Question: consider the three stocks in the following table pt represents...
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Consider the three stocks in the following table. P_{t} represents price at time t, and Q_{t} represents shares outstanding at time t. Stock C splits two-for-one in the last period.
P_{0} | Q_{0} | P_{1} | Q_{1} | P_{2} | Q_{2} | |
A | 90 | 100 | 95 | 100 | 95 | 100 |
B | 50 | 200 | 45 | 200 | 45 | 200 |
C | 100 | 200 | 110 | 200 | 55 | 400 |
Calculate the first-period rates of return on the following indexes of the three stocks: (Do not round intermediate calculations. Round answers to 2 decimal places.)
a. A market value–weighted index
Rate of return %
b. An equally weighted index
Rate of return %