December 28th , 2010
Mandatory Submission of Assignments for VMU
Dear Protons, • • • • • • • • • • This is to inform you all to prepare written assignment for second year of MBA, details of which is given below after this notice. This assignment is from VMU and based on question papers of last three examinations. This assignment is supposed to be submitted by only those Protons whose second year examination is due in January -2011. The books, needed to complete this assignment, are available in Library from 28-12-2010 onwards. A personal set of these 5-books can be collected from library only after submitting the Project Report. The last date to collect the books is 5th January 2011. The last date to submit the assignment is 12th January 2011. Assignment must be hand written on a hard-bound long register with atleast 200-pages. Register has to be covered with a brown paper. Nothing should be written on this cover. Please leave first page blank. Assignment on notebook / ruled paper / A-4 sized paper / loose pages or typed reports are not acceptable. While writing, word-limit guidelines must be followed. Please note that though internal choice is given but Protons have to solve all five questions in both the sections. This assignment carries a credit of 25-marks. Failing to submit the assignment on time may cause a loss of 25-marks. ( Also, It would not be out of place to mention here that out of 100 marks, theoretical paper carries a credit of 75-marks. And the minimum marks to pass the exam is 50 including assignment.)
Happy writing..! Happy grade hunting..! Happy score hunting..!
Prof. Dr. Vinay Goyal Dean – Academics PROTON business school – Indore Campus
School of Commerce and Management
Assignment for the year 2007 – 2008 MBA-Second year Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management Course code: 2040215 Assignment code: A-2040215/2007-08 Marks: 100 Answer any five questions in about 500 words each. Attempt at least two questions from each section. Each question carries 20 marks. Section – I 1. What are the guidelines issued by SEBI in pricing and allotment of the new issue? 2. “Changes that occur in the interest rate and purchasing power affect the bonds return more than the stock’s return”. Discuss 3. Explain the factors that have most significant effect on the industry’s earnings. 4. For the first four years Wipro Company is assumed to grow at a rate of 10%. After four years the growth rate of dividend is assured to decline linearly to 3 per cent. After 7 years, the firm is assumed to grow at a rate of 3 per cent infinitely. The next year the dividend is Rs.4, and the required rate of return is 12%. Find out the value of stock. 5. How does efficient market hypothesis differ from the technical analysis? Explain Section – II 6. Define Markowitz Diversification. Explain the statistical method used by Markowitz to obtain the risk reducing benefit. 7. A portfolio manager has got the following information about several stocks. He has to build a optimum portfolio of his client without short sales. Security A B C D E F G H Expected Return 22 20 14 18 16 12 19 17 β 1.0 2.5 1.5 1.0 0.8 1.2 1.6 2.0 2ie 35 30 25 80 20 10 25 30
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School of Commerce and Management
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