# Coefficient of Variation

Five investment alternatives have the following returns and standard deviations of returns.

Alternative Expected Value Deviation

A. . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,000 $1,200

B. . . . . . . . . . . 4,000 600

C. . . . . . . . . . . 4,000 800

D. . . . . . . . . . . 8,000 3,200

E. . . . . . . . . . . 10,000 900

Using the coefficient of variation, rank the five alternatives from lowest risk to highest risk.

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Coefficient of Variation

Five investment alternatives have the following returns and standard deviations of returns.

Alternative Expected Value Standard deviations

A. . . . . ...

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to compute the coefficient of variation and rank the five alternatives from lowest risk to highest risk.

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