Gloria The Investor Case Studies Example
We know that the Capital Asset Pricing Model has the following form:
Rf=0.043ERm=0.119Now we are able to calculate the required rate of return. The calculations are given in .xls file. The results are given in the table below:
We know that the constant growth formula:
P0=Div1r-gP0=Price of StockDiv1=Estimated Dividends for Next Periodr=Required Rate of Returng=Growth Rate
For each stock we perform these calculations in .xls file:
Unfortunately we have no data from question #1 to compare the prices. But the given methods gives an approximate present value of the stocks, hence, it must be close to the initial values.
The results obtained as a result of calculations allow deciding on diversification of the portfolio securities. With the given values of present stock prices Gloria can decide how many stocks of each kind to buy to maximize her dividends. The efficiency of her portfolio depends on the profitability of her investment. According to the market efficiency theory there are many different techniques to determine the optimal portfolio of the stocks with the given value of the stocks and rate of return.
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