Can you please explain the tools for measuring risk in Capital Budgeting (at least 100 words)?

### CAPM and Expected Return Problem

CAPM and Expected Return. The following table shows betas for several companies. Calculate each stock's expected rate of return using the CAPM. Assume the risk-free rate of interest is 5 percent. Use a 9 percent risk premium for the market portfolio. Company / Beta: Cisco 2.03 Citigroup 1.36 Merck .40 Walt Disney .84