&quot;411 03-92Portfolio_Weights_Problem

# &quot;411 03-92Portfolio_Weights_Problem - Lecture 2...

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4/9/11 22 Portfolio weights can be positive (a “long” position) or negative (a “short” position) Portfolio weights should always add to one ( ϖ 1 +..+ ϖ N =1) Equity - pos: you buy/buy on margin - neg: you short-sell Riskfree Asset - pos: you deposit money (buy a risk-free security) - neg: you borrow money (borrowing risk-free security) Portfolio Weights
4/9/11 33 Example : . You have \$100,000 to invest . ABC shares: ABC is trading at \$10/share In 1-year: ABC pays \$1 in dividends, trades at \$8/share . Risk-free deposit rf = 5% per year -> rABC = ?

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4/9/11 44 Portfolio A : buy 10,000 shares of ABC wABC = wf = Portfolio B : buy 5,000 shares of ABC, deposit at 5% wABC = wf = Portfolio C : buy 20,000 shares of ABC on margin and borrow at 5% wABC = wf = Portfolio D : sell-short 10,000 shares of ABC, deposit at 5% wABC = wf = Portfolio E : sell-short 5,000 shares of ABC, deposit at 5% wABC = wf =
4/9/11 55 What are the realized returns ?

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## This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course MGMT 411 taught by Professor Clarke during the Winter '09 term at Purdue.

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