Capm - Financial Management

Topics: Stock market, Stock, Capital asset pricing model Pages: 2 (274 words) Published: January 12, 2011
CIMA P9 SLFS Revision Notes May 2009
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Chapter Six
CAPM
1 CAPM Equation
Minimum return = Rf+ (Rm-Rf)
There are several uses of the CAPM equation:-
To find the company’s Ke(Chapter 3)
Risk Adjusted WACC(Chapter 5)
Assist a stock market investor to buy or sell equities
2 CAPM & Buy/Sell Equities
2.1 Single Equity
Take/Find e
Put into CAPM
Minimum Return = Rf+(Rm-Rf) e
Forecast a return for the investment (could use
past returns)
Forecast exceeds/equals
minimum return-Buy or Keep the share
2.3 Combining Equities
a) Created a weighted average portfolio Beta
i.e (Cash in Share (1)/Total Cash in Equities X 1) + (Cash
in Share (2)/Total Cash in Equities X 2 )
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b) Put into CAPM
Minimum Return = Rf+(Rm-Rf)Weighted Average
3 Meaning of a e
3.1 A e is the measure of risk being faced by equity
shareholders
3.2 e can be split into:-
Systematic Business Risk-measured by asset
Financial Risk
3.3 Sytematic risk is how market factors effect that
investment. Market factors are:-
Macroeconomic variables
Political factors
The measure is relative to the benchmark of the
market portfolio.
3.3 CAPM assumes that the investor eliminated the
unsystematic risk.
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