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Seat No.: ________ Enrolment No.___________

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

MBA ? SEMESTER 3 ? EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2016

Subject Code: 2830203 Date: 09/05/2016

Subject Name: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Time: 10.30 AM TO 01.30 PM Total Marks: 70

Instructions:

1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q1 Answer the following multiple choice questions: 06

Which of the following terms represent an upper price limit for a stock

based on the quantity of the willing seller?

1.

A. Support B. Trend line

C. Resistance D. Channel

A main difference between real and nominal return proceeds is that,

2.

A. A real return adjust for

inflation and nominal

return do not

B. Real return use actual cash

flows and nominal use expected

cash flows

C. Real return adjust for

commissions and

nominal returns do not

D Real returns show highest

possible return and nominal

show lowest possible return

Non-systematic risk is further more identified as

3. A. No diversifiable risk B. Market risk

C. Random risk D. Company specific risk

Suppose you have 20 stocks and you want to derive efficient frontier,

how many co-variances do you have to calculate?

4. A. 90 B. 190

C. 20 D. 400

Mr X is just retired as a government officer. Which investment would

grade upper most with regard to protection is,

5. A. Preferred stock B. Real estate

C. Common stock D. Government bonds

Consider two stock in portfolio A and B

E (R) S.D.

A 15% 10%

B 20% 30%

If the returns of the two stocks perfectly negatively correlated what is

the weightage of two stocks that risk of portfolio driven down to zero?

6. A. 75% and 25% B. 60% and 40%

C. 80% and 20% D. 66.67% and 33.33%

Q.1 (b) Explain the meaning of the following terms: 04

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Seat No.: ________ Enrolment No.___________

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

MBA ? SEMESTER 3 ? EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2016

Subject Code: 2830203 Date: 09/05/2016

Subject Name: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Time: 10.30 AM TO 01.30 PM Total Marks: 70

Instructions:

1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q1 Answer the following multiple choice questions: 06

Which of the following terms represent an upper price limit for a stock

based on the quantity of the willing seller?

1.

A. Support B. Trend line

C. Resistance D. Channel

A main difference between real and nominal return proceeds is that,

2.

A. A real return adjust for

inflation and nominal

return do not

B. Real return use actual cash

flows and nominal use expected

cash flows

C. Real return adjust for

commissions and

nominal returns do not

D Real returns show highest

possible return and nominal

show lowest possible return

Non-systematic risk is further more identified as

3. A. No diversifiable risk B. Market risk

C. Random risk D. Company specific risk

Suppose you have 20 stocks and you want to derive efficient frontier,

how many co-variances do you have to calculate?

4. A. 90 B. 190

C. 20 D. 400

Mr X is just retired as a government officer. Which investment would

grade upper most with regard to protection is,

5. A. Preferred stock B. Real estate

C. Common stock D. Government bonds

Consider two stock in portfolio A and B

E (R) S.D.

A 15% 10%

B 20% 30%

If the returns of the two stocks perfectly negatively correlated what is

the weightage of two stocks that risk of portfolio driven down to zero?

6. A. 75% and 25% B. 60% and 40%

C. 80% and 20% D. 66.67% and 33.33%

Q.1 (b) Explain the meaning of the following terms: 04

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1. Circuit breaker

2. Anchoring

3. Short sell

4. Regret aversion

Q.1 (c) Write a note of IPO investments. 04

Q.2 (a) Define investments. Discuss the various marketable and non-marketable

investment avenues available to investors.

07

(b) What do you mean by efficient market hypothesis? Also explain the

forms of market efficiency.

07

OR

(b) A highly volatile stock earns the following returns over six year periods

R1= 10%, R2= 30%, R3=15%, R4=-0.12, R5=35%, R6=12%

Calculate and interpret the following values:

1. Arithmetic mean

2. Cumulative wealth index

3. Standard deviation

07

Q.3 (a) What are the basic assumption and inputs required for CAPM? Explain

CML and SML. Also establish intra-relation between them.

07

(b) The earning of a company has been growing at 15% over the past several

years and is expected to increase at this rate for next seven years and

thereafter at 9% in perpetuity it is currently earning Rs 4 per share and

paying Rs 2 per dividend. What shall be present value of share with

discount rate of 12% for the first seven years and 10% thereafter?

07

OR

Q.3 (a) Select an industry of your choice and do the industry analysis in the

current economic scenario.

07

(b) The following table gives analyst expected return on two stocks for

particular market:

Market return Aggressive stock Defensive stock

8% 3% 10%

25% 40% 20%

1. What are the betas of the stocks?

2. What is the expected return on each stock if market return is

equally likely to be 8% and 25%?

3. If the risk free rate is 9% and market return is equally likely to

be 8% or 25%, what is SML?

4. What is the alpha of two stocks?

07

Q.4 (a) Write a note on the following:

1. Technical analysis

2. Dow theory and components

07

(b) The rates of return on stock X and market portfolio for last 12

months are given below:

07

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Seat No.: ________ Enrolment No.___________

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

MBA ? SEMESTER 3 ? EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2016

Subject Code: 2830203 Date: 09/05/2016

Subject Name: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Time: 10.30 AM TO 01.30 PM Total Marks: 70

Instructions:

1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q1 Answer the following multiple choice questions: 06

Which of the following terms represent an upper price limit for a stock

based on the quantity of the willing seller?

1.

A. Support B. Trend line

C. Resistance D. Channel

A main difference between real and nominal return proceeds is that,

2.

A. A real return adjust for

inflation and nominal

return do not

B. Real return use actual cash

flows and nominal use expected

cash flows

C. Real return adjust for

commissions and

nominal returns do not

D Real returns show highest

possible return and nominal

show lowest possible return

Non-systematic risk is further more identified as

3. A. No diversifiable risk B. Market risk

C. Random risk D. Company specific risk

Suppose you have 20 stocks and you want to derive efficient frontier,

how many co-variances do you have to calculate?

4. A. 90 B. 190

C. 20 D. 400

Mr X is just retired as a government officer. Which investment would

grade upper most with regard to protection is,

5. A. Preferred stock B. Real estate

C. Common stock D. Government bonds

Consider two stock in portfolio A and B

E (R) S.D.

A 15% 10%

B 20% 30%

If the returns of the two stocks perfectly negatively correlated what is

the weightage of two stocks that risk of portfolio driven down to zero?

6. A. 75% and 25% B. 60% and 40%

C. 80% and 20% D. 66.67% and 33.33%

Q.1 (b) Explain the meaning of the following terms: 04

2

1. Circuit breaker

2. Anchoring

3. Short sell

4. Regret aversion

Q.1 (c) Write a note of IPO investments. 04

Q.2 (a) Define investments. Discuss the various marketable and non-marketable

investment avenues available to investors.

07

(b) What do you mean by efficient market hypothesis? Also explain the

forms of market efficiency.

07

OR

(b) A highly volatile stock earns the following returns over six year periods

R1= 10%, R2= 30%, R3=15%, R4=-0.12, R5=35%, R6=12%

Calculate and interpret the following values:

1. Arithmetic mean

2. Cumulative wealth index

3. Standard deviation

07

Q.3 (a) What are the basic assumption and inputs required for CAPM? Explain

CML and SML. Also establish intra-relation between them.

07

(b) The earning of a company has been growing at 15% over the past several

years and is expected to increase at this rate for next seven years and

thereafter at 9% in perpetuity it is currently earning Rs 4 per share and

paying Rs 2 per dividend. What shall be present value of share with

discount rate of 12% for the first seven years and 10% thereafter?

07

OR

Q.3 (a) Select an industry of your choice and do the industry analysis in the

current economic scenario.

07

(b) The following table gives analyst expected return on two stocks for

particular market:

Market return Aggressive stock Defensive stock

8% 3% 10%

25% 40% 20%

1. What are the betas of the stocks?

2. What is the expected return on each stock if market return is

equally likely to be 8% and 25%?

3. If the risk free rate is 9% and market return is equally likely to

be 8% or 25%, what is SML?

4. What is the alpha of two stocks?

07

Q.4 (a) Write a note on the following:

1. Technical analysis

2. Dow theory and components

07

(b) The rates of return on stock X and market portfolio for last 12

months are given below:

07

3

Month 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Return

on

stock

(%)

13 17 24 15 14 18 16 6 10 13 14 20

Return

on

market

(%)

14 13 12 7 9 15 18 7 3 16 8 10

1. Calculate and interpret the beta stock ? X.

2. What is characteristic line for stock ? X?

OR

Q.4 (a) Write a note on the following:

1. Single index model

2. Arbitrage pricing theory

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(b) Calculate the systematic and unsystematic risks for the given securities

from the following data.

Average

Return (%)

Standard

deviation

Beta

Tata power 33.90 126.34 0.36

Mahindra &

Mahindra

25.09 106.70 0.74

Market index

(Nifty)

28.63 39.52 1

Correlation

coefficient

0.90

r

2

0.81

07

Q.5 Mr. X has recently completed MBA Finance from GTU as major

in finance and he has been hired as a financial planner by a leading

financial corporation. His boss has assigned him the task of

investing Rs 10,00,000 for a client who has been asked to consider

only the following investment alternatives, Stock A and Stock B.

The research wing of the company has developed the probability

distribution for the state of the economy and estimated value of

rate of return under each state of economy. The following

information is available for your research purpose:

State of

Economy

Probability Stock A Stock B

1 0.20 5 20

2 0.30 15 14

3 0.40 18 35

4 0.10 02 10

1. What are expected returns and standard deviations of returns for

stock A and B? What is your recommendation of client in terms

of variability for the two stocks? Which stock is more consistent?

Justify your answers.

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Seat No.: ________ Enrolment No.___________

GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

MBA ? SEMESTER 3 ? EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2016

Subject Code: 2830203 Date: 09/05/2016

Subject Name: Security Analysis and Portfolio Management

Time: 10.30 AM TO 01.30 PM Total Marks: 70

Instructions:

1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q1 Answer the following multiple choice questions: 06

Which of the following terms represent an upper price limit for a stock

based on the quantity of the willing seller?

1.

A. Support B. Trend line

C. Resistance D. Channel

A main difference between real and nominal return proceeds is that,

2.

A. A real return adjust for

inflation and nominal

return do not

B. Real return use actual cash

flows and nominal use expected

cash flows

C. Real return adjust for

commissions and

nominal returns do not

D Real returns show highest

possible return and nominal

show lowest possible return

Non-systematic risk is further more identified as

3. A. No diversifiable risk B. Market risk

C. Random risk D. Company specific risk

Suppose you have 20 stocks and you want to derive efficient frontier,

how many co-variances do you have to calculate?

4. A. 90 B. 190

C. 20 D. 400

Mr X is just retired as a government officer. Which investment would

grade upper most with regard to protection is,

5. A. Preferred stock B. Real estate

C. Common stock D. Government bonds

Consider two stock in portfolio A and B

E (R) S.D.

A 15% 10%

B 20% 30%

If the returns of the two stocks perfectly negatively correlated what is

the weightage of two stocks that risk of portfolio driven down to zero?

6. A. 75% and 25% B. 60% and 40%

C. 80% and 20% D. 66.67% and 33.33%

Q.1 (b) Explain the meaning of the following terms: 04

2

1. Circuit breaker

2. Anchoring

3. Short sell

4. Regret aversion

Q.1 (c) Write a note of IPO investments. 04

Q.2 (a) Define investments. Discuss the various marketable and non-marketable

investment avenues available to investors.

07

(b) What do you mean by efficient market hypothesis? Also explain the

forms of market efficiency.

07

OR

(b) A highly volatile stock earns the following returns over six year periods

R1= 10%, R2= 30%, R3=15%, R4=-0.12, R5=35%, R6=12%

Calculate and interpret the following values:

1. Arithmetic mean

2. Cumulative wealth index

3. Standard deviation

07

Q.3 (a) What are the basic assumption and inputs required for CAPM? Explain

CML and SML. Also establish intra-relation between them.

07

(b) The earning of a company has been growing at 15% over the past several

years and is expected to increase at this rate for next seven years and

thereafter at 9% in perpetuity it is currently earning Rs 4 per share and

paying Rs 2 per dividend. What shall be present value of share with

discount rate of 12% for the first seven years and 10% thereafter?

07

OR

Q.3 (a) Select an industry of your choice and do the industry analysis in the

current economic scenario.

07

(b) The following table gives analyst expected return on two stocks for

particular market:

Market return Aggressive stock Defensive stock

8% 3% 10%

25% 40% 20%

1. What are the betas of the stocks?

2. What is the expected return on each stock if market return is

equally likely to be 8% and 25%?

3. If the risk free rate is 9% and market return is equally likely to

be 8% or 25%, what is SML?

4. What is the alpha of two stocks?

07

Q.4 (a) Write a note on the following:

1. Technical analysis

2. Dow theory and components

07

(b) The rates of return on stock X and market portfolio for last 12

months are given below:

07

3

Month 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Return

on

stock

(%)

13 17 24 15 14 18 16 6 10 13 14 20

Return

on

market

(%)

14 13 12 7 9 15 18 7 3 16 8 10

1. Calculate and interpret the beta stock ? X.

2. What is characteristic line for stock ? X?

OR

Q.4 (a) Write a note on the following:

1. Single index model

2. Arbitrage pricing theory

07

(b) Calculate the systematic and unsystematic risks for the given securities

from the following data.

Average

Return (%)

Standard

deviation

Beta

Tata power 33.90 126.34 0.36

Mahindra &

Mahindra

25.09 106.70 0.74

Market index

(Nifty)

28.63 39.52 1

Correlation

coefficient

0.90

r

2

0.81

07

Q.5 Mr. X has recently completed MBA Finance from GTU as major

in finance and he has been hired as a financial planner by a leading

financial corporation. His boss has assigned him the task of

investing Rs 10,00,000 for a client who has been asked to consider

only the following investment alternatives, Stock A and Stock B.

The research wing of the company has developed the probability

distribution for the state of the economy and estimated value of

rate of return under each state of economy. The following

information is available for your research purpose:

State of

Economy

Probability Stock A Stock B

1 0.20 5 20

2 0.30 15 14

3 0.40 18 35

4 0.10 02 10

1. What are expected returns and standard deviations of returns for

stock A and B? What is your recommendation of client in terms

of variability for the two stocks? Which stock is more consistent?

Justify your answers.

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2. If correlation coefficient of two stocks is 0.80 and investor wants

to invest 40% in stock A and remaining in stock B, what is the

expected return and risk of the portfolio of the two stocks?

OR

Q.5 Consider the following information for three mutual funds, X, Y and Z

and the market.

Mean return S.D. Beta

X 15% 20% 0.90

Y 17% 24% 1.10

Z 19% 27% 1.20

Market index 16 20 1.00

The mean risk free rate was 10%.

1 Calculate the Treynor measure, Sharpe measure and Jensen

measure for the three mutual funds and the market index.

2 Explain the real life application of the Treynor measure, Sharpe

measure and Jensen measure with reference to the above

question.

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