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# Financial Management

Fall 2006 Assignment No. 04 Semester Fall 2006 Financial Management (MGT 201)

Assignment # 04

Max Marks: 10

!estion 01:
An investor places 30% of his funds in Security A and the balance in Security B. The expected returns on A and B are 12% and 18% respectively. The standard deviations of returns on A and B are 20% and 1!% respectively. "a# \$alculate the expected return on the portfolio. "b# \$alculate the %ariance of returns on the portfolio assu&in' that the correlation bet(een the returns on the t(o securities is) *. 1.00 **. 0.+ ***. 0 *%. , 0.+ "c# \$o&&ent on your results in -art.b above. .ar/s) "10201#

!estion 02:
An investor holds a portfolio that co&prises of 20% stoc/ A 30% stoc/ B and !0% stoc/ \$. The standard deviations of returns on Stoc/s A B and \$ are 22% 1!% and 10% respectively and the correlation bet(een returns on each pair of securities is 0.1. -repare a variance,covariance &atrix for these three securities and use the &atrix to calculate the variance and standard deviation of returns for the portfolio. .ar/s) "3#

!estion 0":
The ris/ free rate of return is currently 8% and the &ar/et ris/ pre&iu& is esti&ated to be 1%. The expected returns and betas of four shares are as follo(s) Share A B 2xpected 3eturn "%# 13.0 1+.1 Beta 0.+ 1.1

\$ 14.0 1.1 *dentify that (hich shares are undervalued overvalued or correctly valued based on the \$A-.. .ar/s) "10101#

## Virtual University of Pakistan

Financial Management

Fall 2006

Assignment # 04

*nstructions)
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