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CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model)...?Capital Asset Pricing Model Introduction **CAPM** (Capital Asset Pricing Model) The **CAPM** model has emerged to be one of the most important tools in making a fundamental decision related to the investment management. It measures the relationship between the expected rate of return and the risk involved in a particular investment The **CAPM** tool signifies the linear relationship between the non diversified systematic risks which is measured by beta ? and expected returns which is denoted as r. The ? is used as a measure of non diversified risk and implies that the expected return is the return on a risk free asset in addition to a risk premium (Laubscher, 2002). The risk premium will be...

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CAPM...? Capital Asset Pricing Model (**CAPM**) of the Department: Capital Asset Pricing Model (**CAPM**) Main Theoretical limitations For pricing risky securities, Capital Asset Pricing Model is used to find the relationship between expected return and asset risk. Accordingly the equation used for **CAPM** is: E(Ri) =RF +?i [E(RM) - RF ] (**CAPM**: Theory, Advantages and Disadvantages, 2008) However, there are many limitations as the assumptions can cause certain deviation in the application of this process, between the reality and the model. **CAPM** process just chooses the best possible and efficient portfolio that has been derived based on expected returns, as this model...

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CAPM...? Capital Asset Pricing Model (**CAPM**) and Capital Asset Pricing Model (**CAPM**) **CAPM** is a financial theory that aims at calculating the yields of a stock while taking into consideration the risk of the asset. The hypothesis argues that the expected return on an asset is linearly related to the systematic risk and the risk free rate of return, multiplied by the hazardous premium (Ma, 2011). Thus, **CAPM** predicts that the risk that faces businesses is the market or systematic hazard, which is unavoidable. The market risk in unavoidable because it affects all businesses simultaneously, meaning that companies cannot diversify their products and services to avoid the hazard....

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CAPM Exercise...**CAPM** Exercise Capital Asset Pricing Model is used by the investors to calculate the required rate of return for a stock and that is given as Ki = RF + bi (KM - RF), where
Ki is required rate of return, RF is the risk-free return, bi (beta) is the systematic risk of a stock. (KM - RF), is the equity risk premium that market would like to earn over risk-free return in the long run.
Given that
RF = 4.6%
(KM - RF) = 6.4%
Estimating beta of Oracle (ORCL), using yahoo.com site, it has been found
bi = 1.42
Now applying the values in the equation to calculate Ki
Ki = 4.6% + 1.42 (6.4) = 13.68%
That means Oracle needs to have a rate of return equivalent to 13.68%.
Calculating for McDonald’s (MCD)
bi = 0.31
Applying the values...

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**CAPM**-beta really provides the answer to the risk-return relationship?
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