EXPECTED RETURN
A stock's returns have the following distribution:
Demand for the Company's Products |
Probability of This Demand Occurring |
Rate of Return If This Demand Occurs |
Weak | 0.1 | (24%) |
Below average | 0.3 | (10) |
Average | 0.3 | 14 |
Above average | 0.1 | 32 |
Strong | 0.2 | 66 |
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Calculate the stock's expected return. Round your answer to two
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Calculate the stock's standard deviation. Do not round
intermediate calculations. Round your answer to two decimal
places.
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Calculate the stock's coefficient of variation. Round your answer to two decimal places.
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Scenario | Probability | Return | '=rate of return * probability | Actual return -expected return(A) | (A)^2* probability |
Weak | 0.1 | -24.00% | -2.40% | -39.20% | 0.015366 |
Below average | 0.3 | -10.00% | -3.00% | -25.20% | 0.019051 |
Average | 0.3 | 14.00% | 4.20% | -1.20% | 0.000043 |
Above average | 0.1 | 32% | 3.20% | 16.80% | 0.002822 |
Strong | 0.2 | 66% | 13.20% | 50.80% | 0.051613 |
Expected return = | sum of weighted return = | 15.20% | Sum= | 0.088896 | |
Standard deviation of Stock | '=(sum)^(1/2) | 29.82% | |||
Coefficient of variation= | STD DEV/RETURN= | 1.961542 | |||
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