Welcome to StudyStack, where users create FlashCards and share them with others. Click on the large flashcard to flip it over. Then click the green, red, or yellow box to move the current card to that box. Below the flashcards are blue buttons for other activities that you can try to study the same information.
Test Android StudyStack App
Please help StudyStack get a grant! Vote here.
or...
Reset Password Free Sign Up

Free flashcards for serious fun studying. Create your own or use sets shared by other students and teachers.


incorrect cards (0)
correct cards (0)
remaining cards (0)
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the Correct box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the Incorrect box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

Correct box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards


Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

FRL301 ch13

FRL301 CH13

QuestionAnswer
You own a stock that you think will produce a return of 11% in a good economy and 3% in a poor economy. Given the probabilities of each state of the economy occurring, your stock will earn 6.5% next year. Which of followin terms applies to 6.5%? C. expected return
Suzie owns five different bonds valued at $36,000 and twelve different stocks valued at $82,500 total. Which one of the following terms most applies to Suzie's investments? B. portfolio
Steve has invested in twelve different stocks that have a combined value today of $121,300. Fifteen percent of that total is invested in Wise Man Foods. The 15 percent is a measure of which one of the following? B. portfolio weight
Which one of the following is a risk that applies to most securities? C. systematic
A news flash just appeared that caused about a dozen stocks to suddenly drop in value by about 20 percent. What type of risk does this news flash represent? D. unsystematic
The principle of diversification tells us that: E. spreading an investment across many diverse assets will eliminate some of the total risk.
The _____ tells us that the expected return on a risky asset depends only on that asset's nondiversifiable risk. B. systematic risk principle
Which one of the following measures the amount of systematic risk present in a particular risky asset relative to the systematic risk present in an average risky asset? A. beta
Which one of the following is a positively sloped linear function that is created when expected returns are graphed against security betas? D. security market line
Which one of the following is represented by the slope of the security market line? E. market risk premium
. Which one of the following is the formula that explains the relationship between the expected return on a security and the level of that security's systematic risk? A. capital asset pricing model
Treynor Industries is investing in a new project. The minimum rate of return the firm requires on this project is referred to as the: E. cost of capital
The expected return on a stock given various states of the economy is equal to the: D. weighted average of the returns for each economic state.
The expected return on a stock computed using economic probabilities is: D. a mathematical expectation based on a weighted average and not an actual anticipated outcome
. The expected risk premium on a stock is equal to the expected return on the stock minus the: B. risk-free rate.
Standard deviation measures which type of risk? A. total
The expected rate of return on a stock portfolio is a weighted average where the weights are based on the: C. market value of the investment in each stock.
The expected return on a portfolio considers which of the following factors? I. percentage of the portfolio invested in each individual security II. projected states of the economy III. the performance of each security given various economic states IV. probability of occurrence for each state of the economy E. I, II, III, and
The expected return on a portfolio: I. can never exceed the expected return of the best performing security in the portfolio. II. must be equal to or greater than the expected return of the worst performing security in the portfolio. III. is independent of the unsystematic risks of the in
. If a stock portfolio is well diversified, then the portfolio variance: B. may be less than the variance of the least risky stock in the portfolio.
The standard deviation of a portfolio: E. can be less than the standard deviation of the least risky security in the portfolio.
The standard deviation of a portfolio: E. can be less than the weighted average of the standard deviations of the individual securities held in that portfolio.
Which one of the following statements is correct concerning a portfolio of 20 securities with multiple states of the economy when both the securities and the economic states have unequal weights? E. Given both the unequal weights of the securities and the economic states, an investor might be able to create a portfolio that has an expected standard deviation of zero.
Which one of the following events would be included in the expected return on Sussex stock? C. This morning, Sussex confirmed that its CEO is retiring at the end of the year as was anticipated
Which one of the following statements is correct? E. Over time, the average unexpected return will be zero.
Which one of the following statements related to unexpected returns is correct? E. Unexpected returns can be either positive or negative in the short term but tend to be zero over the long-term.
Which one of the following is an example of systematic risk? A. investors panic causing security prices around the globe to fall precipitously
Unsystematic risk: A. can be effectively eliminated by portfolio diversification.
Which one of the following is an example of unsystematic risk? E. consumer spending on entertainment decreased nationally
Which one of the following is least apt to reduce the unsystematic risk of a portfolio? A. reducing the number of stocks held in the portfolio
Which one of the following statements is correct concerning unsystematic risk? B. Eliminating unsystematic risk is the responsibility of the individual investor.
Which one of the following statements related to risk is correct? The systematic risk of a portfolio can be effectively lowered by adding T-bills to the portfolio.
Which one of the following risks is irrelevant to a well-diversified investor? B. unsystematic risk
Which of the following are examples of diversifiable risk? I. earthquake damages an entire town IV. toymakers are required to improve their safety standards
Which of the following statements are correct concerning diversifiable risks? I. Diversifiable risks can be essentially eliminated by investing in thirty unrelated securities. II. There is no reward for accepting diversifiable risks. III. Diversifiable risks are generally associated with an individual firm or industry.
Which one of the following is the best example of a diversifiable risk? D. a firm's sales decrease
Which of the following statements concerning risk are correct? I. Nondiversifiable risk is measured by beta. III. Systematic risk is another name for nondiversifiable risk. A. I and III only
The primary purpose of portfolio diversification is to: C. eliminate asset-specific risk.
Which one of the following indicates a portfolio is being effectively diversified? E. a decrease in the portfolio standard deviation
How many diverse securities are required to eliminate the majority of the diversifiable risk from a portfolio? C. 25
Systematic risk is measured by: B. beta.
Which one of the following is most directly affected by the level of systematic risk in a security? C. expected rate of return
Which one of the following statements is correct concerning a portfolio beta? B. A portfolio beta is a weighted average of the betas of the individual securities contained in the portfolio.
The systematic risk of the market is measured by: A. a beta of 1.0.
. At a minimum, which of the following would you need to know to estimate the amount of additional reward you will receive for purchasing a risky asset instead of a risk-free asset? II. asset's beta IV. market risk premium B. II and IV only
Total risk is measured by _____ and systematic risk is measured by _____. D. standard deviation; beta
The intercept point of the security market line is the rate of return which corresponds to: A. the risk-free rate.
A stock with an actual return that lies above the security market line has: C. a higher return than expected for the level of risk assumed.
The market rate of return is 11 percent and the risk-free rate of return is 3 percent. Lexant stock has 3 percent less systematic risk than the market and has an actual return of 12 percent. This stock: A. is underpriced.
Which one of the following will be constant for all securities if the market is efficient and securities are priced fairly? C. reward-to-risk ratio
The reward-to-risk ratio for stock A is less than the reward-to-risk ratio of stock B. Stock A has a beta of 0.82 and stock B has a beta of 1.29. This information implies that: D. either stock A is overpriced or stock B is underpriced or both.
The market risk premium is computed by: D. subtracting the risk-free rate of return from the market rate of return.
The excess return earned by an asset that has a beta of 1.34 over that earned by a risk-free asset is referred to as the: B. risk premium.
The _____ of a security divided by the beta of that security is equal to the slope of the security market line if the security is priced fairly. D. risk premium
The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) assumes which of the following? I. a risk-free asset has no systematic risk III. the reward-to-risk ratio is constant. IV. the market rate of return can be approximated. C. I, III, and IV only
According to CAPM, the amount of reward an investor receives for bearing the risk of an individual security depends upon the: B. market risk premium and the amount of systematic risk inherent in the security.
Which one of the following should earn the most risk premium based on CAPM? B. stock with a beta of 1.38
Created by: annette1816 on 2012-05-29



bad sites Copyright ©2001-2014  StudyStack LLC   All rights reserved.