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APT- Arbitrage Pricing Theory and CAPM-Capital Asset Pricing Model...?Running Head: INVESTMENT ASSESSMENT PART I APT- Arbitrage Pricing **Theory** and **CAPM**-Capital Asset Pricing Modelalike are methods applied in the assessment of any given investment’s expected returns and risks going in tandem. In both, formulas are used in the determination of the required rate of return for a given investment in order it be considered worthwhile. In the action of comparing investments’ returns and risks, if **CAPM** or APT is well utilized, they will reflect on whether one ought to invest in a given firm or another. The formulas to these two methods are given under; **CAPM** Re= Rf + ?*(Rm – Rf) Where; Re = Required return rate Rf =Risk-free return rate ? = Beta,...

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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...

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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...

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Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM) Vs. Arbitrage Pricing Theory (APT)...___________ ____________ ____March 2006 Capital Asset Pricing Model (**CAPM**) Vs. Arbitrage Pricing **Theory** (APT) Theoretical background of **CAPM** and APT
The capital asset pricing model (**CAPM**) is used in corporate finance to determine a theoretically appropriate price of an asset given that asset's systematic risk(or market risk)(Sharpe,1964). The **CAPM** formula takes into account the asset's sensitivity to systematic risk in a number often referred to as beta () , as well as the expected return on a market portfolio and the expected return of a theoretical risk-free asset. According to the **CAPM**, the relation between the expected return on a given asset i, and the expected return on a proxy market portfolio m is given as:
Where:
E(ri... should in...

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CAPM...**CAPM** and its Practical Applications By Lecturer’s and Introduction John Lintner (1965) and William Sharpe (1964), about four decades ago, came up with the Capital Asset Pricing Model (**CAPM**), considered a first in asset pricing **theory**. This is a model that provides a formula used to calculate expected returns on securities based on their level of risk. The formula is given as: risk free rate added to beta multiplied by the difference of market return and risk free rate.
Beta in this case represents a stock’s rate of rise and fall in comparison to the market in general. It is a measure of the sensitivity of an assets return towards market returns variation. The **CAPM**...

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CAPM...knowledge of corporate managers, its relevance in today’s business decision-making context does not gets hindered.
References
ACCA. (2015). **CAPM**: **Theory**, Advantages and Disadvantages. Retrieved from http://www.accaglobal.com/in/en/student/acca-qual-student-journey/qual-resource/acca-qualification/f9/technical-articles/**CAPM**-theory.html.
Bohm, V. (2002). **CAPM** Basics. Department of Economics, 1-33.
Damodaran, A. (n.d.). Private Company Valuation. Profiles, 179-233.
Fama, F. E. & French, R. K. (2003). The **CAPM**: **Theory** and Evidence. University of Chicago, 1-26.
Leonard, F., Loli, B., Kralj, B. & Vlachos, V. (2012). The Capital Asset...

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CAPM...Finance and accounting [Insert al Affiliation] Introduction **CAPM** is one of the financial **theories** that describe the correlation that exists between expected return and risk and at the same time pricing the risk securities in the stock market for investment purposes. Considering the continual need for corporate managers to reduce risks without a significant decrease in returns, and the need to select the most profitable portfolios, the importance and correctness of **CAPM** is often questioned. This paper examines the importance and correctness of the model by drawing from various financial concepts and examples.
**CAPM**-beta really provides the answer to the risk-return relationship?
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CAPM...of **CAPM**. Alternative method includes weighted average cost of capital plus the tailor made marker risk assessment method. The paper ill illustrate the reason as to why the weighted average cost of capital is a better method/approach than the capital asset pricing model method. A brief conclusion will summarize why capital asset is a biased methodology and present why WACC is a better method in assessing cost of capital.
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E (ri) = Rf + Bi [E(rm) – Rf ]
Where E (ri) is the required rate on financial assets
Rf is the risk free rate of return
Bi is the financial asset beta value and E (rm) is the capital market average return
Beta measures investment risk of non-diversified venture. Beta measures risk of an already...

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APT- Arbitrage Pricing Theory and CAPM-Capital Asset Pricing Model...APT- Arbitrage Pricing **Theory** and **CAPM**-Capital Asset Pricing Model
PART I
APT- Arbitrage Pricing **Theory** and **CAPM**-Capital Asset Pricing Model alike are methods applied in the assessment of any given investment’s expected returns and risks going in tandem. In both, formulas are used in the determination of the required rate of return for a given investment in order it be considered worthwhile.
In the action of comparing investments’ returns and risks, if **CAPM** or APT is well utilized, they will reflect on whether one ought to invest in a given firm or another. The formulas to these two methods are given under;
**CAPM** Re= Rf + β*(Rm –...

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