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Finance:Capital Gains,Standard Deviation and Dividend Yield

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

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

$2.19