# Question: suppose that the standard deviation of the returns on the...

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Suppose that the standard deviation of the returns on the shares of stock at two different companies is exactly the same. Does this mean that the required rate of return will be the same for these two stocks? How might the required rate of return on the stock of a third company be greater than the required rates of return on the stocks of the first two companies even if te standard deviation of the returns of the third company's stock is lower?