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EXPECTED RETURN A stock’s returns have the following distribution: Demand For the Company’s Products Probability of this D-emand Occurring Rate of Return if this Demand Occurs Weak 0.1 (3%) Below average 0.1 (14) Average 0.3 11 Above average 0.3 20 Strong 0.2 45 1.0 Assume the risk-free rate is 2%. Calculate the stock’s expected return, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, and Sharpe ratio.

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EXPECTED RETURN A stock’s returns have the following distribution:

Demand For the Company’s Products Probability of this D-emand Occurring Rate of Return if this Demand Occurs
Weak 0.1 (3%)
Below average 0.1 (14)
Average 0.3 11
Above average 0.3 20
Strong 0.2 45
  1.0  

Assume the risk-free rate is 2%. Calculate the stock’s expected return, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, and Sharpe ratio.

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