Finance 6361- Investments
University of Houston- Victoria
07/31/2012- Summer 2012
Chapter 14- 1- 10 on 494 and 495
1. Using Figure 14.1, answer the following questions:
a. How many exchanges trade wheat futures contracts?
Settle Price: 138.45 c/per pound.

Investments- Homework 3
Professor Metghalchi
Due: July 26, 2012
CH10 Problems 16 and 23 on page 369 and 370
16. Bond P is a premium bond with an 8 percent coupon, a YTM of 6 percent, and 15 years to
maturity. Bond D is a discount bond with an 8 percent co

Chapter 6 Homework
#11, 13, 15, 17 &21
#11) Joker stock has a sustainable growth rate of 8 percent, ROE of 14 percent, and dividends per
share of $1.65. If the P/E ratio is 19, what is the value of a share of stock?
Sustainable growth= .08 =.14r ; retenti

Chapter 15 Pg. 537 #13-21
13) A put option is a currently selling for $8.30. It has a strike price of $80 and seven months to maturity. The
current stock price is $83. The risk-free rate is 5 percent, and the stock will pay a $1.40 dividend in two
months.

Investments Finance 6361
Professor Metghalchi
Term Project
8-1-2012
Introduction
Mutual funds are now the largest type of intermediary in the United States, followed by
commercial banks and life insurance companies as stated in Fundamentals of Investments

CH10 Problems 16 and 23 on page 369 and 370
16. Bond Price Movements (LO1, CFA5) Bond P is a premium bond with an 8 percent
coupon, a YTM of 6 percent, and 15 years to maturity. Bond D is a discount bond with an 8
percent coupon, a YTM of 10 percent, and

Homework #2 Chapters 6-9
Chapter 6: Problems 1-5 and 21 on pages 217-219
1. JJ Industries will pay a regular dividend of $2.40 per share for each of the next four
years. At the end of the four years, the company will also pay out a $40 per share
liquidati

Chapter 5 Homework
#13,14,16 &20
13) You construct a price-weighted index of 40 stocks. At the beginning of the day the index is 8,465.52.
During the day, 39 stock prices remain the same, and one stock price increases $5.00. At the end of the day,
your in

Ch.14 Problems #1-7 pg. 495
1. Using Figure 14.1, answer the following questions
a. What was the settle price for July 2012 coffee futures on this date? What is the total dollar value of
this contract at the close of trading for the day?
Settle Price: 166

October 20, 2015
Finc 6351 -Midterm Case Analysis
(1)The highest and lowest values of the sock based on the P/E Ratio
(2)Earnings growth
Based on the provided data, the growth rate may be computed using
various methods:
(a) Historical Method
(b)The Histor

Chapter 18
Problems 13-18 pg.656
13) Assume a municipal bond has 18 years until maturity and sells for $5,6040. It has a coupon rate of 5.70
percent and it can be called in 10 years. What is the yield to call if the price is 110 percent of par?
Yield to c

ON THE PROFITABILITY OF TECHNICAL ANALYSIS:
EVIDENCE FROM ITALY
Technical Analysis
Finance 6364
Professor Metghalchi
Table of Contents
Introduction
2
Data & Methodology
3
Empirical Results
5
Trading Strategies
7
Conclusion
9
References
10
1
Introduction
T

Homework # 1
Chapter 1: Problems 20, 21, and 22 on page 40
20. You are given the returns for the following three stocks:
Year
1
2
3
4
5
Stock A
8%
8
8
8
8
Stock B
3%
13
7
5
12
Stock C
-24%
37
14
9
4
Calculate the arithmetic return, geometric return, and s

Chapter 2: Problems 21, 22, 23 on page 74
21. Suppose you buy stock at a price of $57 per share. Five months later, you sell it for $61. You
also received a dividend of $.60 per share. What is your annualized return on this investment?
Holding period retu

Ch.9 Homework
#1-10 pg. 332-333
#1)Short-term rates have ranged between zero and 14 percent. Long-term rates
have fluctuated between about two and 13 percent. Long-term rates, which are
less volatile, have historically been in the four-to-five percent ran

Chapter 10
Pg. 368-369 #7,10,12 & 17
#7) May industries has a bond outstanding that sells for $928. The bond has a coupon rate of
7.5 percent and nine years until maturity. What is the yield to maturity of the bond?
P= $928
$37.25 (PVIFAR%, 18) + $1,000 (