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MGT411 (Money and Banking)
Assignment No. 2
Due Date: June 07, 2012 Marks: 30
Question No. 1 (Marks: 8+8+4 =20)
Topic: Measuring Risk
Learning Objectives:
To enable the students to measure the risk associated with various kinds of investments
so that they can take the right decision while choosing among the various kinds of
investment opportunities.
Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to take right decision regarding their investment opportunities
after careful analysis of the risk associated with various investment opportunities.
The Case:
Mr. Graduate is planning to make investment in the Karachi Stock Exchange after
graduating from Business University. After a careful analysis of various stocks, he
selected a stock of the company ABC in which he is willing to invest. The current
market price of ABC stock is Rs.200. As this investment is very risky, so he
contacted various experts in the market in order to take their suggestion. Based on
predictions of financial experts, there are following three scenarios relating to his
investment after two months:
1. In case of high growth in the economy, there are 30% chances that the price
of the stock will increase and will be at Rs.350.
2. In case of normal growth in the economy, there are 60% chances that the
price of the stock will remain at Rs.250.
3. In case of recession, there are 10% chances that the prices of the stock will
decrease to Rs.150.
He is unable to further calculate expected value, variance and standard deviation in
order to assess the risk associated with this investment.
Keeping in view the given scenario, you are required to help Mr. Graduate in
calculating the following:
a. Expected value
b. Variance.
c. Standard deviation.
Question No. 2 (Marks: 10)
Topic: Valuing Stock
Learning Objectives
The objective of this assignment is to enable the students to value a stock in which they
are going to make investment so that they may be able to determine the just price they
should pay for a stock.
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to determine the just prices of the stocks being traded in the stock
market. They will be able to determine whether a stock in overvalued or undervalued
and can take investment decision accordingly.
The Case:
Assume that you are going to purchase the stock of a company ABC. After careful
analysis you have forecasted that firm’s dividends should grow at 8% on average in
the foreseeable future. The last divided the company paid was Rs.4.
Keeping in view the above data, you are required to compute the current price of the
stock assuming the required return is 18%.
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on last date. This extra time should only be used to meet the emergencies and above
mentioned due dates should always be treated as final to avoid any inconvenience.
Important Instructions:
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 Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due date. No assignment
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Formatting guidelines:
 Use the font style “Times New Roman”/ “Arial” and font size “12”.
 It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word 2003.
 Use black and blue font colors only.
Solution guidelines:
 Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an analytical
 Give the answer according to question.
 For acquiring the relevant knowledge don’t rely only on handouts but watch the
video lectures and use other reference books also.
Rules for Marking
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 It has been submitted after due date
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 Calculate to the point where calculation is being required. NO need to write irrelevant
material or extra interpretation.
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irrelevant material.

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kisi nay assignment nahi banani....:P

First question answers 

a)Rs. 270



Second Answer

Rs 43.2

Can some body confirm them..???

Bro i think Q2 ans is Rs.40.

what do u say...........

Brother iss mein formula tau yehi lagay ga...lekin uss mein DIV1/i - g lagna hai

DIV1 = DiV(1 + g)

= 4(1+0.08)


what do you say now???

Brother agar ap ne question solve kar liye han tu please upload the solution and give the idea.

Brother ap na formula to DIV1/1-g btaya ha top phir calculation ma ap na 1+g ku likha ha plz explain kr dain



Dividend = 4

            R = 18 %   => 0.18

            G = 8%    => 0.08

            Current Price/ Present Price (PV) =?

As we know :

            PV = Dividend. / r - g

                   = 4/ 0.18 – 0.08

                  = 4/0.1

                  = 40 Current Price

What you say about it bhai jan 

itni bari price nai ati

Plz confirm and give solution. MGT411

plz give solution mgt 411 mgt 401


Brother please show complete calculation.

Yes Ur all answers are right Shahzad Sadiq


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