## CHECK THESE SAMPLES OF Critically analyse the capital asset pricing model (CAPM) and arbitrage pricing theory (APT) models.your analysis may include drawing simlarities ,difference and weakness of the models in relation to real life practical situations .MBA FINACCE SUBJECi

... the intrinsic value of the stock that can be represented by the dividends that it will pay in the future. This **model** looks at the **price** of a security from a completely **different** angle and **includes** projections about the company performance and its dividend payout ratio. Any changes in these two will affect the **pricing** (Eugene, 2010). **CAPM** and DVM interact with each other as they use the same risk free rate for valuation purposes. BIBLIOGRAPHY Hoover, S. (2006) Stock Valuation: an essential guide to Wall Street’s most popular valuation **models**. McGraw Hill Professionals Brigham, E., Ehrdhart, M. (2010) Financial Management: **theory** and **practice**. Cengage Learning... at risk free rate is misleading. The pure reason for this is the...

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...must try to modify the structure of the concept to test the reliability of this **theory** in an international market setting. While modifying the concept, the researchers must be careful to **include** provisions regarding recent market fluctuating stimulants. Conclusion We discussed two **asset** **pricing** **models** in this paper; **Capital** **Asset** **Pricing** Method (**CAPM**) and **Arbitrage** **Pricing** **Theory** (**APT**). The **APT** was developed to overcome the limitations of the CAP and it was fundamentally based on the concepts of...

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...?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...

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...decision methods are applied (Burton, 1998). This brings us to the concept of the **capital** **asset** **pricing** **model** (**CAPM**). The **model** is very useful and is widely used in the industry, although it is based on very strong assumptions. This paper will focus on brief **theory** of **arbitrage** **theory** of the **CAPM** **model**, main **theories** behind this **model** and their critique. First, the **model** is quite useful as it focuses on determining the required rate of return appropriate for a company’s **assets**. The...

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...**model**. However in the ABT **theory** also there are some limitations like 1) it does not identify the risk factors 2) ABT is descriptive in nature. However, ABT cannot be regarded a s an alternative investment **model** as **CAPM** **model** regards the relationship between the risk and return whereas ABT explains the current **situation** of the investment market (Laubscher, 2002). 4. A true market portfolio does not exist hence the **practice** of **CAPM** **model** to evaluate investment performance is futile (Laubscher, 2002). Conclusion We can observe that the **CAPM** is instrumental in the...

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...should in **theory** **include** all types of **assets** that are held by anyone as an investment (**including** works of art, **real** estate, human **capital**...) In **practice**, such a market portfolio is unobservable and people usually substitute a stock index as a proxy for the true market portfolio. Unfortunately, it has been shown that this substitution is not innocuous and can lead to false inferences as to the validity of the **CAPM**, and it has been said that due to the inobservability of the true market portfolio, the **CAPM** might not be empirically testable.
The **APT**...

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...**ASSET** **PRICING** **MODELS** **CAPM** & **APT** By Date
Assumptions about the Information Investors have on the Available **Assets**
The **asset** **pricing** **models**, **APT** and **CAPM** assume that investors are operating in perfectly competitive financial and **capital** markets an assumption, which has over the years received strong **criticism** because it is less likely for financial or **capital** markets to be perfect. Therefore, because of this assumption, it is assumed that there is no information...

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.... & Fabozzi, F.J., 2004. The Mathematics of Financial **Modeling** and Investment Management. illustrated ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Francis, J.C. & Kim, D., 2013. Modern Portfolio **Theory**: Foundations, **Analysis**, and New Developments. New York: Wiley.
Gibbard, A., 1992. Wise Choices, **Apt** Feelings: A **Theory** of Normative Judgment. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Kerzner, H.R. & Saladis, F.P., 2010. Project Management Workbook and PMP / **CAPM** Exam Study Guide. 10th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
Koch, C., 2009. The **Arbitrage** **Pricing** **Theory** as an Approach to **Capital**...

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...the risk-free rate is in equal **relation** to the systematic risk. In this regard, the higher the beta of a security, the higher will be the expected return of that particular **asset** (Sharpe, 1964).
In the following years, economists have **critically** reviewed the published **theory** of **CAPM** and its application in reality after comparing the actual returns with the expected returns. The **CAPM** **model** is still widely used by companies as an efficient **model** for computing cost of **capital** (Ko) on the basis of explanation that securities with higher betas offer higher return. **CAPM** has...

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...**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’...

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