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The common stock of ESP sells for $25 a share and the payoff next year under 3 possible scenarios is the following:

The common stock of ESP sells for $25 a share and the payoff next year under 3 possible scenarios is the following:
Dividend Stock Price
Boom 0 $18
Normal Economy $1 26
Recession 3 34
Calculate the expected return and standard deviation of ESP. All three scenarios are equally likely.

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Let the probability for each economic state is 1/3
Then
Price of common share = $25
Expected EPS
18
126
334 Expected EPS in %
72%
504%
1336% Expected Return (ER) = 1/3(0.72) +1/3*(5.04)...

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