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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 11 Optimal Portfolio Choice 11.1. a. Let i n be the number of share in stock I, then G 200,000 0.5 n 4,000 25 = = M 200,000 0.25 n 625 80 = = V 200,000 0.25 n 25,000 2 = = The new value of the portfolio is v G M p 30n 60n 3n = + + $232,500 = b. Return 232,500 1 16.25% 200,000 =- = c. The portfolio weight are the fraction of value invested in each stock G M V n 30 GoldFinger: 51.61% 232,500 n 60 Moosehead: 16.13% 232,500 n 3 Venture: 32.26% 232,500 = = = 11.2. Both calculations of expected return of a portfolio give the same answer. 11.3. If the price of one stock goes up, the other stock price always goes up as well. 100 Berk/DeMarzo Corporate Finance 11.4. a. A B 10 20 5 5 2 9 R 3.5% 6 21 30 7 3 8 25 R 6 12%- + +- + + = = + +-- + = = ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 2 2 2 2 2 2 A 0.1 0.035 0.2 0.08 0.05 0.035 1 Variance of A 5 0.05 0.035 0.02 0.035 0.09 0.035 0.01123 Volatility of A = SD(R ) Variance of A .01123 10.60% 1 Variance of B 5 -- + - +- + = -- +- +- = = = = = ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 ( 29 2 2 2 2 2 2 B .21 0.12 0.3 0.12 0.07 0.12 0.03 0.12 0.08 0.12 0.25 0.12 0.02448 Volatility of B = SD(R ) Variance of B .02448 15.65% - +- + - + -- + -- +- = = = = b....
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2009 for the course FEWEB CORPFIN taught by Professor Dorsman during the Spring '09 term at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

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BD_SM11 versie 2 - Chapter 11 Optimal Portfolio Choice...

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