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An investment earned the following returns for the years 2013 through 2016:20%, 5%, -30%, and 10%. What is the variance of returns for this investment?

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question 7
An investment earned the following returns for the years 2013
through 2016:15%, 5%, 30%, and 10%. What is the variance of returns
for this investment?
Select one:
a. 0.1541
b. 0.0892
c. 0.1747
d. 0.0323
e. 0.0117
question 8
Given the following information, what is the standard deviation
of stock A if it has an expected return of 33% in a boom economy,
an expected return of 18% in a good economy, and an expected return
of 2%...

Question 3
An investment earned the following returns for the years 2013
through 2016:20%, 50%, -30%, and 10%. What is the variance of
returns for this investment?
a. 0.0892
b. 0.2987
c. 0.1541
d. 0.1092
e. 0.0292
question 4
Al's Audio has a cost of debt of 7 percent, a cost of equity of
12 percent, and a cost of preferred stock of 8 percent. The weight
for debt is 0.16, the weight for preferred shares is 0.34, and the...

Elmo Investments earned the following returns for the last four
years: -20%, 40%, 10%, and 5%. Find the variance of these
returns.

An investment earned the following returns over a four-year
period: 28 percent, 21 percent, 1 percent, and -36 percent. What is
the variance of the returns on this investment?

Q1) A stock earned annual returns of 5%, 10%, -7%, and 16% for
the last four years.
a) What is the arithmetic average return for the stock over the
last four years?
b) What is the standard deviation of the returns over the last
four years?
c) What is the geometric average return for the stock over the
last four years?
d) What is the holding period return for the stock over the last
four years?
e) What would have...

Assume that an investment is forecast to produce the following
returns:
a 20% probability of a 10% return;
a 50% probability of a 17% return;
a 30% probability of a 23% return.
The standard deviation of return for this investment
is Blank 1. Calculate the answer by read surrounding
text. %. Round to the nearest 0.01% (drop the % symbol). E.g., if
your answer is 3.11%, record it as 3.11.

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 5 THROUGH
10.
On October 30, 2013 Y corporation issued 100000 shares of its
no-par, no stated-value common stock [current fair value $12 a
share] for 18800 shares of the 20000 outstanding shares $20 par
common stock of X company. The $150000 out-of-pocket costs of the
business combination paid by Y on October 30, 2013, were as
follows, $90000 directly related to the business combination; and
$60000 indirect costs. Prior to the business combination,...

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 5 THROUGH
10.
On October 30, 2013 Y corporation issued 100000 shares of its
no-par, no stated-value common stock [current fair value $12 a
share] for 18800 shares of the 20000 outstanding shares $20 par
common stock of X company. The $150000 out-of-pocket costs of the
business combination paid by Y on October 30, 2013, were as
follows, $90000 directly related to the business combination; and
$60000 indirect costs. Prior to the business combination,...

THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION APPLIES TO QUESTIONS 5 THROUGH
10.
On October 30, 2013 Y corporation issued 100000 shares of its
no-par, no stated-value common stock [current fair value $12 a
share] for 18800 shares of the 20000 outstanding shares $20 par
common stock of X company. The $150000 out-of-pocket costs of the
business combination paid by Y on October 30, 2013, were as
follows, $90000 directly related to the business combination; and
$60000 indirect costs. Prior to the business combination,...

You observe an investment that has the following historical
returns:
Year
Return
1
-4.66%
2
0.90%
3
10.81%
4
14.17%
5
15.33%
6
9.14%
7
-28.62%
8
12.76%
9
42.87%
10
-5.67%
What was the average (arithmetic mean) return over the 10 year
period?
What was the investment's variance over the 10 year period?
What was the investment's standard deviation over the 10 year
period?
Assuming the 10 years of return are normally distributed and
representative of future returns (big,...

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