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    Finance:Capital Gains,Standard Deviation and Dividend Yield

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    One year ago, you purchased 400 shares of Analog Devices, Inc. stock for $13.95 a share. You received a total of $120 in dividends and sold the stock for $7,072 today. What is your capital gains yield on this stock?

    26.71 percent
    26.74 percent
    28.85 percent
    28.89 percent
    31.03 percent

    The common stock of Baxter Engineering specialties had returns of 11 percent, -18 percent, -21 percent, 5 percent, and 30 percent over the past five years. What is the standard deviation of these returns?

    18.74 percent
    20.21 percent
    21.22 percent
    22.60 percent
    23.31 percent

    One year ago, you purchased a share of Acme Manufacturing common stock at a price of $47.50 a share. Today you sold the stock and realized a total loss of 19.16 percent. Your capital gain was -$11.49 a share. What was your dividend yield?

    4.63 percent
    4.89 percent
    5.03 percent
    12.67 percent
    14.39 percent

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    One year ago, you purchased 400 shares of Analog Devices, Inc. stock for $13.95 a share. You received a total of $120 in dividends and sold the stock for $7,072 today. What is your capital gains yield on this stock?

    Purchase Value of shares=PV=400*13.95=$5580
    Selling Price of shares=SV=$7072

    Capital ...

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    Solutions to given problems depict the steps to estimate the capital gains, standard deviation and dividend yield.

    $2.19

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