Question

A year ago, an investor bought 400 shares of a mutual fund at $8.51 per share. Over the past year, the fund has paid dividends of $0.83 per share and had a capital gains distribution of $0.69 per share.

a. Find the investor's holding period return, given that this no-load fund now has a net asset value of $9.28.

b. Find the holding period return, assuming all the dividends and capital gains distributions are reinvested into additional shares of the fund at an average price of $8.84 per share.

Answer #1

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per share.
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