By Xinfeng Zhou
This ebook will organize you for quantitative finance interviews via aiding you 0 in at the key thoughts which are often validated in such interviews. during this publication we examine suggestions to greater than 2 hundred actual interview difficulties and supply important insights into find out how to ace quantitative interviews. The publication covers numerous themes that you're prone to come upon in quantitative interviews: mind teasers, calculus, linear algebra, chance, stochastic tactics and stochastic calculus, finance and programming.
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Beta coefficient lines are calculated using a 60-month regression. In this example, the beta coefficient for CocaCola is calculated using 60 monthly observations of returns for CocaCola from January 1, 2004 to December 31, 2013, and returns for the S&P 500 Index for the same time period. Beta is the covariance between returns for Coca-Cola and returns for the S&P 500 divided by the variance for the S&P 500. 3) 22 CORPORATE VALUATION USING THE FREE CASH FLOW METHOD BetaKO =the slope of the regression line between returns for the market and returns for Coca-Cola AlphaKO = the intercept coefficient for the regression line between returns for the market and returns for Coca-Cola (Rm) =the return on the S&P 500 stock market index (Rm − RF) =the market risk premium is the additional return that stockholders receive for the additional risk of holding stocks rather than the risk-free asset, long-term government bonds.
This is the value that is used as the estimate of long-term growth for Coca-Cola. 1 shows GDP for the 10-year time period. The change in GDP is positive for 9 of the 10 years. The only year with negative growth is 2009. 2 shows the change in GDP for each of the 10 years. 88 GDP in billions of current dollars *GDP, gross domestic product. 2 Change in gross domestic product (GDP), 2004–2013 CHAPTER 4 Calculating the Beta Coefficient and Required Rate of Return for Coca-Cola In Chapter 4, we demonstrate how to compute the required rate of return for Coca-Cola using modern portfolio theory (MPT) with data downloaded from the Internet.
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